Ashland – Mary Ann T. (Amnott) Coffey, 86, died Sunday, Oct., 13 2013 after a long period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Thomas F. Coffey, who died in 2002.
She was born in Lewiston, Maine, the daughter of the late George and Agnes (Levesque) Amnott, and lived much of her life in this area in Milford, Ashland, and Marlborough.
For over 40 years Mrs. Coffey worked as a telephone operator for the former New England Telephone, which became AT&T and later Verizon.
She was a longtime member of the Pioneers Club of New England Telephone and for 10 years was an active member of St. Anne's Church in Southborough. She was dedicated to her family, her church and Roman Catholic faith, especially in her special devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
She is survived by one son, James Coffey of Hopkinton; one daughter, Theresa Kerestzes of Wellesley; one brother, Norman Amnott of Arizona; one sister, Irene Giguere of Florida; five grandchildren, Bridget, Caroline, Meredith, Ava, and Stephen; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Her funeral Mass will be held Friday, Oct. 18, at 9:30 a.m., in St. Anne's Church, 20 Boston Rd., Southborough. Burial will be Friday, Oct. 18, at 1:30 p.m., in the VA National Cemetery of Bourne. Local arrangements are being handled by the Britton-Summers Westborough Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy at www.marian.org.