Mary (Rizzelli) McDonough

Died: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017


9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
Location: William Short Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
Location: St. Matthias Church

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Mary (Rizzelli) McDonough, 98, died Sunday November 5, 2017 after a long period of failing health.  She was the wife of the late William E. McDonough who passed away in 1984.   She was born in Boston, the daughter of the late Enrico Rizzelli and Vincenza (Lombardo) Macomber and lived in Marlborough all of her life.  
Mary worked as an insurance agent for the Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for many years, retiring in 1986.  She then went to work for Marlborough Hospital, working in central registration and the emergency room.  She retired in 2010 at the age of 91. 
She is survived by two daughters; Maureen McDonough of Marlborough and Judith McDonough of Millbury, two grandsons; Jason Morin and his partner Anne McElroy and Joshua Morin and his wife Wilaiwan, three great grandchildren; Julianna, Devin and Marcus and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. in Saint Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St., Marlborough.  Burial will be private.  An hour of visitation will be held on Friday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home (www.shortfuneral) 95 West Main St. Marlborough.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Saint Jude's Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 

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Williams Family
   Posted Sun December 03, 2017
Condolences to the McDonough family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, "heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds." May God bring you comfort and peace.the