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Mary S. Motzkin




Mary S. (Morando) Motzkin, of Malden, at 101,  passed away peacefully on July 14, 2018.

   Born in 1917 in Berlin NH, the oldest of eleven, daughter of the late Salvatore and Catherine Morando. Treasured wife of the late Joseph Motzkin of Malden for over forty five years. Cherished mother of Joseph E. and Sandra Motzkin; Suzanne B. Waite; James R. Motzkin and Irina Tsvetkova; and Susan M. Motzkin.

   Beloved grandmother of Karen W. and David Abramson; Joseph H. and Lisa Motzkin; Kimberly Waite Dodd, the late Michael M. Motzkin, Jennifer and Matthew Rodriquez, James S. and Sarah Motzkin. Great-grandmother of Joseph L. Motzkin, Amanda M. Motzkin, Carson A. Dodd, Alexandra E. Abramson, Logan S. Dodd, James K. Motzkin, and Lily J. Motzkin. Survived by her brother Dominic Morando and her sister Ann Morando and many nieces and nephews.

   Much loved and adored, wonderful wit, incredible cook, devoted matriarch. Rest peacefully. We will love and remember you forever. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend visiting hours on Monday, July 16, 2018 from 4-8 PM in the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden.

   Mary’s funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be in St. Anthony’s of Padua, 250 Revere St., Revere, MA on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10 AM, followed by entombment in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden.

   The family has asked for everyone to please go directly to St. Anthony’s of Padua Church to meet for the funeral Mass at 10 AM.

   Contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to the Michael M. Motzkin Memorial Scholarship Fund, C/O 15 North Hill Dr., Lynnfield, MA 01940. For obituary & directions: 

   A celebration of Mary’s life will follow the entombment service at the Spinelli’s Function Facility, Route One South, Lynnfield, MA.



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