Mary Thormahlen Obituary

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Mary Margaret Thormahlen

August 25, 1921 - December 15, 2012
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Bourne - Mary Margaret Thormahlen, beloved wife of Henry August Thormahlen of Bourne, Ma. Born August 25, 1921 in South Charleston, W VA, daughter of Ruby (Rust) and Idon Marion Hodge. Sister of Idon Marion Hodge, Jr. (deceased) and William Rust Hodge of East Haven, Ct. Mary leaves two children, Henry August Thormahlen, Jr. of Lakeland Fla., and Anita M. Flanagan of Bourne, Ma., four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mary and Henry met in Washington, D.C. during World War II, when she worked as secretary in a law office and he served in the U.S. Navy. At the end of the war, they moved to Boston where she was employed by W.T....
Bourne - Mary Margaret Thormahlen, beloved wife of Henry August Thormahlen of Bourne, Ma. Born August 25, 1921 in South Charleston, W VA, daughter of Ruby (Rust) and Idon Marion Hodge. Sister of Idon Marion Hodge, Jr. (deceased) and William Rust Hodge of East Haven, Ct. Mary leaves two children, Henry August Thormahlen, Jr. of Lakeland Fla., and Anita M. Flanagan of Bourne, Ma., four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mary and Henry met in Washington, D.C. during World War II, when she worked as secretary in a law office and he served in the U.S. Navy. At the end of the war, they moved to Boston where she was employed by W.T. Grant Co. and later, Polaroid Corporation.
Mary was bright, lively, and energetic and enjoyed crafts, dancing, gardening, having good times with her many friends and family, and especially holding the holiday celebrations which brought everyone together under her roof. Mary lived a long, busy and happy life and is greatly missed. A donation to the in Mary's memory would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd, Bourne, Ma. Funeral services and burial will be private.

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