Dorchester – Mark R. Montgomery, a resident of The Boston Home in Dorchester, MA and a longtime resident of Westborough, MA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, MA after a brief illness and a twenty-year battle against multiple sclerosis. He was 53 years old.
Mark was born in Worcester, MA on March 6, 1970, to Elizabeth and W. Kent Montgomery.
Mark leaves his two children, Matthew Montgomery and Casey Montgomery and their mother Denise of Bellingham, MA, three brothers, Don and his wife Denise, Tom and his wife Kimberly, and Doug, his mother, Betty, and seven nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Kent.
Mark was a graduate of Westborough High School and was employed by several restaurants, including The 99, the Piccadilly Pub, and others. He was most recently employed by Fidelity Investments before becoming disabled by multiple sclerosis.
Known to all by his nickname, “Speedy,” he was known for his quick wit and dry sense of humor, his love of the music of The Beatles, and his exceptional athletic ability.
His funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, May 8, in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main Street, Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke’s Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, May 7, from 2 to 5 PM in the Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main Street, Westborough.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Boston Home www.thebostonhome.org/how-to-help/donate or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society www.nationalmssociety.org/Donate.
Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.