Mary Lenore (McMahon) Royce, 92, formerly of Charlestown, NH, passed away on October 23, 2017, at the Sullivan County Health Care in Unity.
She was born in Burlington, VT, on February 9, 1925, the daughter of Walter and Madeline McMahon.
She graduated Rice (Cathedral) High School and Burlington Business College.
She was a parishioner of St. Catherine of Siena Church and attended the Charlestown Senior Center for many years.
Members of Mary’s family include her children, John Royce (wife Nancy), William Royce (partner Louise), Kathryn Mitchell (husband Joseph), James Royce (wife Karen), Thomas Royce (partner Karen), and Maryalice Sosnoski (husband David), a brother, Reid McMahon (wife Theresa), 21 grandchildren, Nichole, Fred, Scott, Amy, John, Robert, Diana, Chris, Tory, Trina, Tyson, Heather, Tanner, April, Kelly, Matt, Rick, Dayna, Delaney, Heather, Brian and 20 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband of 51 years, Ernest Harland “Skeet” Royce; and her brothers, John, Paul, Carl; and sisters, Ruth and June.
The family would like to send special thanks for the exceptional love and care Mary received at Sullivan County Healthcare, during her time there.
A Mass of Christian burial was held at St Catherine of Siena Church, Main Street in Charlestown on Friday morning with Father John Loughnane and Father Shawn Therrien officiating.
Burial followed in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Mary’s memory to the Charlestown Senior Center, 223 Old Springfield Rd, Charlestown, NH 03603, or the Alzheimer’s Association https://www.alz.org/ click “donate”.
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