Mary T. Morency, 94
of Upper River Road, wife of the late Charles H. Morency, died
Thursday, December 7, 2017 in the Beverly Hospital following her
Born in Ipswich on
August 19, 1923, daughter of the late Walter and Malvina (Popiel)
Koziol, she was raised in Ipswich where she attended public
schools. During the years of WWII she went to work on the cutting
edge technology of the time defense work at Sylvania, Ipswich. Here
she continued her employment, retiring after fifty years of service.
During the years of the war she also worked on shore patrol. Married
in 1943 the Morencys soon made their home on Upper River road where
they raised their family.
Mary was a longtime
member of the former Sacred Heart Church of Ipswich, Ipswich VFW
Post #1093 Auxiliary and the K Club. Mary enjoyed enjoyed ethnic
cooking, and bowling, having bowled on the Sylvania team for many
She is survived by a
son, Charles H. Morency, Jr of Ipswich; a daughter, Barbara A.
Maguire of Ipswich; two grandchildren, Willard Wendt of Byfield,
Steven Wendt of Portsmouth, NH; four great grandchildren, Rachel,
Willard, Zachary and Tyler Wendt and several nephews and nieces. She
was the sister of the late Alphonso Koziol and the late Helen Smolak
both formerly of Ipswich.
Her funeral service
will be held graveside this spring in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery,