Jean was born and raised in Malden and attended Malden High School. She resided in Malden until 1961, Melrose until 1982 and Beverly for the past 32 years.
Jean was a homemaker, artist and former owner of an art studio in Melrose. She enjoyed spending time at Lake Winnipesaukee and had many cultural and political interests.
The most important part of Jean’s life was spending one-on-one time with her grandchildren.
She was the beloved wife of James E. Glynn for 63 years. She was the loving mother of James K. Glynn and his wife Marie of Beverly, Daniel G. Glynn and his wife CuiLian of Texas, Thomas M. Glynn and his late wife Maia of Melrose and the late Mary Jean. She was the cherished grandmother of James, Matthew, Jing and Victoria. She was the caring sister of Sarah Ivaldi of Weymouth, William Morehead of New Hampshire, Jackie Morehead of Florida and the late Mary Ward, Ellen McDonald and Norman Morehead. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours were held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 West Foster St., Melrose on Tuesday, Dec. 30, from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by a graveside service at Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose.
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