Mildred M. Hehir of N. Chelmsford

Mildred M. Hehir, 101, of N. Chelmsford, MA died Monday, January 13, 2020 at Bethany Health Care Center, Framingham.

The last of nine children of the late Bryan and Catherine (Pyne) Hehir, she graduated from Chelmsford High School as Valedictorian of the Class of 1936. She earned a BA in Latin from Regis College in 1941 and a Master’s in Education from Fitchburg State College.

Mildred retired from the Chelmsford School system after 50 years of service. She taught French for twenty years, served as Student Counsel Advisor, Guidance Counselor and was a former Cheerleader Coach.

She was a member of the Chelmsford Sr. Citizens Club and past member of the Town’s Democratic Committee. She loved sports, politics and reading.

She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church and member of the Blessed Sodality.

She is survived by a nephew, Rev. J. Bryan Hehir; a niece Anne Marie Hehir-Gillis of N. Andover; a niece in-law, Bonnie Fuller-Hehir of Chelmsford, MA; many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Joseph, Thomas, William, Edmund, Catherine, Mary, Emily, Anne Hehir and her nephew Tim Hehir.

Visiting hours Thurs. 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral Friday at 10 am from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11 am at St. John’s Church, N. Chelmsford, MA. Burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Lowell. Memorials may be made in her name to the charity of one’s choice. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.


3 Condolences for Mildred M. Hehir of N. Chelmsford

    Dermot Hehir

    Millie was the last remaining cousin of our late dad Michael Hehir of Corofin Co Clare Ireland.
    Her Irish cousins wish to pass our condolences to all our American relatives RIP

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    Bernie Battle

    Millie Hehir was an iconic teacher and guidance counselor at CHS. She always had the best interest of kids in all she did. It was impossible to say no to her. Even though you had 34 kids in a class, if Millie felt you were the best suited teacher for that kid, she found a way for you to say yes. A true Hall of Fame faculty member. Rest in pease, Millie.

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