Mary McDonough

Mary McDonough

Wednesday, June 6th, 1923 Friday, October 18th, 2019

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Obituary for Mary T. McDonough

Mary McDonough, 96 of Somersville,CT, formerly of Cheverly, MD, died peacefully on October 18, 2019. Born June 6,1923, in Granite Falls, NC, she is predeceased by her parents, Calvin and Anzonetta (Nettie) Teague, eight siblings and her late husband of 44 years,Gerald T. McDonough of Cheverly, MD.Born and raised in Western North Carolina, Mary graduated from Granite Falls High School and Lenoir-Rhyne College (now University) and during World War II worked for the FBI in the Charlotte, Washington DC and New York City offices.  She and her husband met in New York City and he later became a FBI Special Agent. Mary was a loving, wonderful mother and with her husband raised their four children in Cheverly, MD where she was a member of the Cheverly Women’s Club, Garden Club and Elk’s club. Mary was also a volunteer for the “Meals on Wheels” charity; she was an avid reader and along-time Boston Red Sox fan.
Mary is survived by her four children: Mary (Tim) Keeney of Somersville, Thomas (Cecilia)of Gaithersburg, MD, Kathleen of Washington, DC and Roger (Flo) McDonough of Delmar, NY and 14 grandchildren.  The family thanks the staff and nurses at Suffield House for their kind, compassionate and loving care given to Mary over the past five years.Mary will be laid to rest next to her husband at Arlington National Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Somers Funeral Home is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit

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    Friday, December 20th, 2019 |
    Private Burial at Arlington National Cemetery
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    Friday, December 20th, 2019
  • Interment

    Friday, December 20th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Arlington National Cemetery
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    Friday, December 20th, 2019

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We loved your mom so very much. may she Rest In Peace and this tree grow tall and strong just like her .
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