Born in Westborough, she was the daughter of the late George R. and Catherine (Lyons) McDonald. She was educated in Westborough schools and was a 1944 graduate of Westborough High School. Following graduation, she attended Lab Technician School.
Mary was employed as a lab technician at Westborough State Hospital prior to staying home to raise her children. In later years, she worked as an administrative assistant at the Gibbons Middle School until she retired Oct. 8, 1992.
She was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church and enjoyed antiquing, knitting, and crocheting.
Mary is survived by four daughters, Susan E. Hoffman and her husband Stephen of Hopkinton, Kelly A. Kimball of Westborough, Geralyn M. Concaugh of Westborough, and Moira C. Concaugh of Grafton, and three grandchildren, Caitlin Hoffman, Emily Hoffman and Jessica Kimball. She was predeceased by her loving sister, Janette LeBeau.
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, March 18, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke’s Cemetery. Calling hours at the Britton-Summers Funeral Home, 4 Church St., Westborough, are Thursday, March 17, from 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 or at www.stjude.org.