Monthly Archives: November 2017

Mary Helen (Wynne) Vinciguerra, R.I.P.

Mary Vinciguerra of Randolph, MA, a longtime member of the Leitrim Society of Boston, passed away on November 20th. Please keep her daughter Anne Sicuranza and the rest of her family and friends in your prayers at this time.

Mary is being waked at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 North Main Street, Randolph from 2-4pm and 7-9pm on Sunday, November 26th. The Funeral Mass is at 10am Monday, November 27th at St.Bernadette Church in Randolph. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery, Randolph.

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Obituary Notice from Cartwright Funeral home, Braintree.

VINCIGUERRA, Mary Helen (Wynne) of Randolph, MA for 50 years, formerly from Neponset, passed November 20, 2017 at the age of 84. She is now reunited with her best friend & husband, Ralph V. Vinciguerra, of almost 50 years. Very proud mother of Anne Sicuranza & her best friend Butch of East Boston; Ralph Vinciguerra of New Hampshire; Judi Gosselin & her husband Mark of Melbourne, FL; and Mark Vinciguerra & his wife Ann Marie Vinciguerra of Mansfield, MA.

“Noni” to her special grandchildren Suzanne, Angela, Chris, Sean & his wife Louisa, Lauren, Todd & his wife Colleen, and Tanya. Great Grand Noni to Breigh, Tyler and Molly. She was the daughter of the late Owen & Anne (McTiernan) Wynne from County Leitrim, Ireland. She was predeceased by her brothers Joseph and Owen Wynne. Dear sister in law of Margaret Wynne of Middleboro and the late Eileen Wynne. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

Mary was a devoted member of the St. Bernadette’s Parish and served on the Parish Council. She was in the first group sanctioned to serve as a Eucharistic Minister at church services, hospitals and home visitations. Mary always had her special seat at the Beachcomber (Wollaston) to enjoy singing and dancing to Irish bands. She was a Noel Henry groupie and loved her weekends at the Irish Village in Cape Cod.

Mary’s most cherished times were shared with her family, relatives, many cousins and many friends. She was a member of the Boston Leitrim Society in Braintree, Irish Music Club and Irish Pastoral Center.

Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main Street, Randolph until 9:15AM on Monday followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in St. Bernadette Church, Randolph. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours Sunday 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Randolph. In lieu of flower, donations can be made to: St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis TN 38108 or St. Bernadette’s Church,1031 No. Main Street, Randolph, MA 02368.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38108, or St. Bernadette Church, 1031 N. Main St., Randolph MA 02368

November 2017 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

Present – Derek Mawn, Mary McDermott, Mark Fitzpatrick, Frank Gallagher, Jim Gallagher, Noel Murphy, Charlie Mawn, Phil & Peggy Bohan, and Jim Keaney.

The Christmas Party will be held on December 10th from 4pm – 8pm at the ICC in Canton. Kathy and the Irish Americans will perform. Dinner will be served and tickets are $25 for adults (children are free.) Tickets must be ordered by December 3rd. Please contact Cathy Mawn to order tickets at 617-549-3230. If you would like to donate a gift for the raffle at the Christmas Party, we would greatly appreciate it.

The 2018 Spring Dance is March 24th. Details to follow in upcoming meeting minutes.

We are looking into dates in the Spring 2018 for another volunteer event at the Greater Boston Food Bank.

The 2018 Leitrim Guardian is available. If you would like to purchase one, please contact Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230. Copies must be pre-ordered and will not be available for sale at upcoming functions.

There are still some members that need to renew their membership for 2017 for the Society. Dues remain the same with $20 per family and $10 per individual member.

The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street Dorchester MA on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend and most of us arrive early for dinner. We would like to thank the Adams Corner Café for the generous use of the back room for our meetings. They have been gracious hosts and the food is outstanding! You can have an Irish breakfast for dinner!!!

LSB Christmas Party 2017

It's Christmas time!

Sunday December 10th, 2017 4-8pm

The Leitrim Society of Boston invites you to our annual Christmas Party at

Irish Cultural Centre
200 New Boston Drive
Canton, MA

Food, Fun Music and a Visit from Santa!
Come enjoy a great family evening.

Tickets $25 (Children eat free)
* Must be purchased in advance by Dec 3rd *

There will be NO tickets sold at the door!

For tickets call Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230

It's Christmas time!

October 2017 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

The meeting was held on October 3rd, 2017 at The Adams Corner Café and Butcher Shop at 782 Adams St., Dorchester.

Present – Derek Mawn, Mary McDermott, Mark Fitzpatrick, Charlie Mawn, Phil & Peggy Bohan and Jim Keaney.

The Christmas Party is booked for December 10, 2017 at the ICC. Details will follow. Keep the date in your calendar! If you would like to donate a gift for the raffle at the Christmas Party, we would greatly appreciate it.

The date for the 2018 Spring Dance is still being determined and we hope to have more information at the November meeting.

We are looking into dates in the Spring 2018 for another volunteer event at the Greater Boston Food Bank.

There are still some members that need to renew their membership for 2017 for the Society. Dues remain the same with $20 per family and $10 per individual member.

The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop 782 Adams Street Dorchester MA on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 7:30pm.