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Frances E. (Simpson) Hegarty
February 15, 2024


HEGARTY, Frances E. (Simpson) of West Roxbury, formerly of Walpole, and Roslindale, passed away on February 15, 2024. Beloved wife of the late Martin Hegarty. Devoted mother of Eileen Corsetti and her husband Domenic of Winchester, Theresa Hegarty of FL, Martin Hegarty and his wife Lee Ann of FL, John “Chris” Hegarty of Roslindale, Sheila McCabe and her husband James of Walpole, Thomas Hegarty and his wife Jeannie of Walpole, Maura Hegarty and her partner Ivan Biesty of Walpole, and Patrick “Joe” Hegarty and his wife Carlene of Dedham. Dear sister of the late Beatrice Ruma, Ernest Simpson, and Kathleen Farese. Loving grandmother of Christian and Jaclyn Corsetti, Donna Sonntag and her husband Nick, Victoria Biesty, Patrick McCabe, Christine, Martin, Jr., Nicole, Michael, Aaron and Emilee Hegarty. Great grandmother of Samantha and Lily Sue Sonntag. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre St., WEST ROXBURY, on Thursday, February 22nd at 9:00am. followed by a Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, 169 Cummins Hwy, Roslindale at 10:00am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Visiting Hours, Wednesday, February 21st from 4pm to 8pm in the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Frances may be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation at For guest book please visit

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Gormley Funeral Service
2055 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132