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Marjorie J. (Shea) Gavin

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“So sorry to hear of you Mothers passing John. My condolences to you and the family. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: John Anzivino - Stoughton, MA

“John - sorry to hear of your mother's passing, on behalf of your friends still at Grid. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Martin - Westwood, MA

“Rest in peace, Mrs. Gavin and condolences to the Gavin family. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Gerald Malloy - Baltimore, MD

“John, Eddie,Billy and Tommy,I heard of your mom's passing today. She was one of the classiest women I have known. Having lost both of my parents in...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: kevin crowe - Charlotte, NC

“So sorry to hear about your mom. We loved Marge and miss the ladies getting together. We go back a long time when your parents had their wedding...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Ed & Maureen McMahon - MA

“So very sorry for your loss of your Mom. Didn't know her long but was in her art class at the Westwood senior center. We are like family in that...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Carol Murnane - Norwood, MA

“John, Billy, Eddie, Jimmy and family members,My heartfelt condolences on the loss of your Mom. May her memories bring you all comfort and strength...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Rich Watson - Friend


8 of 14 | Posted by: Jon Gibbons - Lake Forest, CA

“My condolences to the Gavin family.She was the ultimate hockey MOM ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Wally Wallace - Islington, MA

“So sorry to hear of Margie's passing. She was a beloved member of the Westwood Senior Center art class...of which I was a member. We loved hearing...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Karen O'Toole - WESTWOOD, MA

“Just the mention of the Gavin family brings great memories of growing up in Westwood, Riley's pond, and of course Wolverine hockey. John, Bill, Eddie...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: David Rice - Medway, MA

“John, Bill, Ed, Jimmy,So sorry for the loss of your mom. I have so many fond memories of growing up with Westwood's true hockey family. May she...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Christmas Eve at Grammy and Papa's - the absolute best. So grateful to my grandparents for instilling family traditions like these onto us.We will...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Katelyn Gavin Shaw - Grandchild

“To the Gavin family I am so sorry about the death of your mom she was a beautiful lady inside and out rest in peace my friend.HSGJK ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Carolyn Lynch - Medffield, MA


Gavin, Marjorie J. (Shea) of Westwood, formerly of Dedham, passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a brief illness. Predeceased by husband William J. as well as brother Edward and Sister Mary. Mother of John (Elaine), William (Lynne), Edward (Lisa) and James (Diane). Grandmother of Katelyn Shaw (Kevin ), James Gavin (Maria), Kevin Gavin (Alison), Daniel Gavin , Michael P. Gavin, Laura Cole (John), Carli Gavin, Melissa Gavin, Timothy Gavin, Nicole Gavin, Michael F. Gavin and Brendan Donahue. Great Grandmother of Keagan, Logan, James, Madeleine, Connor, Genevieve and Charlotte. Margie is also survived by cherished cousins, nieces and nephews.

Margie enjoyed all four seasons of the year at her 2nd home in Rangeley Maine for 55 years, skiing, boating, hiking and working on home improvement projects with Bill. She traveled far and wide to support her four boys and her twelve grandchildren in their sporting and other extracurricular activities. Margie established long lasting family traditions and memories that are cherished by four generations of Gavins. In addition to caring for her family, Margie also enjoyed a successful career in Continuing Education at Babson College. Margie enjoyed a beautiful life time surrounded by family and friends.

Due to the current health concerns, funeral services and interment will be private.

In lieu of Flowers, donations can be made in Marjorie's memory to Old Colony Hospice at https://www.oldcolonyhospice.org/donation.

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