MARSTONS MILLS, MA: Jean (Holland) Maher, 87, of Marstons Mills, affectionately known to many as 'Dutchie,' passed away peacefully at home on October 28, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Robert N. Maher, formerly of Marstons Mills; her son, Peter S. Maher, also formerly of Marstons Mills; and her grandson, Robert N. Maher II, formerly of Kenosha, Wis.
She is survived by her children, Deborah S. Maher of Norfolk, Va., Candace H.M. Ginter of Marstons Mills, and Timothy C. Maher of Marstons Mills; her grandchildren, Chelsea E. Maher of Osaka, Japan, Elizabeth A. Rice of Lake in the Hills, Ill., and Jessica L. Kudla of Naples, Italy; her sister, Gwendolyn Beelby of Marstons Mills; her brothers, William Holland of Andover and George Holland of Woburn; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In honor of Jean, and her generosity and kindness to others, her family asks that you do something unexpected and kind for someone you know or even a complete stranger and think of Jean when you do. You will love what it does for you and hopefully they will pass it on.
For online guest book and directions, please visit www.johnlawrencefuneralhome.com.
A celebration of Jean's life will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 22, 2014, at John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Road, (Route 28), Marstons Mills, Mass., and continue at Olde Barnstable Fairgrounds Golf Course, 1460 Route 149, Marstons Mills. She will be privately interred with her husband at Massachusetts National Cemetery.
Published on  November 20, 2014