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Andover — Mary L. (Martin) Foster, 67, a resident of Andover for five years, died at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Saturday, June 28, 2014.

Born in Chelsea, Mass., on September 22, 1946, she was raised in Revere and was the beloved daughter of Mary (Wilson) and the late Herbert Martin. Mary worked for the Chateau Restaurant in Andover as a lottery agent. In her spare time, Mary enjoyed decorating and painting in her home. She also loved going shopping with her sisters. Mary had a special love for her dog, Marley. Above all, Mary was a very devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her loving children, Terri L. and her husband, Christopher J. Bova of Georgetown, April I. Gagnon of Andover, Herbert E. and his wife, Heather Foster of Florence, S.C., and Matthew D. Foster of Derry, N.H.; siblings, Judith Kelly of Middleton, Jane Agganis of Boca Raton, Fla., and Herbert Martin of Merrimack, N.H. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Mary was also the loving mother of the late Mary Jane Foster.

ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover, on Wednesday, July 2, from 4 to 7 p.m. A funeral service has been omitted. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF), 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851.

For additional information, please visit: www.burkemagliozzi.com.
Published on  July 10, 2014
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