Mary E. Hayward, 76, of Hopkinton, passed away Feb. 13. Preceded in death by her husband David, Mary is survived by her mother, M. Elizabeth Palmer of Milford, sisters Georgia Ladeau of Cape Cod, Linda Thomas of Maine and Claudia (Bruce) Garner of Maine, children Karen (Bruce) Lawrence of Minnesota, Kim (Bob) Hill of Uxbridge, David of Indiana, and Joe (Gretchen) of Hopkinton, 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She will also be terribly missed by extended family members and innumerable friends.
Mary’s life was well served, beginning with a career as an LPN and then taking care of everyone around her. The folks who benefited from “Mary’s Mission” on 37 Cedar will long remember her fierce advocacy, generosity, kindness and listening spirit.
A celebration of life was held Feb. 16 from 2-6 p.m. at the Woodville Rod and Gun Club. Arrangements were entrusted to the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home.