Mary F. (Grillo) Barnes

Born: Tue., Nov. 2, 1920
Died: Tue., Dec. 15, 2015


9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Sat., Dec. 19, 2015
Location: Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 19, 2015
Location: St. Mary's Church

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Uxbridge- Mary F. (Grillo) Barnes, 95, died Tues. Dec. 15th peacefully at The Blaire House of Milford where she has been a resident for the past several years. She was married to Daniel P. Barnes who passed away in 1986. She was predeceased by her brother Joseph Grillo, and sister’s Nelly (Grillo) DeMarchi and Anna (Grillo) Diomedes. She is survived by three nieces, Nancy Kelley, Pam Consoletti and Holly Parretti, and one nephew DJ Diomedes. She also has several great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Born in Milford on Nov. 2, 1920, she was daughter of the late Eugenio and Annunziata (Palmisano) Grillo. Mary moved to Uxbridge in 1962, she graduated from Milford High School in 1938 and attended the South Middlesex Secretarial School. She is a retiree from the former Draper Corporation where she worked for 36 years as a secretary and product structure analyst. She also worked for the Juvenile Probation Department of the Milford District Court. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Uxbridge, a member of the Morning Star Ministry of St. Mary’s Church, the Retired State and Municipal Employees and Uxbridge Elderly Connection. Mary loved writing, reading poetry, and speaking in Italian. Her family wishes to thank the entire staff of The Blaire House, especially the west wing where she resided. They also wish to give special thanks to Alyssa, Kristen and Donna for their loving care and support.
Her funeral will be held Sat. Dec. 19 from Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd. Uxbridge. A calling hour at the funeral home will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 am preceding an 11am Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 71 Mendon St. Uxbridge. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Donations in Mary's memory may be made to St. Mary’s Church, 71 Mendon St.,Uxbridge, MA 01569. To leave a condolence message for the family, please visit

Charitable donations may be made in Mary's memory to the following organization:

St. Mary's Church
71 Mendon St., Uxbridge, MA 01569

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