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Mary K. (Kurker) Abdelahad

April 25, 1926 ~ February 22, 2019 (age 92)

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Mary K. (Kurker) Abdelahad, of West Roxbury, passed away, peacefully at home, on February 22, 2019.  She was 92 years old.

Born in Boston, Mary was a resident of West Roxbury for over 50 years. She was a 1942 graduate of Jeremiah E. Burke High School and went on to attend Bryant & Stratton Business School in Boston.  Following school, Mary worked for 38 years as a legal and accounting secretary in Boston. Mary was a lifetime parishioner of the Church of St. John of Damascus where she was very active in the choir for over 40 years and taught Sunday school for over 35 years, serving as the superintendent of the Sunday school for a period of time.  Above all else, Mary loved spending time with her family.

Mary was the dear and devoted wife of the late Fred Abdelahad. Loving mother of Fred R. Abdelahad and his wife Marianne of Sherborn and Dianne M. Abdelahad-Mercado of Braintree.  Cherished grandmother, “Tete” of Andrew Abdelahad, Kathryn Cook and her husband Michael, Michael Abdelahad and his wife Danielle, Alex Mercado and his wife Kyra, Nicole and Nicholas Mercado and great-grandmother of Alexis Mercado.  Dear sister of the late Edward, Joseph and Charles Kurker.  Dear sister-in-law of Laurice Kurker of Arlington and Lucille Abdelahad of Walpole.  She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Mary’s Funeral Service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Church of St. John of Damascus, 300 West St. DEDHAM. Visiting hours in the Church Tuesday 4-7 p.m.  Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to the Church.

Mary will be laid to rest with her beloved Fred at Fairview Cemetery in Hyde Park.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary K. (Kurker) Abdelahad, please visit our floral store.


February 26, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Church of St. John of Damascus
300 West St.
Dedham, MA 02026

Funeral Service
February 27, 2019

10:00 AM
Church of St. John of Damascus
300 West St.
Dedham, MA 02026

Interment following funeral service
February 27, 2019

Fairview Cemetery
45 Fairview Ave.
Hyde Park, MA 02136


Church of St. John of Damascus
300 West St., Dedham MA 02026

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