Sheila (O'Malley) Little

March 27, 1925 ~ March 2, 2020 (age 94)

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Sheila (O'Malley) Little  of Canton formerly of Dorchester, passed away peacefully Monday , March 2, 2020, in the Helenic Nursing Center at the age of 94.

Born on March 27, 1925; in Galway, Ireland; daughter of the late John O'Malley and Nora Kearns O'Malley, Sheila was born, raised and educated in Ireland. Sheila immigrated to the United States in 1949 and resided in the Dorchester section of Boston before moving to Canton in 1984.

Sheila was employed as a Hostess at the Algunquin Club in Boston for many years.

Family was the central focus of Sheila's life; she cherished the moments spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoyed knitting, crocheting and making her famous Irish bread.

Sheila was predeceased by her beloved husband Bert Little.

She is survived by her devoted & loving children; Mary C. Stokes and her husband Brian of Weymouth; Marguerite A. Stella and her husband Vern of Virginia Beach, VA; John R. Little and his wife Betty of N. Easton; Fran Zaremba and her husband Joe of Stoughton; and Joseph F. Little of Canton; her cherished grandchildren Michael, Denise, Jennifer, Adam, Christopher and Meghan; her adored great grandchildren Ryan, Nolan, Samantha and Kaitlyn; and numerous nieces & nephews.

Dear sister of the late Michael, Nora, Mary, Margaret, Anne, Bridget, Cecelia, John, Martin, Mark, Tommy, James. (All of Ireland.)

Visiting hours in the Pushard Funeral Home 210 Sherman St., Canton on Thursday March 5th from 4-7 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday in St. John the Evangelist Church at 10 AM. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Canton.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the Susan G. Komen

 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 526, Dallas, TX 7524.

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Mass of Christian Burial
March 6, 2020

10:00 AM
St. John the Evangelist Church (Canton)

March 6, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Cemetery
Washington St.
Canton, MA 02021

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