Maureen D. (Sheehan) (Sinnery) Stake, 86, of Auburn passed away unexpectedly on July 17.
She leaves her beloved husband, Ronald H. Stake; her devoted children, Ronald Stake of Ohio, Donald Sinnery and wife Joanne of Milford, Donna Kaliszewski and husband John of Dudley, Robert Stake and wife Judy of Worcester, Debra Caruso and husband Harold of South Carolina, and David Sinnery and wife Suzanne of Groton; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; her brother, Walter Sheehan of Oxford; along with several nieces and nephews. Maureen was predeceased by her first husband, Donald Sinnery, a brother, Jack Sheehan, and their parents, George and Christine (Logee) Sheehan, as well as a grandson, Ronald Stake Jr.
Maureen was born in Hopkinton and raised and educated in Worcester. She was a 1955 graduate of Classical High School, prior to beginning an extensive career in business administration and finance.
She was proud to be a past president of the Worcester Chapter of American Business Woman’s Association, and was named Woman of the Year in 1975 by the ABWA.
Maureen’s unwavering love for her family kept her going. She always cherished the memories she made with each of her children and grandchildren. They will, in turn, keep her love alive.
A funeral service was held Aug. 4 at St. Michael’s on-the-Heights Episcopal Church, Worcester. Memorial donations can be made to St. Michael’s on-the-Heights (stmichaelsontheheights.org/giving).
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