Wareham-Mary Frances (O’Hare) Durham, 85, of Wareham formerly of South Boston, passed away Saturday July 18, at Tobey Hospital. Mrs. Durham was the wife of the late John R. Durham. She was born in Boston on June 30, 1930 the daughter of the late Thomas & Emma (Hammond) O’Hare. Mrs. Durham attended Boston Public Schools and was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She is survived by her children; Paula Stark and her husband Douglas, Cheryl Melanson and her husband Don Jr. and Dorothy “Dee” Vicino and her husband Fran Jr. all of Wareham. She was the grandmother of; Donald Melanson III of Wareham, Timothy Melanson and his wife Melissa of Carver, Kyle Vicino and his wife Ashley of Plymouth, Kayla Vicino of Wareham, Rachel Robado of Sandwich, Douglas Stark Jr of Wareham and Rebecca Robado of Wareham. She was the great grandmother of Jacob and Peyton Melanson of Carver. She was the sister of Ellen Walsh, Florence O’Hare and Thomas O’Hare Jr. She was also survived by many loving relatives and friends. She was the sister of the late Margaret Jones, Catherine Medico, Walter O’Hare and Pauline Gorman.
Ceremonies: Her funeral will be held on Wednesday July 22, from the Wareham Village Funeral Home 5 Center St. Wareham at 9 O'clock. Followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 O'clock in Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church 128 Onset Ave. Onset. Burial will follow at 11:15am in Massachusetts National Cemetery (1 Bennington Blvd.) Bourne. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday July 21, from 5-8pm in the Wareham Village Funeral Home.