Nancy F. Poreda, 71, of Bolton


Bolton – Nancy F. (Hanrahan)  Poreda, 71, of Bolton and formerly of Shrewsbury, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 at Framingham Union Hospital in Framingham after an illness.

Born in Hoboken, N.J., she was the daughter of Judge Joseph P. and Julia (Sedvydis) Hanrahan. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s Nursing School in Hoboken, N.J. and worked as a registered nurse, most recently for UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her family as she was a devoted mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Judge Heidi C. Cesare and her husband Marc, Regina Poreda Ryan and her husband Michael, all of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Stanley Poreda and his wife Aggie Belt of Southborough; her sister, Sheila Monahan of California; and seven grandchildren, Emma, Tessa, and Bridget Cesare, Vincent and Anna Ryan, and Nashua and Machias Poreda. She was predeceased by her brother, Joseph P. Hanrahan Jr.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, Oct 27, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Southborough. A funeral Mass will follow at 1 p.m. at St. Matthew Church, 26 Highland St., Southborough. Burial will follow in the Southborough Rural Cemetery.

Contributions may be sent in her memory to Bolton Senior Citizens Assoc., PO Box 342, Bolton, MA 01740.

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