Obituary for Lynn Marie Raftery
Due to weather concerns, the visiting hours and funeral service will both be held Monday evening, March 13th. The visiting hours begin at 4:00pm, with the funeral service to be held at the funeral home at 6:30pm. Visiting will then resume until 8:00pm. There are no services on Tuesday as originally planned.
formerly Maynard: Lynn Marie Raftery, 61, a native of Chelmsford and a long time former Maynard resident, passed peacefully Friday March 10, 2017 at the Landmark Hospital in Woonsocket, RI. Born in Needham and raised in Chelmsford, she was predeceased by her parents, John F. and Margaret M. (Frazier) Raftery, and her brothers, John and Timothy Raftery. She is survived by two brothers, Kevin Raftery and wife Donna, and Brian Raftery and wife Davina; her loving companion of more than 6 years Kevin Shaughnessy and his two sons and two daughters; 4 nieces, 3 grand-nieces and a grand-nephew; and many cousins and their families.
Lynn worked in retail management throughout her career, including time with Bed, Bath and Beyond in Lynn and Everett. She was a Maynard resident for 25 years before moving to Woonsocket over a year ago. She liked all things Disney, travel and short road trips to nowhere, and the local sports teams including the Patriots, Bruins and Red Sox. Lynn especially enjoyed time spent with her family and friends. She loved to have fun, laugh and joke, and lived life to the fullest.
Visiting hours and funeral services are both on Mon. March 13th, 2017 at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111) Acton. Visiting will begin at 4:00pm with the service to be held at 6:30pm with Deacon John Pepi of St. Bridget's Parish officiating. Visiting will then resume until 8:00pm. There will be no service on Tuesday as originally planned, and interment in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford, will be private at a later date. Those who wish may make memorial donations in Lynn’s name to the charity of one’s choice. Memorial page www.actonfuneralhome.com