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Published in the June 1, 2016 edition

LYNNFIELD — Mary E. Senk, 89, of Lynnfield, died on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Union Hospital in Lynn.

Mrs. Senk was born in Lynn on June 4, 1926. She was the daughter of the late Edmund and Anna (O’Neil) Barrett.

Mrs. Senk was a graduate of Lynn English High School. She was an active member of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish in Lynnfield. Mrs. Senk had enjoyed volunteering at both the church and the school. She was devoted to her family. She was known for her easy laugh, bright smile and her ability to share happiness with everyone she met. She loved being a homemaker, singing Irish tunes and baking blueberry muffins for neighbors and friends.

She was the wife of the late John E. Senk. Mrs. Senk is survived by her four children, John Senk and his wife Rose of Vermont; Peggy Curran and her husband Mike of Lynnfield; Rick Senk and his wife Anne of Nahant, and Bob Senk and his wife Marge of Rowley. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Doris Barrett of Peabody, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mrs. Senk was predeceased by her son, Paul Senk.

Her funeral was held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Saturday, May 28, followed by a funeral Mass in Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Visitation for relatives and friends was held at the funeral home on Friday, May 27. Interment was as Forest Hill Cemetery in Lynnfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s name to Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, 40 Grove St., Lynnfield MA 01940.