Peabody — Maureen J. (Shea) Buckley, 73, of Peabody, formerly of Arlington and Ardgroom, Beara, County Cork, Ireland, died October 18, 2013, in Ireland, after a brief illness. Born in Ardgroom, Beara, County Cork, Ireland, daughter of Mary (Connor) and Patrick Shea, and raised in Arlington by her Aunt Margaret and Uncle Patrick O’Shea, she attended St. Mary’s High School, Cambridge, MA.
Maureen worked at the Registry of Deeds in Cambridge, MA; Essex County Registry of Deeds; Essex Bank; and Mass Development.
Beloved wife of Richard Buckley since 1965, Maureen lived in Peabody, MA where she and Richard raised their two children. She enjoyed traveling, especially to her homeland to visit siblings, and spending time with family and her many dear friends.
Maureen was a caring mother to her children, Sharon Shatney of Derry, NH and Mark Buckley and his wife, Janet, of Billerica, MA. She was a loving grandmother to her grandchildren, Amanda, Jacob, and Dayna Shatney of Derry, NH and Sean Buckley of Billerica, MA.
Maureen is survived by her sisters, Catherine Tarr and her husband, William, of Southborough, MA, Johanna Bossi and her husband, James, of Falmouth, MA, and Eileen Shea of Marshfield, MA, and brothers, Denis of England, and Dermot and Padraig Shea of Cork, Ireland. Maureen was also a loving aunt to many nieces and nephews in the U.S., Ireland, and England.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours at the Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn Street, Peabody, Sunday from 2-6 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church, 17 Church Street, Peabody, Monday, October 28, 2013, at 11 a.m. Burial following the Mass will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem. Information, directions, condolences at www.ccbfuneral.com.