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Marie V. (O'Reilly) Foster
August 08, 2022


FOSTER, Marie V. (O’Reilly) of Westwood, died peacefully on August 8, 2022 in Dedham, at age 91. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Robert, and her loving parents Charles L. and Grace M. O’Reilly (McCarthy).

Marie grew up in West Roxbury, graduated from Boston Teacher’s College and was a much loved kindergarten teacher in the City of Boston for over 25 years. Her students were her kids and she loved them all. She was devoted to her family, friends, and pets, always there for them with a helping hand, a listening ear, a kind heart, and a welcoming home. Marie lived in Westwood for over 40 years, and her friends and neighbors became family and looked out for her. She stayed forever young at heart and was a ray of sunshine in the lives of many. She was much loved and will be missed.

Funeral will be from William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre St., West Roxbury, on Monday August 15th. Visitation at 8:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Theresa Church (chapel) at 9:30. Relatives and friends invited. Interment at Mt. Benedict Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Marie’s memory to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan St, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.

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Gormley Funeral Service
2055 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132