Mary E. (Gillis) Hart

Mary E. (Gillis) Hart, of Randolph, passed away October 12, 2019 at Alliance Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. Mary was 93 years old. Daughter of the late John and Anastasia (MacKinnon) Gillis. Wife of the late Richard P. Hart and loving mother of Paul R. Hart and his wife Paula of Carver, Anne Hart and her partner Jim Lynch of Milton and Peter J. Hart and his wife Kathryn of Princeton. Mary was the loving Grandmother of 4 and Great-grandmother of 9. Dear sister of Jane (Walsh) Soule of Mashpee and the late John Gillis, Donald Gillis and Isabelle (Gillis) Damaris.

Mary was raised and educated in Randolph where she later worked in the Randolph school’s cafeteria from 1963-1983 feeding the children of the town. She was an avid bowler winning many trophies and awards. At the age of 93, Mary held the High Single of 122. She loved to cook and bake to feed all. She also enjoyed sewing and knitting. She loved watching and attending Red Sox games, her favorite was Pedro. Mary loved the ocean and took her family to the beach and Florida whenever possible.

Funeral from the Hurley Funeral Home, 134 So. Main St. (Rt. 28), Randolph on Thursday, October 17th at 9:15am followed by a funeral mass at St. Mary’s Church in Randolph at 10am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, October 16th from 4-8pm. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Randolph. In lieu of flowers, kindly make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association at


First Name: Chris
Last Name: McElroy
City: Milford
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 10/16/2019

Godspeed Mary with peace and love!

First Name: Joe and Jeanne
Last Name: Hart
City: Kingsland
State: GA
Entry Date: 10/17/2019

Dear Paul, Anne and Peter,

Our hearts are with you as you celebrate Mass for Aunt Mary.

We will hold her dearly and cherish the wonderful memories we have.

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.


Joe and Jeanne

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