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Mary Jeanne (Freitas) Ambrose
April 13, 1934 - April 26, 2022
Obituary For Mary Jeanne (Freitas) Ambrose
Lynn- Mary Jeanne (Freitas) Ambrose, 88, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at the Life Care Center of the North Shore in Lynn.
Born and raised in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Arsenault and Mabel (Neal) Coombs.
Mary was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend who will be missed by all who knew her.
Surviving her are her children, Manual “Joe” Freitas of Dedham, Barbara Roderick and her husband, Phil of Peabody, Bruce Freitas and his wife, Julie of GA, James Freitas and his wife, Tina Pelletier of Lynn, and Julie Kohut and her husband, John of Peabody, her grandchildren, Tara, Coryn, Brian, Joseph, Jeffrey, Danielle, Jeremy, Shane, Johnathan, Jaymie and Michael, her great-grandchildren, Felix, Lily, Lincoln, Abigail, Joseph, Antonio, Ava, Jace, Wesley, Ayla, Avery, Madison, Isaac, Alexi, Jameson, Jade and MacKenzie, her sisters, Connie Amaral, Judy Bates, Linda Hayter, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her life partner, John A. Bilicki and her late husband, William Ambrose. She was also predeceased by her brother, Albert Chiplinsky, her daughter-in-law, Linda Freitas, and her grandson, Nicholas Freitas.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be held at the Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn Street, Peabody, MA, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. At the request of the family, burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to Haymakers for Hope, 501 Boylston Street, c/o WeWork, Boston, MA 02116.
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My sister Kathy and I are forever grateful to Aunt Jeanne (and John ) for her help in assisting our mother (Connie, Jeanne's sister) with finding and acquiring a home in the gated community in Wildwood where she has lived for 20 years. Mom has treasured her little home, the surrounding woods, the "new" friends, walks with dogs, the sense of security, and bike rides around that park during these two decades. Most of all, she treasured being able to drop in on her big sister, as Jeanne and John's home was just a two minute walk away. All of us — Mom, Kathy, my wife Carol, and I — have special memories of holiday meals at Jeanne's home where John would show off his newest computer gadget and Jeanne would tell me about the book she was reading. May her soul be at rest. My thoughts and prayers go out to my cousins, my aunts, and all the grandkids and great grandkids. Bob Sargent
Loved visiting with Jeanne and John at their home in Wildwood, FL., eating pierogis and kielbasa They were such gracious hosts showing us all the sights with us laughing at Jeanne's stories. A master story teller! She was so proud and boastful of her kids and grandkids and great grandkids. My wife, (her little sister), Lin shared old memories and laughed heartily along with sister Connie who lives in Wildwood also. We had a wonderful time and wish we had been able to see Jeanne again. Talked to her often after she moved back to Lynn. Our deepest heartfelt sympathies to all the family. She is loved and missed and cherished through our memories and thoughts.
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