Mary Greco, 71

Mary Greco, 71

LYNN — Mary Greco, 71, of Lynn, died peacefully, with her family at her side, at her home on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, after a lengthy illness. 

Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Irrera) Greco. She was raised in Arlington and was a graduate of Arlington High School. She has lived in Lynn for the majority of her life.

For many years Mary had worked as a hairdresser and also as a healthcare aid at the Lynn Home for the Elderly. She enjoyed going to Foxwoods, eating out, movies and had a love of gardens. 

She is survived by her lifelong partner James O. Ball of Lynn, her sons James O. Ball, Jr and his wife Beata of Peabody and Deon L Ball and his wife Monica of Rhode Island. She also leaves seven grandchildren, several nieces and nephews including Susan Greco of Longmeadow, Mass., and James Greco of Groton, Mass., and grandnieces and grandnephews. She is the sister of the late John and James Greco.

Service information: Private graveside services will be held on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society Attn: ResearcHERS ENE, in honor of Mary Greco, 3 Speen Street Suite 250, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701. Arrangements by the Solimine Funeral Home, Lynn, MA. Guestbook at

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