November 4, 2019

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Maher

Maher, Elizabeth A. (Collins) “Betty” of Quincy, died November 4, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved wife of 62 years to Robert (Bob) Maher of Quincy.  Loving mother of Sharon Segiet and her husband Ziggy of Brockton, Judy Kelley and her husband Jim of NC, Suzanne Maher of Brockton and the late Roberta Maher.  Devoted Nana to Laura, Jaclyn, Jennifer, Michelle and Jillian.  Cherished great Nana of 7 great grandchildren.  Oldest of 10 children to her parents the late Davis and Elizabeth Collins. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Betty was the matriarch of her family. She helped to raise her 9 younger siblings before having a family of her own and becoming a mother figure to more than just her own children.  She enjoyed a good party and being around family and friends.  Her famous macaroni salad became a signature at family parties.  Betty will be remembered for her kind, generous and loving personality.   She will be sadly missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Saturday 9 AM -12 PM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home South Weymouth at 809 Main Street (Rte 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital). Funeral service will follow at 12 PM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home and Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Weymouth.