Mary K. Donnelly
1922 ∼ 2020
Mary (Kirby) Donnelly, 98, of Falmouth passed peacefully on October 6, 2020.
Our beloved Mimi was born on March 10, 1922 in Boston MA to Lawrence “Darby” and Sarah (McCool) Kirby.
She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Brookline, MA and cum laude from Regis College in Weston, MA before embarking on an illustrious and successful career at Raytheon Company. Mimi’s passions of dancing, reading, movies, and NFL football were exceeded only by her love for family. Possessing a great intellect and keen awareness, Mimi was compassionate about all social and political issues.
Mimi was predeceased by her husband Joseph F. Donnelly Sr, her son Joseph F. Donnelly Jr, and sister Joan (Kirby) Sullivan.
She is survived by her children Michael C. Donnelly and wife Carolyn (Tuttle) of Bunn NC, Brian P. Donnelly and wife Kathryn (Reidy-Williams) of Boxborough MA, Maribeth Wadman and her husband John of Falmouth MA, and Laurand M. Bryant and husband David of Framingham MA. She is also survived by her siblings Lawrence Kirby and wife Mary (Crane) of Manchester by the Sea MA, Edward Kirby and wife Mary (Seaver) of Nashua NH, and Sister Alice Mary Kirby CSJ of Brighton MA, as well as 9 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and several loving nieces and nephews.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, funeral and burial services will be private. Donations may be made to Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston, Advancement Office, 637 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA 02135.