Mary H. Warner Obituary – Foster’s Daily Democrat

Mary H. (Heeney) Warner, 77, of Quincy, Mass., formerly of Kittery, Maine, passed away peacefully, Monday, July 11, 2022, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her husband, daughter and loved ones. his loving sister.

Mary was born in Portsmouth, NH to the late John B. and Inez (Sanborn) Heeney. Raised and educated in Kittery, Maine, she graduated from Traip Academy in Kittery, Class of 1963. She later attended Boston University. She raised her daughter, Dawn (Cole) Darling with Lester Cole in Rochester, NH For the past twenty-seven years she has lived with her doting husband and best friend, Matthew J. Warner, in Quincy, Mass.

Mary has always been a pioneer in her career with Liberty Mutual, Kendall Insurance, McCracken Computer, Inc. and CCB Associates. For most of her career, she has been a computer programmer/analyst working on insurance industry software. After her retirement, she worked as a consultant for several years.

Mary loved to knit and she also loved teaching others her beautiful craft. She enjoyed many girly weekends at craft fairs and fiber festivals, taking classes, knitting and spending quality time with her girlfriends. She loved everything about books and she was an amazing seamstress. She spent much of her free time volunteering at the Quincy Animal Shelter. Marie loved the ocean. It was his happy place. She was a great listener, she was compassionate, stoic and kind. If you were lucky enough to meet Mary, she could quickly make you feel like you were never a stranger. If you had the pleasure of sitting on a porch with Mary and Matt, it was something you will never forget and always look forward to doing again. Mary and Matt were fortunate to have traveled with their family to places like the Grand Canyon, India, Italy and Sicily where they visited the municipality of Piriano where Matt’s grandparents were born.

In addition to her loving husband, Matthew, and devoted daughter, Dawn, Mary is survived by her beloved grandson, Kyle P. Darling and his partner Emily Leese, of Oregon; her dear sister, Ann L. Heeney, of New Market, Md., numerous nieces and nephews, a great-niece and a nephew, and the special souls like her, who made up her extended family of friends and neighbors. Until next time, “Welcome to the porch!”

A celebration of Mary’s life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to Quincy Animal Shelter, PO Box 690088, Quincy, MA 02269 or Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland, MA 02370.

Arrangements under the direction of Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, MA.

You are invited to visit www.thesweeneybrothers.com or call 617-472-6344.

Posted July 15, 2022

Published in Portsmouth Herald/Foster’s Daily Democrat/Seacoast Sunday, Portsmouth Herald/Foster’s Daily Democrat/Seacoast Sunday

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