STAPLETON – Maryellen E., age 64 of Bellingham formerly of Dorchester, passed away Friday, February 17, 2023, unexpectedly.
Loving daughter of the late Richard and Gloria (Sherman) Stapleton. Beloved mother of Deanna Fiore and her husband Steven of Westborough, and Joseph Stapleton of Dorchester. Cherished grandmother of Gavin and Brooke Fiore. Devoted sister of Barbara Connolly and her husband John of Weymouth, Matthew Stapleton of Dorchester, Dennis Stapleton of Randolph, Elizabeth Mahoney of Weymouth, Michelle Murphy and her husband Phillip Sheehan of Tamworth, NH., the late Timothy Stapleton and Richard Stapleton. Dear sister-in-law of Deborah Stapleton of Holbrook, Irene Stapleton of Roslindale and the late Nancy Stapleton. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Friday, February 24th at the John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St., (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER at 2:30 PM. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
Visiting hours will be held Friday, February 24th from 11:30 – 2:30 PM prior to the funeral service.
In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Maryellen may be made to American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) ~ www.aspca.org or American Heart Association-Massachusetts, 300 5th Ave., Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451 ~ www.heart.org