Hubert, Mary (Clifford) Age 84, of Worcester, died peacefully on Friday April 28 at University of Massachusetts Memorial Campus. The second child of Bernard and Eleanor (Laing) Clifford, she was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on November 10, 1938. She was raised in Worcester with her siblings on Prudential Road in what was then nestled in an ideal pastoral setting of woods and fields. She graduated from Ascension High School in 1957. While completing business courses she began a lifelong career in the insurance industry, beginning at State Mutual Life Assurance Company.
While raising five children Mary continued to work intermittently until resuming a full-time career at several companies including then The Paul Revere Life Insurance Company, Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, Allmerica Financial Life Insurance and Annuity Company and Derby and Company. Mary specialized in pension administration and throughout her career continued to take specialized courses to advance her knowledge and service to clients.
Mary was a voluminous reader since childhood and was happiest to immerse herself in a new novel. Her interests were wide-ranging and often associated with the community of family and friends. She belonged to many bowling leagues and excelled at playing darts in Worcester. She was a member and eucharistic minster of St. Peter’s Church. Skilled at knitting and crocheting, she enjoyed making gifts for her children and grandchildren. She loved to be near the ocean first in childhood at her family cottage in Rocky Nook, Kingston, MA and later at Cape Cod.
Lovingly, Mary was proud of the accomplishments and achievements of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, who now mourn her loss. She leaves daughter, Deborah Chapman (Mickey) of Rutland, MA; son, Paul Hubert of Rutland, MA; daughter, MaryAnne Gay (Michael) of Oxford, MA; son, Dennis Hubert (Danielle) of Bradenton, Florida; She was predeceased by her son Wayne Hubert who died in 2010. Nine grandchildren survive her: Tara Beliveau; Tanya McGee (Larry); Tyler Chapman; Christine Cintron (Carlos); David Hubert; Matthew Hubert; Jennifer Hubert; Malek Gay (Paige); Margaret Gay. Eight Great grandchildren: Alec Cintron; Anthony Cintron; Christopher Cintron; Keith Mantha; Savanna Beliveau; Kyle Norman; Kaylee Kuczka; Rider McGee. 2 Great-Great grandchildren: Cory and Xavier Cintron. She leaves her brother Lawrence Clifford of Chestnut Hill, MA; sisters Deborah O’Connor of Worcester, MA and Elizabeth Clifford of Charlestown, MA; She was predeceased by her sisters Margaret Clifford and Eleanor Clifford. She leaves cherished nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 11 AM at St. Peters Church, 929 Main Street, Worcester. A visitation for friends and relatives will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 prior to the service in the Callahan Fay & Caswell Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle Street, Worcester MA. Burial will follow at St. Johns Cemetery, Worcester, MA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Peter’s Church.