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Obituary for Mary Qualter

July 29, 1922 - June 8, 2018
Hanover, Massachusetts | Age 95


Mary Regina (Gaffney) Qualter 95 of Hanover passed from this life on June 8, 2018 while recuperating at Wingate Skilled Nursing Facility in Kingston. She was born on July 29, 1922 in Philadelphia PA to the late Francis and Sarah (Bright) Gaffney.  She was educated in Philadelphia and was the loving wife of the late Timothy J Qualter Sr.

Mrs. Qualter retired as a clerk for the US Postal Service in Boston.  She then worked as a cafeteria worker in the Rockland School system.  She enjoyed family cook-outs and family holiday celebrations.  A Rockland resident for 40 years and a communicant and Eucharistic minister at Holy Family Church in Rockland before moving to Hanover in 2008.

She was the last surviving of 13 siblings.  She was the loving mother of Timothy J Qualter Jr of Hanson, Marianne (Qualter) Alfieri of Augusta ME and James F Qualter of Leland NC.  She will be dearly missed by her 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews in the Philadelphia area.
The Qualter family invites friends and loved ones to celebrate Mary's life on Friday June 15,2018 from 4:00-7:00 PM in The Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St. Rockland MA 02370. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday June16, 2018 at 9:00 AM in the Holy Family Church in Rockland. For directions or additional information, please visit

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135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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