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Mary (Zaccaro) Birks

1948 - 2021




Mary Catherine (Zaccaro) Birks departed this life on Sunday April 18, 2021. She was predeceased by her parents, Nicholas and Catherine (Maloney) Zaccaro, a brother Michael J. Zaccaro, and son David Birks. She is survived by her siblings Barbara (Robert) Mathewson and Paul (Margaret) Zaccaro, sister-in-law Linda Zaccaro, son and daughter-in-law Dennis and Rebecca Birks, grandchildren Dennis, Maya, and Ari Birks, and many other relatives and friends. She leaves feeling surrounded by their love and affection. It is her wish that there be no services. If you are so inclined, raise a glass, say a prayer, or make a donation to Homework House, 54 N. Summer Street, Holyoke, MA 01040.

A Celebration of Mary’s Life will be held on Sunday, May 23, 2021 from 1 to 6 pm in the outdoor pavilion at Summit View Banquet & Meeting House, 555 Northampton Street, Holyoke, MA 01040.

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Annette Lamana

April 28, 2021 1:54 PM

Mary was an intelligent, kind and generous person. She was always concerned about doing good for others. She will be missed by many people. Mary will not be forgotten..

Cathy Desrosiers

April 22, 2021 10:11 PM

Dennis & Family
I’m so very saddened by the passing of Mary. She was an important part of my mom’s life. She was a remarkable woman, friend and educator. I’m so blessed that she & I remained close after my mom’s passing several years ago.
I’m a better person for having Mary in my life. I will miss her . I’m so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences.
Cathy ( Hassan) Desrosiers

tanya richards

April 19, 2021 12:24 PM

The Birks I’m so sorry for your miss sending you prayers and love during this difficult time. Tanya Richards

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