OBITUARY

Maureen Devereaux

October 20, 1961June 6, 2019
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Maureen Marie Devereaux, 57, of Falmouth, MA passed away suddenly at home on Thursday, June 6, 2019. She was born in Boston, MA to her loving parents Maureen (Davis) Devereaux and the late Francis Devereaux.

Moe grew up in South Weymouth where she attended school, graduating in 1979. She spent her life pursuing her desire to help others. She worked as a paramedic in Braintree, Boston, and Weymouth for many years. Due to the nature of her job, Moe ended her career in the hopes of mending the physical and mental toll the job had taken on her. Along her journey she hit setbacks and strived to fight through them. The AA/NA groups of Cape Cod were a constant staple in her life, as were the people she met along the way. She was happiest helping others, counseling and mentoring anyone who needed her. This drove her to go back to school where she obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, her proudest achievement.

Sadly, the struggle to mend herself was too great.

Moe will be forever remembered as a loving sister, aunt, and true friend. She will be greatly missed by her family, Ann Devereaux of Hyannis; Frank and Mary Devereaux of Middleboro; Robert Devereaux and Lauralee of South Weymouth; Michael Devereaux of Falmouth; Charlene and Shawn Kenney of Bourne, as well as her nieces Megan, Colleen, Caitlin, Mia, Emily and nephew Frank Jr.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday June 15th 10AM, at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Parish, 841 Shore Rd. Pocasset, MA. Visiting hours will be held on Friday June 14th from 4-8pm at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd. Bourne, MA. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Falmouth Food Pantry at 611 Gifford St. Falmouth, MA.

For directions and online condolences please visit www.nickersonbournefuneralhome.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Francis Devereaux, Father
  • Maureen Devereaux, Mother
  • Ann Devereaux, Sister
  • Frank Devereaux, Brother
  • Mary Devereaux, Sister-in-law
  • Robert Devereaux, Brother
  • Lauralee Devereaux, Sister-in-law
  • Michael Devereaux, Brother
  • Charlene Kenney, Sister
  • Shawn Kenney, Brother-in-law
  • She will be greatly missed by her nieces Megan, Colleen, Caitlin, Mia, Emily and nephew Frank Jr.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visting Hours Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, June 15, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial will be private

Memories

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Patty Brown (Coffey)

June 15, 2019

To the Deveraux family I’m so sorry to hear of Moes passing, I met her in the70’s and we became instant friends, she was such a caring person, we could talk about anything , hanging out at the Rez, going to the Drive-ins, Nantasket beach , These were all great memories that will always be, RIP my friend 🙏

Ben Podsiadlo

June 14, 2019

Dear Devereaux family,
My deepest condolences to all
of Maureen’s family and friends. I remember Maureen so well and so fondly for her genuine kindness, dedication to her patients, unusually gentle soul and great sense of humor. She was the best of us at South Shore Paramedics and I am most grateful to have known her and worked with her all those years ago. She was a truly dedicated, compassionate and professional lifesaver. Rest In Peace Maureen.
Sincerely,
Ben Podsiadlo

Angela Caron

June 14, 2019

Mo was special. I worked with her at Bay State Ambulance as an EMT,she always had a smile and caring and willing to help anyone. Mo, you will be missed,RIP my friend, Our condolences to your family.

Larry Pratt

June 12, 2019

To Maureen's family and friends- my heart goes out to you. I knew Moe when we worked at Bay State Ambulance in the late 1980's. She was, as you ell know, a wonderful person and an outstanding paramedic.

Johnathan Gordon

June 12, 2019

I had the pleasure of working with Moe back in the day. What a loss. Thoughts and prayers. She was a great person who helped me get to where I am today.😢

Wendy Chase

June 11, 2019

Moe I will AlwAys remember you working at the florist downtown Falmouth and one I was walking having a sad day & I ran into you we talk you said hold on a minute & came back with 1 pink rose everyone knew pink was my favorite color all your acts of kindness & helpfulness will forever remain in the hearts of the people of Falmouth xoxo Rip Moe you'll forever be missed

Sandy (Wood) Nolan-Cronin

June 10, 2019

I was fortunate to call Moe my friend when we were all young, hanging out together on Thicket Street and going to high school together. She always had a smile on her face and her laugh was just unforgettable. I’m so very sorry to hear of her passing and send love and strength to all of her family.

Susan Jenkins Delaney

June 10, 2019

To all of Maureen’s loved ones,
My deepest sympathies for your loss. My memories of Moe go back to the earliest days of our lives, neighborhood fun, ice skating on the Rez, riding bikes around Elmer Rd, waiting at the bus stop, and in later years at SSH.
Maureen was friendly, kind and always had a smile when she greeted you.
A great loss. May you find strength and support in each other
Susan Delaney

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