Mary Compton

1941 ∼ 2019

Mary (Maher) Compton, 87 , died peacefully on Jan. 6th while surrounded by her family.

Mary was the proud daughter of Irish immigrants; the late Barthalomew Maher and Margaret (Larkin) Maher. She grew up in the Bronx and was a graduate of Catherdral High School in Manhattan.  She met her late husband Kenneth at a USO dance in NYC and they would marry on Nov. 30, 1957 and settle in Brighton where they raised their children. Mary was a devoted homemaker but also worked for over 25 years as legal secretary for Ropes & Grey in Boston. She loved shopping, traveling all over the world, especially to Ireland, but most importantly being with her kids and grandchildren. She was always a “great sport” when her kids were growing up, skating, throwing a baseball, or taking them to and from various activities. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Mary was the loving mother of the late Kenneth J. Compton and Margaret M. Compton of Halifax. Proud “Nana” of Matthew and Joseph and sister of Richard Maher of NYC. Also survived by many loving friends. All are cordially invited to the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St. Bridgewater on Thurs. Jan. 10th for a visiting hour from 10-11:30 with a short service beinginng at 11:30. Burial will be held at VA Bourne at 2:30pm.

In memory of Mary please send donations to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation 26 Broadway, 14th Floor New York, NY 10004.


Thursday, January 10, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Thursday, January 10, 2019 | 11:30 AM


Thursday, January 10, 2019 | 2:30 PM

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Juvenile Diabetes Foundation 26 Broadway, 14th Floor New York, NY 10004.

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Mary Compton

1941 ∼ 2019

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