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Rita A. (Maher) Stanley
  • Mass. General North Shore Cancer Center, Attn: Heidi Turner
    102 Endicott St.
    Danvers, MA 01923

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Dear Pat
Please accept our condolences on the loss of your Mother, Rita. May she Rest In Peace.

Posted by: John and Chris Roberts - Wellesley Hills, MA - Friend   Jan 03, 2018

Dear Laura & family,

Sending my sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved mother. She was such a lovely woman. I have many fond recollections of all the fun times spent with you on Poplar Street, your parents were always so welcoming. Take solace in the fact they are now reunited. May all your wonderful memories help you through this difficult time.

With love and sympathy,
Lauren XO

Posted by: Lauren Prendergast Applegate - CHARLOTTE, NC - Friend   Jan 03, 2018

Patty, Brian, Elaine, Diane, Laura, Jane & Andrew,

My deepest condolences for your loss. Thinking of you.


Posted by: Pamela Maher - Los Gatos, CA - Family   Jan 02, 2018

Patty, Brian, Elaine, Diane, Laura, Jane and Andrew,

I am very sorry for the loss of your mom.
She was a great mother!
She was such a wonderful Aunt and she was always so nice.
I always looked forward to going to your house to see her.
I can remember playing with the doll clothes that she made for your dolls.
She and your dad were such lovely people.
My deepest sympathy to you and your families.

Posted by: Deirdre Flynn - brooklyn, CT   Jan 02, 2018

Dear Elaine,
Please accept my deepest condolences. I am so sorry for your loss. It's clear to see from your mom's photo and her obituary that she is was a beautiful lady inside and out, who was very much loved. Fortunately she continues to live on through her beautiful daughter.
With all of my love and sympathy,
~ Almerinda

Posted by: Almerinda Silva - Tyngsboro, MA - Friend   Jan 02, 2018


I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. With deepest sympathy. -Heidi Horahan

Posted by: Heidi Horahan - MA - Coworker   Jan 02, 2018

Dear Elaine and Family,
I am very saddened to hear about the death of your beloved Mom.
Sincerely, AmyJean McKeown

Posted by: AmyJean McKeown - Melrose, MA - Coworker   Jan 02, 2018

The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable. Please feel free to call on us at anytime as we are always available to you.

Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague    Jan 02, 2018