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January 1, 1970 - December 22, 2011
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Mabel C. Magee, 106, of Hopkinton, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2011. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Ada (Oram) and James Cooper. She was the wife of the late George Magee who passed in 1987.
Mabel was a member of St. Paul’s Church in Hopkinton. She was a member of the Myrtle Chapter #33, Order of the Eastern Star, for 61 years. The oldest resident of Hopkinton, she was a recipient of the Boston Post Cane in 2007. She was a hello girl for New England Telephone in the 1920’s and worked for Telechron in Ashland. Mabel was a machine operator in the 1950’s and 1960’s for Lampin Corp. She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, and art work, including silhouettes, oils and pastels. She had been a member of the Hopkinton Women’s Club and hosted many afternoon teas in the 1950’s. She was a member of both the Framingham and Westborough Artist’s Guilds. She acted for the Civil League Players in Framingham. Family was very important to her and she enjoyed having them around and their accomplishments. She is survived by her children, Gerald L. Magee and his wife Ruth of Augusta, ME., and Pamela M. Main and her husband Leonard of Hopkinton. She also leaves behind 7 grandchildren, Susanne Woodworth, Deborah Magee, Karen Hinds, Robert Main, Theresa Main, Mark Magee, and Jared Magee. She also leaves behind 10 great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her son, Wayne B. Magee and her 10 siblings.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 28th from 5-8p.m., with an Eastern Star Service at 7p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral service will take place at 10:30a.m. on Thursday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Hopkinton. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Building Fund, 61 Wood St. Hopkinton, MA. 01748 or Grand Chapter of Mass., Order of the Eastern Star Scholarship Fund, PO BOX 600583, Newtonville, MA 02460