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Visitation

Pelham Funeral Home
Tuesday July 5th, 2022
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

St. Catharine's Church
Wednesday July 6th, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am

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Burial

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Wednesday July 6th, 2022
11:30am - 12:00pm

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Mary Philomena MacShane

Mary Philomena “Phyllis” MacShane (née Brady) of Hartsdale NY, Formerly of Mullahoran, Dundevan, Co. Cavan, Ireland, passed away on June 28, 2022. She was 95 years old. Retired Nurse. Beloved wife of the late Dermot MacShane and loving mom to Paul (Carole), Brendan (Theresa), Derry, Bernadette (Steve) and Sean (Katherine). Loving grandma of Siobhan, Eileen, Caitlin, Brendan, Cristin, Liam, Shaina, Sean, Keelin, Pierce, great grandmother of Sean, Kathleen and Charles. Predeceased by her brothers Jack, Oliver, Rory, Kevin and sisters Kathleen Brady and Evelyn Cassidy Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Phyllis of Mullahoran, Kilcogy left home at 15 years of age to start her studies in Dublin. She then went to work in the London Clinic. In 1951 she came to the States to work at the Mayo Clinic. She later met and married Dermot MacShane of Cornafean, Cavan. They raised their family in the Bronx and later moved to Yonkers. Later in life they moved to Hartsdale. Phyllis loved family and celebrating all milestones and holidays together. Her home was always opened to friends and family to stop in for a cup of tea or cocktail. She will be sorely missed by all.

Reposing Pelham Funeral Home • 64 Lincoln Avenue, • Pelham, New York • Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

A Live Stream of Mary's Funeral Sevice can be fould here https://my.gather.app/remember/mary-macshane




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A candle was lit in memory of Mary MacShane

mairead enright fitzsimons Jul 18 2022 9:25 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary MacShane

Maggie Courtney-Tierney Jul 5 2022 8:52 PM

I never met Mrs.McShane..but I knew her through Derry and my sister Gay…and as they talked the phrase ‘she was a piece of work’ jumped to mind..a giant heart..always there for those she loved, a fighter even in the face of so much struggle, the proverbial tough as nails Irish mom..
God bless you on yur next road and keep watch over yur family…

Kevin Fenton Jul 4 2022 11:59 AM

With great sympathy we send our condolences to all the MacShane family on the passing of your mom. I will always remember the great dinners your mom would make for us in grand avenue in the Bronx NY. She always made us feel welcome and comfortable in her home. She had a great heart. We will miss her. Love David and Maureen Hannon

David Hannon Jul 3 2022 1:09 PM

Our deepest condolences to all the MacShanes on your mom’s passing on to join your dear dad. Who we also loved! Your mom was one of the finest women I’ve ever met and we loved visiting with her and recalling the phenomenal times we had together on Loring Place! She’s going to be missed for sure. God bless all of you during this difficult time, I’ll keep you in my prayers. Love, Kathleen and Frank Shine

Kathleen Shine Jul 2 2022 1:04 PM

Couldn't have had better neighbors at 2287 Loring Place. The door was always open!! I'll always remember your mothers welcoming smile. Never saw her upset. Heart felt condolences to all the MacShanes. May this great lady RIP!!!

Maureen McKenna Nolan Jul 2 2022 12:44 PM

So many fond memories of your mom and all the family growing up. Your dad is already singing "I Only Have Eyes for You" in heaven...

Joan McMorrow-Ferrante Jul 2 2022 12:06 PM

Great memories from growing up on Loring Place. May Mrs. MacShane Rest in Peace. Sending condolences to the entire MacShane family. Patricia Mescall

Patricia Mescall Jul 1 2022 2:31 PM

Sympathy to the whole McShane Family. God Bless

Stephen Mescall Jul 1 2022 2:03 PM