Mary R Ross, 95

Jun 20, 2023

MARION — Mary R Ross, 95, of Marion MA, passed away after a brief illness on May 13, 2023. Born in Brighton, MA on July 18, 1927, daughter of the late Charlotte and John Doherty, she is survived by her daughter Valerie Ross of Medford, MA, and her large extended family. She is preceded in death by her beloved sons James and Gregory and her siblings: John, William, Charlotte, Fred, and Paul.

Trained as an artist at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Mary explored a variety of mediums before discovering her passion for paper collages. Mary worked as the Art Director for Boston Parks and Recreation Department prior to her retirement.

Mary will be remembered as a passionate artist and teacher who touched many lives. A memorial service is being planned. Donations may be made in her memory to Marion’s Council on Aging at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center.