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Jean M. (Monahan) Conn
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  • Society of the Holy Child Jesus
    1341 Montgomery Ave.
    Rosemont, PA 19010

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“I am so sorry to hear of her passing. I remember her always being so nice and welcoming. I offer my deepest condolences to Donn and the rest of the...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: James Phillips - Melrose, MA

“Sorry to hear of Jean's passing. I have fond memories of the Monahans, the Berrigans and the Boyd families spending summers in Alton, NH on half moon...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Robert Boyd - Chestnut Hill, MA

“Although a few years older than me I will always remember Jean and how nice she was to me. Jack ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: John Berrigan - Vero Beach, FL

“I would like to offer my sincere sympathy to the Conn Family on the loss of your Mother. She was a lovely woman and a beautiful person....Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Sheila Tighe - Melrose, MA

“Sue Sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Barb and I have you and your family in out thoughts and prayers. Roger ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Roger Bernardini - Tucson, AZ

“Dear Sue,I am sorry to hear about your loss. Please accept my condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Sincerely, Stefan ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Stefan Schulte Strathaus Neustadt

“Andrew, I send my sincere sympathy to you and your family as you grieve the loss of your loving mother. May fond memories bring you comfort as you...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Boyle - Indianapolis, IN

“My sincere condolences to you and your family Sue. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: DIANNE CHAGARIS - Stoneham, MA

“So sorry to the Family for your loss, ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Ted Hunt - Melrose, MA

“Prayers of comfort and strength . Going to miss you at family gatherings for holidays and birthdays . ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Denise DeAngelis - Acton, Maine

“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 »
11 of 11 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - MA

Jean Marie (Monahan) Conn passed away at her home in Saugus on Saturday June 1, 2019. She was born in Medford on June 2, 1935 to the late Arthur & Arline (Berrigan) Monahan. Jean and her brother Richard grew up in Melrose. She graduated from St. Mary's Elementary School and St. Mary's High School in Melrose. Following High School, she attended Chandler School for Women.

Jean worked at the Provident Institution For Savings until her marriage to Donald Conn in 1958. During their 28 years of marriage, they had five children: Donald Jr., Susan, Stephen, who passed away in 1963, Andrew and Jeffrey. Jean and Don enjoyed summers together at their house in Chatham until his passing in 1986. They were blessed with a tight-knit circle of close friends.

Jean was a devoted mother and grandmother who was never happier than when she was spending time with one or more of her ten grandchildren. She maintained her wonderful sense of humor to the very end of her life. Jean had an enormous impact on all who knew her. She will be sorely missed by her loving family.

Jean was the beloved wife of the late Donald L. Conn. Loving mother of Donald L. Conn Jr. & April of Melrose, Sue M. Hamilton & Matthew of Tewksbury, Andrew J. Conn & Sharon of Marshfield, Jeffrey M. Conn & Candice of Wake Forest, NC, and the late Stephen Conn. Sister of the late Richard Monahan. Cherished grandmother of Donald L. III & Emily R. Conn, Meghan & Alex Hamilton, Andrew J. Jr., Stephen, Daniel & Sarah Conn and Rachel & Julia Conn.

Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 4:00-7:00PM. Funeral procession from Gately Funeral Home on Friday morning June 7th at 9:00AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St. Wakefield at 10:00AM. Interment at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Memorial contributions may be made in Jean's name to the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, 1341 Montgomery Ave., Rosemont, PA 19010.