Mildred M. Hehir of N. Chelmsford

1918 - 2020


January 16, 2020
3pm - 7pm
Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St. Chelmsford, MA 01863


January 17, 2020
10am Funeral Home/ 11am Church
St. John the Evangelist Church, 115 Middlesex St. N. Chelmsford, MA

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.

5 Condolences for Mildred M. Hehir of N. Chelmsford

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    Pat Dearborn


    So very sorry to hear of Millie’s passing. Many fond memories! My condolences to her family.

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    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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    Sheila Tucke


    Millie was a dear friend of my father, Gerry Tucke who passed June 1, 2019 at the age of 91y.o. Also, of my mother Kay Tucke who passed March 7, 2020.
    I hope they are all happily together.

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    Jan Reslow


    I am sorry for her family’s loss…Millie was a genuine good person and such a smart husband and I used to visit with her at the house often…he was her painter and hardly charged her..he liked her company as well. I wished we knew where she was sent to to keep in touch. God Bless

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