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“Dear Lynn, We are so saddened to hear of the loss of your precious Mother.We are sure you will cherish the wonderful memories you had with her and...Read More »
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“To All, She also had a Godson who loved her. Paul Gore ”
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“To the entire Cahill family: Our sincere sympathy goes out to everyone, hold on tight to one another and you'll get through this. Just know that...Read More »
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“Jeff- We are so very sorry about your loss. Scott and I feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to meet your mom... She had a wonderful...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Karyn (Gasper) Crocker and Family

“Dear Jeff, Iam so sorry to hear of your Mum's passing. We had some great conversations and times in the time I was lucky enough to be with her. She...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Lita Gasper

“Dear Temple Street, Aunt Sylvia will be missed. You should all be proud of yourselves in the amount of care you and your friends gave to your mother...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Doreen Cahill

“I will miss my morning Dunkie's with Mrs. Grinch! You guys were so blessed to have such a wonderful Mom. I will miss her.... ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Lizzy Shea

“To the Cahill family, especially Jean, words cannot express our sympathies. Our prayers are with you in this sad time. Your family was blessed to...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Michele & Steve Jeffrey

“I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I have so many wonderful memories growing up and being around your family. My thoughts and prayers go out to all...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Brenda Janshego-Snyder

“Mom, You have been such an inspiration in my life. I miss you so much already....all my love, Lynn ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Lynn Heckler

“Most of my youth is filled with wonderful memories with the entire family. To each I send my love and prayers.The Cahills will always have a place in...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Bob Gifford

“Jeff, Jean, Lynn, Tim, and Kip I am very sorry to hear of your mother passing. I am praying for you all and remembering fond times. Brian Connors ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Brian Connors

“To my Grammy, I will never forget the way you would curl my hair in sponge rollers after a bath at 124. I'll always remember helping you put the...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Leeanne McCusker

“GOOD MORNIN' MOM! THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR LOVE. IM THE LUCKIEST DAUGHTER IN THE WORLD. I MISS EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU, I'LL STILL BE CALLING YOU...Read More »
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“I LLLLLLLLLLLLOOOOOOOOOOVVVVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEEE YOU MUM! MERRY CHRISTMAS GRINCHY! LOVE TIM CAHILL ”
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Sylvia J. Cahill, 81 of Abington died on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at the South Shore Hospital after a period of failing health. She was born in Quincy, daughter of the late Joseph A. and Sylvia J. Keniley and was raised and educated there. She was a 1945 graduate of the Willard School for Girls.
An Abington resident since 1954, Mrs. Cahill had formerly been employed at Wayland Drug in Quincy and Sears-Roebuck in Boston. She was a communicant of St. Bridget's Church and was active in the Ladies Sodality of the church. Sylvia was an active member of the Wheelers Organization supporting those affected by Down's Syndrome. In her retirement years she loved to travel especially to Florida for the winter months. She also had delightful memories of vacations in Aruba and Bermuda.
Wife of the late John J. "Buddy" Cahill, she is survived by her children, Kathleen M. Cahill, Timothy M. Cahill and Michael J. Kipfinger all of Abington, Jeffrey J. Cahill of ME, Lynn A. Heckler of CA, and Jean A. Guadagni of RI., eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Cahill was the sister of the late Joseph Keniley
A funeral was held from the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home 135 Union St. ROCKLAND on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 8:00 AM. A Funeral Mass followed in St. Bridget's Church in Abington at 9:00 AM. Burial was in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Rockland. Calling hours in the funeral home were on Monday, December 8, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Donations may be made to the Road to Responsibility, 40 Campanelli Dr. Braintree, MA 02184.