Faith (Buckley) Grady, 86, Retired From Natick Public Schools

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NATICK – Faith D. (Buckley) Grady, passed away peacefully on June 25, 2020 at her home in Natick surrounded by her family, at the age of 86.

She was born in Boston on March 24,1934 to John Buckley and Sara (Conway) Buckley.

Faith was raised in Malden and graduated from Cheverus High School.

She worked for many years in the Natick School Department.

Faith was the loving wife of Henry Joseph Grady Jr for 58 years. She was the adoring mother of Scott (Janet) Grady of Michigan, Michele (Paul) Nardella of Billerica, Kim (Stephen) Carey of Natick and Shawn Grady of Charlestown. She is also survived by her sisters Grace Joyce and Pauline Valway both of Needham and her sister-in-law Catherine Buckley Fagan of Milton. She was also the beloved Nana to 8 grandchildren.

We know that the gates of heaven were wide open to greet Faith as she joined the family that had gone before her, including her parents, her siblings Louise Buckley, Marie Buckley Campbell, Tom Buckley, John Buckley, William Buckley and her dear nephew Christopher Joyce.

We have been so blessed to have had Faith for 17 extra years after receiving a liver and kidney transplant at Mass General Hospital.

We want to thank Dr. Benedict Cosimi and the transplant team at MGH for their life saving skills and the family who made the difficult decision to donate their loved ones’ organs. We also want to thank Dr. Aurobindo Chakraborty, Faith’s primary care doctor who took exceptional care of her.  

Funeral service at John Everett & Sons Funeral Home 4 Park Street NATICK COMMON Friday July 3 at 11a.m.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday July 2 from 4-8 p.m. in the funeral home.

Interment St. Patrick Cemetery, Natick.

Due to the Coronavirus, guests are required to wear masks and practice social distancing in the funeral home. There will not be a reception after the service.

A celebration of Faith’s life will be planned later. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Faith’s name to Massachusetts General Hospital’s Liver Transplant Program Warren 735, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 or to Natick High School John Carroll Scholarship Foundation, 15 West St. Natick MA 01760.

Please consider being an organ donor https://www.organdonor.gov/register.html

Arrangements by Matarese Funeral Home.

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