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FRAMINGHAM – Mary B. (Norton) Slamin, 93, a resident of Framingham since 1950, passed away suddenly November 23, 2021. 

Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Cecelia (Boyle) Norton and formerly lived in Randolph and Milford.

Mrs. Slamin worked as a librarian for the Town of Framingham for more than 50 years before retiring in 2012.

She began her career at the former Sturtevant Library Branch on Hollis Street, and later the former Framingham Centre,  Saxonville and Main branches.

She was a longtime parishioner of communicant of St. Stephen’s Church, often acting as altar server for funerals. A  member of Catholic Daughters of America, she also participated in a prison ministry at the former Fort Devens and a prayer group at St. Stephen’s Parish.  

She is survived by a son: Kevin F. Slamin of Framingham; and nieces and nephews: Sophia Lilley of  Carlisle, PA., Bob Rao & wife Pamela of Bellingham, and  James Lilley & his wife Maureen O’Donnell of Upton.  She was predeceased by her former husband: James R. Slamin, her two siblings: Martha and Robert;  niece: Mary Lilley and nephews: Col. Robert Lilley and Richard Chesmore. 

Visiting hours are Tuesday Nov. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m.. at Boyle Bros. Funeral Home, 173 Union Avenue in Framingham.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wed. Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Church, 221 Concord St., Framingham.

Interment to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, LaGrange Street in West Roxbury. 

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, any memorial gifts in Mary’s name be made to St. Stephen’s Parish at the above address.

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