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Mary “Betty” Elizabeth (Doherty) Goulet

September 28, 1936 ~ February 2, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Mary “Betty” Goulet Obituary

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” (Doherty) Goulet of Salem, formerly of Acton, Belmont and Cambridge, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 2, 2024. Beloved wife of Robert. Loving mother of Kathleen (Chris) Garvin, Kristen (Jeff) Durand, Maureen (Michael) DeLeo, Bob (Amy) Goulet and Mark (Zach Oren). Sister of Virginia and Joseph Doherty and the late Jack Doherty. Devoted grandmother of 12 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and predeceased by her granddaughter Megan Durand. Dear best friend of Fran Mulvey.

Betty met her husband Bob watching him play baseball at St. Peters Field in Cambridge. They have been together ever since and were married just shy of 65 years. She truly was the love of his life. In addition to her own kids Betty "mothered" many other lucky children in her home daycare for several years. When her own children went off to college she worked in the insurance industry for NRT (formerly Curtin Insurance) for 35 years. She adored her 13 grandchildren and cheered them on just like she had her own. You could find her on the sidelines of many games, at dance recitals and theater performances. She recently welcomed 4 great grandchildren who brought happiness during a challenging couple of years. Betty had a an amazing faith and was the true epitome of a strong Irish Catholic woman. We will miss her dearly and we will carry her strength and love with us always.

Visiting hours will be held in the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home 36 Trapelo Rd. Belmont Wednesday, February 7 from 4PM to 7PM. Funeral mass in St. Peter’s Church 100 Concord Ave. Cambridge, Thursday at 10AM. Relatives and friend kindly invited. Interment Highland Meadow Cemetery, Belmont. In lieu of flowers please send donations in Betty’s memory to Catholic Charities, Brookhaven Hospice 114 Turnpike Rd. Suite 206 Westborough, MA 01581 or to AFSP.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
February 7, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brown & Hickey Funeral Home
36 Trapelo Rd.
Belmont, MA 02478

Funeral Mass
Thursday
February 8, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Peter Church
100 Concord Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

Interment
Thursday
February 8, 2024

11:15 AM
Highland Meadow Cemetery
700 Concord Ave
Belmont, MA 02478

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