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Martha S. (McGarry) Healey

June 8, 1943 ~ October 25, 2020 (age 77)


Martha Sarah (McGarry) Healey, 77, beloved wife of William Healey of Brockton, Massachusetts, died peacefully at home on October 25, 2020 after a lengthy illness. A lifelong resident of Easton and Brockton, Martha was the daughter of the late John and Sarah McGarry of Easton, Massachusetts and graduate of Oliver Ames High School and Bridgewater State College. She began her career as a teacher in Brockton Public Schools and worked for many years as an insurance representative. Martha was happiest surrounded by her grandchildren’s laughter, a good book, and a garden in full bloom. She was a loving mother to Kristen Cramer (of New Jersey), Jennifer Gallagher (of Easton), and Danielle Gaito (of Easton); cherished sister of Joseph McGarry (of Norton), Sheila McGarry (of Raynham), Christopher McGarry (of Tiverton, RI), Colleen Burns (of Wareham), Mary Gotsell (of Ogunquit, ME), and Jack McGarry (of Saco, ME); devoted grandmother to Owen, Cullen, Cate, Kendall, Teagan, and Marin; and adoring aunt to many nieces and nephews. Her family is grateful for the loving home care of Tabitha, Jenny, Lucy, and Beth and the compassionate staff of Ascend Hospice. All are welcome to calling hours on Wednesday, October 28th from 3-7 p.m. at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 N. Main St., Brockton, her funeral service on Thursday, October 29th at 10 a.m. at the chapel at Waitt Funeral Home and burial at Melrose Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the Taunton Area Community Table at Due to COVID regulations, masks are required.

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Calling Hours
October 28, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main St.
Brockton, MA 02301

Funeral Service
October 29, 2020

10:00 AM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main St.
Brockton, MA 02301

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