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“Maggie and family....so sorry to hear of your mother's passing,she was such a nice person. My sincere sympathy. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Jennifer Wray - Edgartown, MA

“Maggie Thinking of you and yours during this difficult time. Your mom had such a sweet smile and such grace about her. Sending hugs and keeping you...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Amanda - Edgartown, MA

“Hi Maggie, So sorry to learn of your mom's passing. She was one of a kind and our family (especially my mom, Judy) was very fond of her. All the...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Martha Cohan - Edgartown, MA

“Grant - Gene and I are saddened to hear of your Mom's passing. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Gene & Vicki...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Friday, February 10, 2017Dear Maggie and Family,So sorry for your loss. Mary was a very special person with a welcoming heart.You are in my thoughts...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Greely family. I am so sorry to hear of Mary's passing. When My husband and I were on Martha's Vineyard on 2007 serving at St. Andrew's while...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Stowe - Topsfield, MA

“Sincerest condolences for your great loss. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn," sustain your family during...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending our deepest sympathy and condolences to your family. May the God of all comfort strengthen you to cope and endure this difficult time. ”
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Mary Ives Greely, a resident of Darien, CT and Edgartown, MA, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2017 in Stamford Hospital. Born on June 20, 1928 in Cincinnati, OH, she was the daughter of the late Robert Franklin Ives and Ruth Enger. She was 88. Mary graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor's degree. She married the late Rev. John (Jack) A. Greely after he was ordained an Episcopal Minister. They moved to Toledo, OH to start their lives together. Jack worked as a hospital chaplain in the Toledo area. As Jack's ministry grew, they moved to churches in Stonington, CT, New York City, NY, Boston, MA and finally in 1976 to St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, on Martha's Vineyard, in Edgartown, MA. During this time Mary volunteered at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital, the Martha's Vineyard Hospice and delivered meals-on-wheels. She was also treasurer of the Women's Guild at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and a member of the Edgartown Yacht Club. Mary was very active in all the churches where Jack served. She was a very generous and giving person and was committed to helping others. Mary and Jack enjoyed entertaining people and were very social. You never knew who Jack would bring home for dinner. One Thanksgiving he brought home a hitchhiker. Mary was a loving mother and devoted Grammy to her six grandchildren. She remained positive and never complained about anything, including her health. While residing in Darien, Mary was blessed to have a true companion as her caregiver Alnie (May May) Hosang. Mary is survived by her two sons, John I. Greely and his wife, Annette Bruscino of Orono, MN, Grant Greely and his wife, Mary-Laura of Wellesley, MA and a daughter, Mary (Maggie) A. Boris and her husband, Keith of Darien. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Sam, Jack, Matthew, Austin and Abigail Greely and Finley Boris. Also surviving is a cousin, Fay Fawcett and her husband, Ned. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1864 Post Road, Darien on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Burial took place in Cincinnati, OH in Spring Grove Cemetery on Saturday, February 11, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Connecticut Chapter, 607 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851. Donations may also be made to The Island Food Pantry, of Martha's Vineyard, PO Box 1874 Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 www.lawrencefuneralhome.com