Mary J. (McCarthy) Baetzel of Lynn beloved wife of the late Richard E. Baetzel died suddenly October 20th at Beverly Hospital surrounded by her family. Born in Boston she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Alice (Matson) McCarthy.
She was raised and educated in East Boston a graduate of East Boston High School. She has been a life long Lynner since 1966. Mary was a former member of St. Michael’s Church, an active member with the PLAV Ladies Auxiliary Chapter 56 holding multiple offices. Mary was a homemaker who spent all of time raising her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening and shopping. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother who will be deeply missed.
Mary is survived by her sons Richard J. and his wife Rosetta, Daniel E., all of Lynn, Ronald E. and his wife Teeann of Peabody, her daughters Nadine M. Heaphy and her husband James, Valerie A. Slepoy and her husband Mark, all of Lynn, and Loralyn Larffarello and her husband Frank of Wilmington. Beloved grandmother of 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, also survived by her sisters June Parziale and Patricia Pfeifer, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings Joseph McCarthy, John McCarthy, Frederick McCarthy, Daniel McCarthy, Edward McCarthy, Alice Salerno Whitney and daughter in law Diane Baetzel.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the NADWORNY FUNERAL HOME, 798 Western Ave., Lynn, on Monday at 10:00 a.m., followed by his Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart Church at 11:00a.m. After cremation, Mary will be interred in the Korean Lot at Pine Grove Cemetery at a later date.
Visiting hours on Sunday from 4- 8 p.m.
Donations in her name may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688. For guest book and directions, please visit www.nadwornyfuneralhome.com
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American Heart Association
20 Speen St., Framingham MA 01701-4688