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Obituaries

July 7, 2013

Mary L. Dunphy-Grelle, 71

West Newbury, MA — Mary L. Dunphy-Grelle, 71, died on Wednesday July 3, 2013, surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with cancer at Brigham and Woman’s Hospital in Boston.

Mary was born in Lawrence on May 17, 1942, and was the daughter of the late John J. and Jeannette M. (Bergeron) Dunphy.

Mary was a graduate of St. Ann’s High School, Emmanuel College, Boston University, and Bryant University. For many years, she was a social services professional employed with the Deaconess Hospital in Boston.

Mary was a longtime communicant of Saint Robert Bellarmine Church in Andover.

Professionally, she was contracted by Hale Hospital, and was managing care director of Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital.

Survivors include her husband and best friend of 24 years, Patrick C. Grelle.

She is also survived by her sister, Kathleen and her husband, Joseph R. Landry of Tewksbury, Mass.; brothers, John J. Dunphy of Montague, Mass., and Paul J. Dunphy of Lawrence; three stepdaughters, Mary Ellen Grelle of Haverhill, Laura J. and husband, K. Jeffrey Pollard of Groton, and Jennifer Grelle-Laramee and Lorna of Florida; three grandchildren, Haley, Morgan, and Kenneth Pollard, all of Groton; sister-in-law, Dorothy and husband, Phillip Gagnon; brother-in-law, Peter F. and his wife, Angela Grelle.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Mass of Christian burial will take place on Wednesday at 11 a.m., in St. Robert Bellarmine Church in Andover, with burial to follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in Hampstead, N.H.

Friends will be warmly received on Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen.

Memorial contributions may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 75 Francis St., Boston, Mass.

Pollards is privileged to service the Dunphy and Grelle family.

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