Mary peacefully passed away on January 2, 2013, in her home at Chesterbrook Residences in Falls Church, Va. She was predeceased by her husband Francis B. Kivlehan. She is survived by her daughters Barbara Kivlehan Glover and her husband Graham of Oakton, Va., and Anne Marie Kivlehan Hill and her husband Michael of Coronado, Calif.; her sisters, Catherine Snell of Little Compton, and Dorothy Wilkie of Tiverton; granddaughters Jenell Glover and Valeria Hill; and loving nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late John Gomes.
Mary was born in Little Compton on December 20, 1928. She was a daughter of the late Manuel C. Gomes Jr. and Quiteria Rocha Gomes. She moved to Middletown to raise her family, and later moved to Fairfax, Va., in her golden years.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mary’s name to Chesterbrook Residences, 2030Westmoreland Street, Falls Church, VA 22043.