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HILLIARD, Mary M. (Melvin), of So. Easton, formerly of Randolph and Dorchester, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2018, surrounded by her loving children, at the age of 78. Born and raised in Boston, Mary graduated from the Jeremiah E. Burke High School. For many years, she worked as an administrative assistant at the Milton Hospital. In her free time, Mary enjoyed opera, music and books. She was a talented artist who enjoyed painting scenes from places all across New England. Of all her passions, spending time with her family and friends is what brought her the most joy. A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Mary will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known her. Mary was the wife of the late Arthur “Arty” Hilliard. Loving mother of Terri Edwards and her husband Wayne of Easton, Arthur “Arty” Hilliard, Jr. and his wife Laura of No. Reading, Bonnie Morris of Easton, John Hilliard of Plymouth, Jim Hilliard and his wife Joy of Bridgewater and Carolyn Butler and her husband John of W. Bridgewater. Devoted sister of Thomas Melvin of Stoughton, Gloria Whalen of Dorchester and the late Regina Donovan, David Melvin, Paul Melvin, James Melvin and her twin, John Melvin. Also survived by 17 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main St. (RT. 28) Randolph, until 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 30th, followed by a Funeral Mass at 12:00 Noon in St. Bernadette Church, 1031 No. Main St., Randolph. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday, May 29th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Randolph. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s name to the Cape Cod Arts Center, P.O. Box 85, Barnstable, MA 02630.

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