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“Dear Anne, Mary Linda and Family,Fondly remembering good sport and chef extraordinaire, "Mary Agnes", dressed to the nines, preparing muffins,...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Karen Burke DeSimone - Lexington, MA

“I remember seeing Mary for the first time. I was a young wife and mother, and recently moved to Reading. I saw this beautiful woman step from her...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Betty and Jack Walsh - Reading, MA

“Dear Mary and Family,My brother, Robert Redmond, notified me of your mom's passing. I remember your gracious and lovely mom being the sweet hostess...Read More »
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“Dear Ellen and family, I am in India and want you to know that I am thinking about our Mother. Mary was a fantastic woman with many accomplishments....Read More »
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“Rest peacefully, Aunt Sis. I will forever remember your genuine kindness, grace, and amazing fashion sense. You were a special lady and will always...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Sandra Mason (DelColle) - Family

“To all the family of Mary Good: My husband and I have known Mary for many years, especially through St. Agnes Church in Reading. I also knew Mary...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Betty and Jack Walsh - MA

“To the Good Family,I'm so very sorry to learn of the passing of your Mother. May GOD comfort you all during this difficult time. May you find...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Karen Anderson - East Haven

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“Dearest Ellen, my thoughts are with you. I never knew your mom personally, but always enjoyed your stories about her and her impressive life with all...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Marianne Cooney - Cranston, RI

“May God comfort the family and friends during this time of sadness. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“On behalf of the entire Angel Flight Northeast organization, we send you our deepest condolences. Mary was a lovely person who assisted us so much...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Angel Flight Northeast - MA

“Mrs. Good was so wonderful to my mother. Her kindness and great style will not be forgotten! May she rest in eternal peace! My deepest symptahies...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Pamela White - Newmarket, NH

“We will miss auntie sis very much. She was a wonderful woman. An amazing example for us all. Our prayers and love to all the family. Love Anne-Marie...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Anne-Marie Herron (Keaveney) - WA


Mary Agnes Frances (nee) Hurley Good of Reading, passed away peacefully in her 96th year, April 8, 2016.

Mary was the beloved wife of the late Paul A.C. Good. She was the devoted mother of Ellen C. Good, Anne B. Good, Paul D. Good and his late wife Anne, Mary Linda Krikorian, Thomas J. Good and his wife Rhonda and Gretchen Good Maguire. The cherished grandmother of Jennifer Good, Joshua Good and his wife Danielle, Thomas Good, Conor Good, Jack Good, Madison Maguire and Allison Krikorian, Mary was the dear sister of the late Bob, John, Ed and Tom Hurley. She was the loving daughter of the late Daniel Hurley and Mary (Murphy) Hurley and the loving Auntie Sis of many nieces and nephews.

Born in Wollaston and raised in West Newton, Mary received her undergraduate degree from Regis College and completed her graduate studies at B.U. and NYU.

Her prolific professional career spanned years traveling for Vogue Magazine, representing Filene's and Grover Cronin as assistant buyer, fashion and program director, holding teaching positions at Regis College, Simmons College, Lasalle Junior College, Mount Ida College, Aquinas, Chamberlain, Saugus High School, Whittier Regional Technical, and consulting with the American Wool Council. In addition, she was a member of the Boston Fashion Group and collaborated with the Academie Moderne and with local fashion designers, most notably Alfred Fiandaca.

Mary's love of her alma mater was evidenced by her life-long commitment to Regis' alumni organization. She was the only member to serve 2 terms as Regis' alumni president.

A long-time resident of Reading, Mary was a devoted and active member of her community. As a St. Agnes congregant, she participated in many church programs, as a Pre-Cana instructor, ARISE program leader and lectored for many years.

For most of Mary's life, she volunteered her time to support numerous causes and programs, such as Angel Flight, (RIF)-Reading is Fundamental, America Heart Association, Reading Senior Center, Reading Garden Club, Girls Scouts of America and the Reading Little League Guild.

Mary's boundless energy, extraordinary sense of style and deep love of faith, family and friends will always be remembered and deeply missed.

Funeral from the Doherty – Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St. READING. Thursday, April 14th at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Mary's Eternal Life in St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St. Reading at 10am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Wednesday, April 13th from 4-8pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and ramped entrance are available. Interment Highland Cemetery, Norwood.

If you wish to make a donation in Mary's memory, please consider Angel Flight. Donation information can be found at www.angelflightne.org.