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Mary Margaret Trant

June 30, 1999 — January 10, 2021

Mary Margaret Trant, age 21, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday, January 10, 2021. She was born June 30, 1999 and resided with her family in Stoneham, Massachusetts.

Mary was a graduate of Stoneham High School class of 2017 and recently earned her nursing degree from Salem State University, while also completing her EMT Training. Mary lived and experienced more in her short life than most people could live in an entire lifetime. Mary was an outstanding athlete who was blessed to part of various Stoneham teams, including Volleyball, Basketball, Track, and Tennis. She was honored to be a SHS Carnival Ball attendant and had the privilege to have Coached Bishop Fenwick High School freshman Volleyball. Mary was an incredibly special and beautiful person with the biggest adoring dimples.

Mary lit up every room she walked into and had the biggest smile. Her gift was her compassion, empathy and how she loved and cared for others. She always put others before her and cared deeply about her family and friends. Everyone loved being around Mary who had a contagious laugh, amazing personality where you could be around and talk to her all day about anything. Mary was energetic and extremely smart and knew exactly what she wanted in life. Mary wanted to make a difference and care for others using her gifts for Nursing.

Mary loved the family's adventurous vacations and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends on Cape Cod and cruising in her boat, "The Lady Margaret". Mary always looked forward to Spring to open the family cottage on the Cape, where she could relax, catch the "next big wave", and loved to read in the peaceful setting.

Mary is the precious daughter of Daniel and Margaret (Meg Gebhard) Trant. She is the cherished sister of Samantha (Trant) Kelly and her husband Chris and Emily Trant and her Fiancé Devin McCarthy and her dear dog Teddy. Mary is survived by her adored maternal Grandparents Leonard J. Gebhard and Margaret A. (Peggy aka "Gramcracker") Gebhard. She is predeceased by her paternal Grandparents Robert P. Trant and Mary F. Trant. Mary is also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins, and numerous friends who loved her dearly.

A Funeral Mass Celebrating Mary's Life will be held on Saturday, January 23rd at 10am in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St. STONEHAM. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO CHURCH. Covid protocols will be followed.

Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Mary's Family on Friday, January 22nd from 1-7pm in the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (RT 28) STONEHAM. Parking attendants and elevator are available. Per MA regulations, face coverings must be worn while at the Funeral Home and not more than 25% capacity will be allowed in the Funeral Home at one time.

Mary genuinely wanted to help others as a Nurse and to honor her passion, the family has established a Non-Profit Nursing Scholarship fund in her name. In Lieu of flowers the family welcomes all to donate to the "Mary Margaret Trant Nursing Scholarship" fund at Donations can also be sent to Stoneham Bank, 80 Montvale Avenue, Stoneham MA. 02180 Attn: Mary Margaret Trant Nursing Scholarship.

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Friday, January 22, 2021

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Barile Family Funeral Home

482 Main St, Wakefield, MA 01880

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Saturday, January 23, 2021

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