Marybeth (Collins) Gaffney

  • Born: September 5, 1968
  • Died: June 21, 2021
  • Location: Dorchester, Massachusetts

James A. Murphy & Son Funeral Home

1020 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
Tel. (617) 265-9840

Tribute & Message From The Family

GAFFNEY, Marybeth (Collins). Of Dorchester, died June 21, 2021 after a long illness.

Beloved wife of James J. Gaffney.

Loving daughter of the late Joseph M. and Elizabeth (Coady) Collins.

Sister of Ann Marie Glenn of Billerica, Joseph and his wife Marianne Collins of Needham, Valerie and her husband John Morrissey of Middleboro, Brian and his wife Patti Collins of Hanover, and Patrick and his wife Diane Collins of Franklin.

Marybeth is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and many dear friends.

Marybeth was a graduate of St. Margaret Grammar School, Class of '82, and Monsignor Ryan Memorial High School, Class of '86. She worked as an office manager for Esquire Neckwear in Dorchester for 18 years and then for S1 Corp. in Littleton for 10 years.

Family and friends will honor and remember Marybeth's life by gathering for a graveside service at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Dorchester on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 11 A.M.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Always loved and Forever missed.

Posted by Laura Collins - Bristol, RI - Family   July 01, 2021

Dear Joey, Annmarie, Valerie, Patrick, Brian... So sorry for the loss of your beautiful sister. So sad. Always remember your precious memories for they will bring calm to your saddened heart. May she rest in peace with your Mom and Dad. God Bless.... Your Cousin Kathie

Posted by Kathleen Schroth - Seabrook, NH - Family   July 01, 2021

Very sorry to hear of Marybeths passing.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jim and the rest of family.

Posted by Rick and Karen Russell - Plymouth, MA - Friend   June 29, 2021

Pat and Family,
We were so sorry to hear about MaryBeth's passing.
Hold dear to your hearts your cherished memories of MaryBeth and find comfort in the love of family and friends that surrounds all of you during this difficult time. MaryBeth can now rest in peace in the loving arms of your parents.
Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Patti & Bill Fitzgerald    June 28, 2021

Thoughts and prayers with the Collins and Gaffney families . Way to young to leave this earth . RIP Marybeth
Jim Whelan

Posted by Jimmy Whelan - Dorchester, MA - Friend   June 28, 2021

To the entire Gaffney Family,
Please accept our deepest Sympathies on the Passing of Marybeth. I had the pleasure of working with James a very long time ago and met his wife along the way. Way to young to hear this news.
May Marybeth continue to live in EVERYONE'S HEART that she has TOUCHED.

Mark Diamond and Family
Needham, MA

Posted by Mark Diamond    June 28, 2021

Jimmy, I'm sorry for your loss.

Posted by Paula Rush    June 28, 2021

My heartfelt condolences to the collins family. Marybeth will be missed , she was a ray of sunshine and she had a heart of gold and now she is a beautiful angel .

Posted by Steven Bonilla - weymouth, MA - Acquaintance   June 27, 2021

We are so very sorry for your loss Jimmy, our thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Posted by Robin & Jackie Rush - Other   June 27, 2021

Posted by Abigail Collins - West Hills, CA - Family   June 27, 2021

You shined brightly, and will be missed. Love you, Ranger Joe.

Posted by Abigail Collins - West Hills, CA - Family   June 27, 2021

We are so very sorry to hear of the loss of Marybeth. She was always such a sweet girl. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Posted by Auntie Jane Collins & the girls - Family   June 27, 2021


Rest In Peace, my friend. I will always remember you with love.

Posted by Agata Sathi - Port Jefferson, NY - Friend   June 26, 2021

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