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In Memory of

Mary R. Nottingham

March 21, 1917 - October 12, 2016

Obituary


Mrs. Mary R. (Massa) Nottingham, age 99, a lifelong resident of Lynn, passed away, Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Kaplan Family Hospice with her son, Stephen by her side. She was the was the beloved wife of the late George S. Nottingham, with whom she shared 64 years of marriage, and who also passed away at age 99 in 2013. Born in Lynn, Mary was the daughter of the late Domenic and Viola (DiTullio) Massa. She attended Lynn Schools and was a graduate of Lynn English High School Class of 1935. She attended Salem Commercial...

Mrs. Mary R. (Massa) Nottingham, age 99, a lifelong resident of Lynn, passed away, Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Kaplan Family Hospice with her son, Stephen by her side. She was the was the beloved wife of the late George S. Nottingham, with whom she shared 64 years of marriage, and who also passed away at age 99 in 2013. Born in Lynn, Mary was the daughter of the late Domenic and Viola (DiTullio) Massa. She attended Lynn Schools and was a graduate of Lynn English High School Class of 1935. She attended Salem Commercial School. She was a communicant of St. Pius V Church, a member of the Guild of St. Joseph's School, and a former Den Mother for Cub Scouts at St. Joseph's School. She was also a member of the IRS Retirees Association. Mary loved to cook, bake and decorate, especially for the holidays. Prior to her retirement in 1982, Mary was employed as a data transcriber for the IRS in Andover. Before that she was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union and worked as an embroiderer at Matthews Kadetsky Co. in Boston and also worked at Siren Sportswear in Lynn. During WWII she worked at G.E. in Lynn as a Lady in Defense. She was the loving mother of Stephen G. Nottingham of Lynn and the dear sister of the late Lewis Massa, Domenica "Sandra" Granese of Swampscott, Theresa Liberge of Saugus and the late Bernard and Thomas Massa; and the aunt of several nieces and nephews. Mary's funeral will be held from the CUFFE-MCGINN FUNERAL HOME, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Monday, October 17th, at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple St., Lynn at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, prior to the Mass from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.