Mary Jo Stanton of Chelmsford, MA

1946 - 2021

Visitation

October 6, 2021
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dolan Funeral Home

No Funeral Date Scheduled


Mary Jo Stanton, 75, a longtime resident of Chelmsford, MA died late Thursday night, September 30, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was married to Brian J. Stanton with whom she would have celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on October 11, 2021.

Born in Lowell, MA, she was the daughter of the late Edward D. Hart and Gertrude V. (Corkery) Hart.  She graduated from Chelmsford High School with the class of 1964, and was a graduate of AI Business School in Andover with an Associate Degree in Business.

She retired from Chelmsford Public Schools as a Teacher’s Aide at the Parker Middle School.

She enjoyed reading, knitting, cheering for Boston sports teams and everything to do with her grandchildren.  Mary Jo advocated for rescue dogs,and also loved Ireland.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughters, Monique and her husband, Brian Cassidy of Chelmsford, MA and Meghan Stanton of Lakeway, TX, her son, Matthew Stanton of Chelmsford, MA, her brother, Edward Hart of Atlanta, GA, sister-in-law, Janet Hart of Reading, MA, brother-in-law, Joe and his wife, Shirley Overend of Syracuse, NY, 8 grandchildren, Kendall, Aiden and Charlie Stanton, Abigail, Patrick and Zachary Cassidy, Laci Swift and Avery Dion, several nieces and nephews, as well as many longtime friends.

She was the grandmother of the late Declan Cassidy who died January 30, 2000, and sister of the late Michael Hart who died in May 2021.

 

FUNERAL NOTICE

STANTON, Mary Jo Stanton of Chelmsford, MA died Sept. 30, 2020. Visiting hours Wed. 3 to 6 P.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA.  A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury MA. Memorials may be made in her name to the Tuft Children’s Hospital, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, 800 Washington St., Boston, MA 02111. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.

13 Condolences for Mary Jo Stanton of Chelmsford, MA

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    Jenn Gilman

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    You will be so deeply missed by many family and friends.

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    Nowlan Claire

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    Our family , all of us will miss your humor, your kindness, your support through all these years. We were blessed to have you in our lives for all these years. Thrilled you will be with Declan. Love you to pieces!!!

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    Diane Casey

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    Good bless you Mary Jo and your family today and always. You were a wonderful neighbor when we lived next door to you and Brian so long ago. Rest in peace?❤️?

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    MaryAnn Szufnarowski

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    MaryJo will always be remembered as a very kind, compassionate person with a great sense of humor! May she rest in eternal peace.

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    Mike & Donna McTeague

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    Our condolences the entire Stanton Family.

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    Ed and Judy Nolet

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    Friday nights at Kastores will never be the same. Missing her straiqght faced humor already

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    Patricia Conrad

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    To the Stanton Family, I will certainly miss her sense of humor! Such a kind, gentle woman who loved people as well as animals.
    Dave and I send our sympathy and prayers to all of you. May your many happy memories help you through this difficult time.

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    Pat Frost

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    Dear Stanton family, your Mom was one of a kind and will be remembered for her unconditional love for all. Her humor and wit will bring smiles to our faces through the tough times ahead. She was loved and gave it right back to all that crossed her path. We love you MaryJo and will miss you and will forever keep you in our hearts. Love the Frost Gang

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    Linda A. Henderson

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    My sympathies to the family on the loss of such a strong, wonderful lady. R.I.P. Mary Jo, you will be missed by many.

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    kathleen maloney

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    ☘️ ☘️ the very best of all story tellers , Mary Jo ! she made a lot of people smile. ☘️ ☘️ kathleen maloney

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    Ray&Diane McCusker

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    Dear Brian&Family Diane and I were so sad to hear of Mary Jo’s passing we had so many laughs over the years. May she Rest In Peace.
    Ray McCusker

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    Jim and Irene McEvoy

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    Dear Brian and family,
    We were so sorry to hear of Mary Jo’s passing. ?
    So glad to have known her. Her dry sense of humor was unmatched.

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    Betty Fay

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    Oh Mary Jo..the laughs we shared! Always in my heart. So very sorry Brian and family.

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