June 15, 1956 ~ September 11, 2022 (age 66)

Death notice

Kearney, Elizabeth “Betty” (MacCurtain) of Foxborough, MA, formerly of Dorchester passed away on September 11, 2022.  Beloved wife of Michael E. Kearney and adored mother of her two sons, Michael W. and Brian P Kearney.  Loving daughter of the late Pearse J. and Mary C. MacCurtain also known as “Mac and Molly”.  Cherished Sister of Mary “Claire” Sullivan and her late husband John L., John MacCurtain and his wife Jane, Chief of Boston Fire Dept. (Ret.) Kevin MacCurtain and his wife Maureen, Robert MacCurtain and his late wife Judith “Judy”, Thomas MacCurtain and his wife Gail.  Also survived by many in-laws, cousins, 22 nieces and nephews and numerous friends.

Elizabeth grew up in St. Margaret’s Parish in Dorchester before marrying in 1984.  She loved family gatherings and meeting friends, walking Castle Island and Nantasket Beach with her family and traveling and exploring. Elizabeth was a retired employee of over 20 years from the MBTA Design and Construction Dept. and of the former NYNEX company for more than 10 years

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a visitation on Tuesday September 20, 2022 at Charles F. Oteri and Son Funeral Home, 33 Cottage St., Franklin beginning at 8:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 58 Carpenter St., Foxborough, MA to be celebrated at 10:00 AM.

Internment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Foxborough.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Elizabeth’s name may be made on behalf of the Melanoma Research Foundation, 1420 K Street NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20005 or Massachusetts General Hospital, c/o Dr. Barbara J. Kane, 125 Nashua St., Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114-1101.

The family would like to thank the wonderful doctors, nurses and support staff at MGH, Brigham and Women and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for their care, support and dedicated service over the years.

The family requests, if you cannot attend the services, to please write a condolence message for Elizabeth’s family

Arrangements by Mann Rodgers Funeral Home, Jamaica Plain



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