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KIMBALL, Theresa R. (Canova), of Braintree, formerly of So. Boston, passed away peacefully on October 19, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 91. Born in Belmont, Theresa grew up in So. Boston and attended So. Boston High School. She worked as a medical secretary for many years at the Carney Hospital in Dorchester. What mattered most to Theresa was spending time and entertaining family and friend’s. Theresa opened up her home on Christmas Eve so all could enjoy and celebrate the season together. A devoted wife, mother, sister and grandmother, Theresa will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known her. Theresa was the wife of Richard Kimball. Loving mother of Jane Irving and her husband Patrick of Castine, ME and Terri Philbrick and her husband Drew of Grafton. Devoted sister of Margaret Babb of Holbrook, Joseph Canova of Marblehead and the late Sebastian Canova, Angelina Dulski, Florence Nickerson, Annamarie Stanford and Doris Arena. Cherished “Grammie” to Elizabeth Kane of Berry Creek, CA. Dear friend of Mary Belanger of Carver. Daughter of the late Joseph and Augustina Canova. The family would like to thank the Team at VNA Hospice of the South shore and the care takers at Home Instead. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, October 26th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM in the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., Braintree. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 27th at 10:30 AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Braintree. Burial to follow in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Dr., Rockland, MA 02370.


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