Cartwright Funeral Homes


McGOURTY, Marilyn C. (Moore), of Braintree and Falmouth, originally from Dorchester (OFD), passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on December 10, 2022, at the age of 89. Born and raised in Dorchester, Marilyn and her late husband eventually settled in Braintree, where they raised their family. A strong woman of faith, after the untimely passing of her husband, Hugh, Marilyn raised her eight children on her own. Marilyn enjoyed her time summering on Cape Cod, however, spending time with her children and grandchildren, is what brought her the most joy. A devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, Marilyn will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known her. Marilyn was the wife of the late Hugh F. McGourty, Jr. Loving mother of Hugh McGourty, III and his wife Erin of Hingham, Paul McGourty and his wife Lauren of Braintree, Michael McGourty and his wife Lucille of Braintree, James McGourty of Braintree, John McGourty and his wife Karen of Braintree, Catherine McGourty of Falmouth, Brian McGourty and his wife Laura of Braintree, Marilyn McGourty of Braintree and the late Stephen McGourty. Devoted sister of Donna Marston of Quincy and the late Randy, Ruth, Lorraine and Gerry. Also survived by 18 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, December 14th, from 3:00 – 7:00 PM in the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., Braintree. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, December 15th, at 10:00 AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 850 Washington St., Braintree. Burial will follow in Holyhood Cemetery, Chestnut Hill. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Marilyn’s name to the charity of your choice. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit

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