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DOHERTY, Hannah Agnes Heafey

DOHERTY, Hannah Agnes Heafey – West Roxbury and formerly of Mission Hill peacefully passed away in her 100th year on June 8th, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.

She was born June 16th, 1921 in Donegal, Ireland to the late James Doherty and Sarah Ellen McLaughlin Doherty. She raised her three children in Boston, MA, USA and worked at Harvard Medical School until she retired.

She is survived by her daughter Mary and her husband John McGonagle of West Roxbury, her son Michael Heafey and his wife Mary of Lakeville, and her son Daniel Heafey of Peabody. She is survived by her grandchildren Shannon, Erin, Kara, Heather, Michael and Daniel, her great grandsons Tyler, Michael, Patrick, Brayden, Jacob, Quinn and Maverick.


She is preceded in death by her siblings Bernard Doherty, Anne Seiger, Mary Sargent and John Doherty. She is also preceded in death by her daughter in law Maura Heafey and her beloved grandson Kyle McGonagle. She also is survived by many nieces and nephews and lifelong friends.

Visiting hours Tuesday, June 15th between 4 pm and 8 fpm. Funeral Mass Wednesday, June 16th. Mission Church, Boston, MA, at 10 am. Interment St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Family and friends welcome. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

May her gentle Soul rest in eternal peace

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