Mary Theresa Crockett, 91, of Londonderry, formerly of Goffstown, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Crockett.
Born in Boston on January 2, 1931 to Walter Rose and Ida (Keegan) Rose, Mary was raised in Dorchester, MA before meeting her future husband, Bob Crockett at Nuttings Lake in Billerica, MA, where their families spent their summers. Mary and Bob married in May of 1952 before settling and raising their family in Billerica, where they made many lifelong friends. Mary went to work as an executive secretary for a large corporation. Upon retirement, she and Bob moved to Goffstown, NH, where they enjoyed many newfound friendships.
Mary was extremely family oriented and outgoing. She developed strong and meaningful relationships with a wide range of people. Among the many memories her loved ones will cherish are the holiday celebrations she hosted for her large and ever-expanding family, the daily neighborhood mailbox gatherings in Goffstown, and most of all, her wit, humor, wisdom and strength.
Mary is survived by her children; Alice McFarland and her husband Sonny of Milford, NH, Douglas Crockett and his wife Barbara of Londonderry, NH, Paul Crockett and his wife Priscilla of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, her grandsons; Sumner McFarland and his wife Holly, Douglas McFarland and his wife Becky, Michael McFarland, David McFarland, Brandon Crockett, Jared Crockett, Eddie Crockett and his wife Elysia, Cameron Crockett, and her one and only granddaughter, Ellie Crockett, as well as six great grandchildren and a 7th on the way, several nephews, and many dear friends. She is predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Robert Crockett, their son Robert “Bobby” Crockett, and siblings; John, George, and Sr. Alice Rose.
A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, February 26th at 11:00am in St. Lawrence Church, 1 E Union Street in Goffstown. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend. Mary will be laid to rest at Fox Hill Cemetery in Billerica in the spring.