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Ann E. "Nancy" Bennett
  • St. Barbara's Church
    138 Cambridge Rd.
    Woburn, MA 01801

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“I was so sorry to learn of Nancy's passing. After many years of being neighbors I really got to know Nancy during our Sunday morning drives to mass...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Ann Callahan - Woburn, MA

“I will always cherish our limo rides to the 25 Year Club parties. Steverino ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Steve Locke - Charlestown, MA

“Clare, My sympathy to you and your family. Mary-Margaret [Thomas] Keaney ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Mary-Margaret [Thomas] Keaney - MA

“I worked with Nancy at Arthur D. Little many years ago. Nancy was a wonderful person and a classy lady. I had a trip with Nancy and the girls from...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Reynolds - Coworker

“My deepest condolences to the family, may you find comfort in knowing that others share your sorrow. Take comfort in knowing that God keeps those who...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: P D - NY

“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....Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague

Ann E. "Nancy" Bennett, of Woburn, formerly of Arlington, passed away at Grosvenor Park Health Center in Salem on August 11, 2018. She was 84 years of age. Nancy was born & raised in Somerville and a graduate of Mary Cliff Academy in Winchester. She went on to Catherine Gibbs Secretarial School and worked as an Executive Secretary for the Arthur D. Little Research Company in Cambridge for 30 years. She resided in Arlington for 20 years and 30 years in Woburn. Nancy was a devout member & Eucharistic Minister at St. Barbara's Church in Woburn for many years and also volunteered at the Winchester Hospital. She was a great dresser and loved traveling to the Soviet Union, England, Rome, Italy and all over Europe. Nancy was the devoted daughter of the late Dr. John D. Bennett and Gladys (Paul) Bennett. She was the sister of Clare B. Callahan of Marblehead, and the late Daniel, Paul & John Bennett. Sister-in-law of Joan Bennett of Maine. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and friends. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge Rd. in Woburn on Friday August 17, 2018 at 12PM. Followed by a burial at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. There are no visiting hours. Arrangements by Gately Funeral Home, 79 West Foster St. Melrose. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Nancy's memory to St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge Rd., Woburn, MA 01801.