Mary Margaret (McCormick) Bottaro

May 30, 1917 ~ February 16, 2019 (age 101)


Mary Bottaro 101, passed away on February 17 at her daughter's home in Saugus. Mary was born on May 30, 1917 in Everett one of 6 children of the late Thomas and Catherine McCormick. Mary was raised in Everett and graduated from Everett High School. Mary married her husband and love Rudolph on October 15, 1944 and they were married for over 60 years until his death in 2009. Mary and Rudy lived in Everett and raised their two children there. Mary has still maintained her residence in Everett. She was truly a lifelong Everett resident. Rudy was a teacher in Everett and Mary worked as an Elementary School Secretary. It was in this role as an elementary school secretary, that Mary was loved and worshiped by both teachers and children. Her own children stated that their mother was a happy and giving person. She was never cross and she was never critical of anyone. She was a positive person. At age 100, Mary enjoyed a full life with her family and this continued into her 101 year of life. Mary and Rudy enjoyed their home and life in Everett as well as their summers in Cape Cod. Mary leaves this world with a mother's, grandmother's and great grandmother's pride, knowing that she accomplished her goal of raising an enduring and loving family. Mary was the beloved wife of the late Rudolph Bottaro and loving mother of Thomas Bottaro of Everett and Linda Clark of Saugus. She was the grandmother of Brian Clark and Julie Rose of RI. and great grandmother of Griffin Clark, Polly Clark and Isola Rose. Mary was the sister of Helen Sandorse and Dorothy Latwas and the late Francis, James and Anna McCormick. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday in the Immaculate Conception Church  and visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 to 8pm at the Murphy O'Hara Funeral Home 519 Broadway Everett. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery

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February 20, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Murphy & O'Hara FH
519 Broadway
Everett, MA 02149

Funeral Mass
February 21, 2019

10:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church
489 Broadway
Everett, MA 02149

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