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“To Maria and Jacquie, My sincerest sympathy goes out to you and your families. I was in your mother's first class at Burlington High School, and...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Joan (Pattison) Sheehan - NM

“We were sad to learn of the passing of Pat and Priscilla. Our parents sold them the home in Sherman Road and we moved across the street. The Dorsey...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Mary-Ellen Dorsey Reardon - MA

“To the family of Priscilla Mahoney Granfield, I just want to express how much she was loved by all. We learned a lot in her classes at BHS and...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Ann Penta - Burlington, MA

“When I think back to my school years some of my favorite teachers was Priscilla Mahoney Granfield. I believe we were her first class to go from 9th...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Barbara Mac Kay Lussier - MA

“Maria,I know it's been a long time but I heard your parents had passed away and I just wanted to share my sincere condolences. We're thinking of you...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Lisa Galluzzo - MA - Friend

“Dearest Jackie and Maria, Somehow, it is fitting that your Dad and Mom ended their earthly love story together - as they always were and will be....Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Helen McLaughlin - Concord, MA

“I knew her husband from Medford High School he was a very nice man they are both resting in peace now ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Lorraine Butler - Derry, NH

“I'm so sorry to hear about your mother passing she is Now resting in peace her and your dad are both resting in peace now you are both in my prays...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Lorraine Butler - Derry, NH

“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 »
9 of 9 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Priscilla J. (Mahoney) Granfield, of Melrose, died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on May 30, 2018 at the age of 83. Priscilla was born in Cambridge, raised in Melrose and a graduate of St. Mary's School. She went on to earn her bachelor's degree from Regis College in Chemistry and her master's degree in education from Boston University. Priscilla worked as a Teacher for the Burlington High School for many years and Melrose High School for several years. She loved spending time at her family home in W. Dennis on Cape Cod and wintered in Naples, Fl for 15 years. She enjoyed traveling to Hawaii, Bermuda, Ireland and driving cross country several times. Priscilla loved going to breakfast with her husband and spending time at Hampton Beach. Priscilla was the beloved wife of the late Patrick E. Granfield for 60 years. Loving mother of Jacqueline Ferguson & her husband James of Manchester, NH, and Maria Granfield of Melrose. Cherished grandmother of Erin & Molly Ferguson. Sister of John Mahoney, Jr. & his wife Rosemary, of NJ, William Mahoney & his wife Denyce of Medford and Charlotte Mahoney & her husband Peter Albert of Washington, D.C. Dear Cousin of Margaret McManus of W. Yarmouth. Sister in law of the late Nancy Mahoney. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Procession from the Gately Funeral Home on Friday, June 8 at 8:45AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St., Melrose at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, stjude.org/donate.