Winifred L. “Winnie” (Colby) Kirby passed away on October 18, 2022. She was 90 years old. Winifred was the beloved wife of the late John T. Kirby Sr. Born in Winthrop she was cherished daughter of the late Randolph and Sarah (Marder) Colby.
Prior to her retirement, Winnie worked as a salesperson for Saunders Woman’s Boutique.
Winifred was the devoted mother of Christine M. Glucker of Manchester, NH, John T. Kirby Jr. of East Boston, Daniel J. Kirby and his wife Lisa of Peabody, Timothy M. Kirby of Concord, NH, Maureen E. Silvia and her husband Richard of Goffstown, NH, and Stephen P. Kirby and his wife Joanie of Revere. Winifred was the adored grandmother and great-grandmother to many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was the dear sister of Marion McDuffee of Winthrop and the late Doris Rooney and Barbara DiMento.
At the request of the family services will be private. Donations in her memory can be made to the MSPCA 350 S. Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. Funeral arrangements are from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. Winthrop.