A Funeral Mass for Mary Catherine (Hackett) Morse, 89, will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, in the Church of Saint Patrick, Watertown.
Mrs. Morse, a daughter of the late J. Edward and Elizabeth (Travers) Hackett, was born in Scituate, MA. She grew up in Arlington, graduated from Saint Agnes Grammar School and Arlington High School. Mrs. Morse became a hair stylist and owned her own beauty shop, Mary’s Hair Salon, in the South End of Boston. In addition to her love for her family, she loved plants, cooking and animals. Mrs. Morse moved to Watertown 21 years ago from Arlington. She died at her residence on Sunday, July 11, 2010.
She was the beloved wife for 56 years of the late Charles H. Morse who died in March of 2004; devoted mother of Eileen Pettingill of Reading, PA, Peg Dorsi and her husband Jim of Watertown, Ken and his wife Linda of Boxborough, Jeanne Christofono of Weymouth, David and his wife Mary Ellen of Sherborn and Patsy Boccelli and her husband Paul of Grantham, NH; dear sister of Elizabeth Raymond of Gardner and the late William Hackett. She was also loved by 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great grandson.
The Funeral will be from the MacDonald, Rockwell & Mac Donald Funeral Home at 270 Main St., on Rte. 20, Watertown on Wednesday at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 9 AM in the Church of St. Patrick, 212 Main St., Watertown. Interment will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown.
Calling hours will be on Tuesday, July 13th from 4-8 PM in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home on Main Street. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.
Memorial contributions may be made to Home For Little Wanderers, 271 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115 or The Cat Connection, P.O. Box 541435, Waltham, MA 02454.
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