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May 24, 2023

Mary V. “Gin” Mann

Mary V. Mann “Gin“ of South Boston, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2023. She was 89 years old, just a few weeks short of her 90th birthday.

Born in Lawrence MA, she was the daughter of the late William and Catherine (Lane) Mann. Gin grew up in South Boston and graduated from St. Augustine’s High School. She then went on to Carney Hospital to receive her nursing degree. Gin spent her life caring for others. Those less fortunate than her always held a special place in her heart. She donated regularly to many charities across the world.

Gin loved to spend time with her family for holidays or the many parties that took place every year. She enjoyed singing songs, listening to music, and of course eating ice cream! Gin had many lifelong friends who she enjoyed spending time with over the years. Whether it was lunches, dinners, shopping excursions, or traveling to Hampton Beach, NH, or Martha’s Vineyard, Gin had many wonderful memories of time spent with friends and family.

Gin was a devout Catholic. In her last year of life, Gin lived at Marian Manor, a Catholic nursing home in South Boston. There she was able to attend mass every day if she felt up to it. She made friends at Marian Manor and looked after them in her kind, caring way. Gin was a special person and will be missed by so many.

Gin was the cherished sister of William Mann and his wife Gladys of Virginia and was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Edward Murray, and her sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and John Murray. Loving Aunt of many Nieces and Nephews and a Great-aunt to many.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Tuesday 4-8 PM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home SOUTH WEYMOUTH at 809 Main Street (Rte 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital). Family and friends will gather at the funeral home at 9:00 AM on Wednesday prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s Church – Holbrook, at 10 AM. Burial in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Weymouth.

 Donations in memory of Gin may be made to Marian Manor, 130 Dorchester Street, Boston, MA 02127.