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CAVANAUGH, Mary E. (Donovan), of Shrewsbury, MA formerly of Westwood, MA died January 17th surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late John Warren Cavanaugh. Loving mother of Maribeth Cavanaugh Ford of Shrewsbury, MA, Mark Cavanaugh and his wife Pamela of Bedford, NH, John Warren Cavanaugh, Jr. and his wife Carol of Shrewsbury, MA, Jane Cavanaugh Smith and her husband Christopher of Providence, RI, Christopher Cavanaugh and his life partner Lisa Diaz of Woburn, MA, Caroline Cavanaugh Morrill and her husband William Kelso of Darien, CT and Maura Cavanaugh Ferris and her husband Timothy of Brighton, MI.

Grandmother of Thomas Ford, Elizabeth Ford, Sophia Pantos, Juan Carlos Pantos, Caitlin Cavanaugh Quinn and Zachary Quinn, Emily Cavanaugh Cuttone and John Cuttone, John (Jack) Warren Cavanaugh, III, Leland Smith, Taylor Rose Smith, Courtney Cavanaugh, Brittany Cavanaugh, Brian Cavanaugh, Kaeleigh Morrill, William (Liam) Kelso Morrill, IV, Timothy Ferris, Corcoran Ferris, Madeline Ferris and Meaghan Ferris.

Great grandmother of Joseph Warren Cuttone.

Sister of Helen Donovan of Falmouth, MA formerly of Cambridge, MA, and the late Anne Donovan, Timothy Donovan and John Donovan.

Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Visitation in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., Westwood on Saturday morning January 22nd from 9am – 10:30am. Facial masks are required for the Visitation. Following the Visitation, a Graveside Service will be celebrated at New Westwood Cemetery at 11am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary's memory to the John W. Cavanaugh Memorial Scholarship, New England Hemophilia Association, 347 Washington Street, Dedham, MA 02026

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