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“Gwen worked as a nurse for the Brookline Schools for several years. She was loved by everyone, staff and students alike. Gwen was so vibrant and full...Read More »
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“Dear Brian and Family, We just heard of the passing of your wife and mother, Gwen. You have our sincere sympathy. Hold your memories close. They...Read More »
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“Brian so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and family. ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Brian Heger - Dorchester, MA

“John, Ann, JonathanSo sorry for your loss Sue and Frank Bonomi ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Susan Bonomi - Milton, MA

“Brian,We are so sorry about Gwen's passing. We are thinking of you during this very difficult time.Ron & Lori Brown ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Ron & Lori Brown - Quincy, MA

“Brian,There is a hole in the world without Gwen. I am so very sorry for your loss. She was so full of life and spunk. We are all better for having...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Deb Prescott - Scituate, MA

“Had the honor of working with Gwen at Carney, great lady she will be missed. Rest In Peace Gwen ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Helen Lanata

“Dear Brian and family, I just heard about Gwen today. I am deeply saddened and shocked. Gwen was a big part of my life as a young mother. She got me...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Tobin Breen - MA - Friend

“I had the honor of working with Gwen many years ago at the Little House Health Center. She was a wonderful colleague, very funny and beloved by all...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“We met Gwen when she and Rosemary joined the Perkins Park Community Garden in Braintree about 8 years ago. She was always so thoughtful, fun and...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Christine & John Sullivan - MA

“What to say about Gwen- Such a talented, creative, generous person. Always full of life. Our children are closer because of Gwen's efforts, and I'm...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Janet Wilkie - Marshfield, MA

“Brian (cabana boy) I'm sorry to hear about Gwen. She took good care of my 3 daughters starting at the Little House and ending at the Carney til she...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Maureen Bazzinotti - Dorchester, MA

“Paul, John, Donna, Chris, Steve and your extended family.So very sorry to hear of Gwen's passing. Losing a family member is always difficult. May...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Bob Sylva - Falmouth, MA

“JD, So many memories of when you were a baby and sitting with Mom going through the days events. A beautiful lady and a great Mom. RIP, Gwen. ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Paula Dicesare - Quincy, MA

“Brian,I'm so sorry for your loss. Gwen will always be in your presence trust me ...... God has a plan and takes the most precious early. ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Jack Moriarty - Hingham, MA

“Dear Brian,We are so sorry about Gwen. We loved her. We can't even begin to imagine what you are going through. Sending love and prayers. Maribeth...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Maribeth MacDonald - Braintree, MA

“So sorry great lady ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Jeanne Taylor - Dorchester, MA

“Brian, Jonathan and Family,Joe and I are devastated for your loss. Our circle of friends won't be the same without her there. RIP dear Gwen. ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Irene Brophy - Quincy, MA

“so sorry for your loss Brian. Sending my prayers and thoughts for you and your family. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: janet wynne - dorchester, MA

“Brian, we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers and will continue to be in the days and months ahead. Gwen looked like a...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Lynda & Paul Volkringer - Greer, SC

“Gwen was a leader in developing access to health care in the community in the early 1970's. Congratulations Gwen on a wonderful career. May you Rest...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Jean Hunt - Dorchester, MA

“Shocked to hear of Gwen's passing. My sincerest condolences to all family members. You are in my thoughts and prayers ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Belle Nicholson - Family

“Brian, Matt and Erin, I am sorry for your loss. Gwen was a lovely woman, so kind and happy. She will be missed by all who had the good fortune to...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Marylyn McLaughlin - Morristown, NJ


WILLIAMS O'DAY, Gwen M. (Wilkie). In Weymouth, formerly of Quincy & Braintree, September 23rd, after a brief illness.

Beloved wife of Brian P. O'Day of Weymouth and the late David Williams of Cohasset.

Loving mother of Jonathan Williams of Weymouth.

Stepmom of Liz and her husband Peter Sandblom of Scituate, Matthew and his wife Stacy O'Day of Verona, NJ, and Erin and her husband Nathan Michael of Manomet.

Devoted "Gigi" to Matthew Kenneth O'Day.

Sister of Anne Wilkie of Milton, Paul and his wife Donna Wilkie of West Falmouth, and John and his wife Janet Wilkie of Marshfield.

Lifelong friend of Rosemary Aronson of Braintree, Gail Johnson of Milton, and Ginny Whorskey of Marshfield.

Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass in St. Mary Church, 95 Crescent St., West Quincy, Wednesday, September 27, at 12 noon.

Relatives and friends invited.

Interment private.

Gwen was a 1966 graduate of Quincy City Hospital Nursing School.

She was among the first to graduate from the nurse practitioner's program in the country.

For over 40 years Gwen worked at Carney Hospital and her beloved Little House Health Center in Dorchester.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Gwen's memory may be made to Doctors Without Borders, P.O. Box 5022, Hagerstown, MD, 21741.