Mary (Folan) Gaffney
May 6, 2017

Mary (Folan) Gaffney, of Norton, wife of the late Joseph Gaffney, died at Wingate of Norton on May 6, 2017. She was 83. Born in Galway, Ireland on March 1, 1934, she was daughter of the late Stephen and Winifred (Wallace) Folan. Raised and educated in Ireland, Mary came to this country in 1962 and lived in Norton for the past thirty years.

She was a homemaker and a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Mansfield. She enjoyed her trips to Ireland and Florida and also enjoyed time spent with her family.

Mary was the Beloved mother of Jacqueline Hernon and her husband Tim of Mansfield. She is also survived by her three grandchildren, Thomas and his wife Brooke, Michelle and Shannon, she is the sister of Coleman, Patrick, Sean, Peter and the late Bridie, Martin, Thomas and Michael Folan.

Funeral mass at St. Mary’s Church, 330 Pratt Street (Rte. 106), Mansfield on Friday, May 12th at 9 am. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling Hours will be held at the Bolea-Amici Funeral Home, 115 North Main Street, Mansfield on Thursday, May 11th from 5 to 7 pm.

In lieu of flowers donations in her name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter-309 Waverley Oakes Road, Waltham MA 02452 or can be made online at


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