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Mary Alice ""Mame"" (Smith) Dinan

February 21, 1929 — September 17, 2014

Waterloo-Mary Alice (Mame) Dinan, 85, of W. Williams St. Waterloo, passed away on Wednesday, (Sept. 17, 2014 surrounded by her family. Family and friends may call at The Doran Funeral Home, 30 Center St. Waterloo, NY, on Sunday, (Sept. 21, 2014) from 1:00PM to 3:00PM and 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Mary Alice's Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, (Sept.22, 2014) at 10:00 AM at St. Mary's Church, Center St., Waterloo, with Reverend James Fennessy, Pastor, as Celebrant. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Waterloo. Contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church Cross Restoration Fund, 25 Center St. Waterloo, NY. Mary Alice was born on February 21, 1929, the daughter of the late Edward and Cecilia Pease Smith. She graduated from Waterloo High School and was a lifelong resident of Waterloo. Mary Alice married Robert Dinan on August 30, 1952, celebrating their 62nd wedding anniversary this year. She was a member of St. Mary's Church. For many years Mary Alice focused her time and energy on raising her family. When the kids were in school she felt blessed to take the job of Secretary for St. Mary's parish where she worked for 27 years. She enjoyed working with the various priests that she worked under. Mary Alice was a member of the St. Mary's Rosary Altar Society. She loved to cook and bake for her family and friends. She was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling to visit family and be with her friends. She is survived by: Her husband-Robert Dinan, Sr., Waterloo, NY 2 sons- Robert (Necia) Dinan, Jr., Waterloo, NY Paul (Elizabeth) Dinan, Oswego, NY 2 daughters- Ellen (Joseph) Armitage, Waterloo, NY M. Eileen (Dan) Collins, Interlaken, NY 12 - Grandchildren- Joshua (Kelly) Dinan, Erin and Kevin Dinan, Lindsay (Stephen) Willson, Andrew (Amanda Wild) Armitage, Philip Armitage, Shannon (Kevin DeLong) Dinan, Caitlin (Michael Montagnola) Dinan, Kathleen Dinan, Kyle, Kaili, and Shane Collins. 2-Great Grandchildren- Katie Dinan and Lucy Willson Many nieces and nephews also survive Mary Alice. Besides her parents, Mary Alice is predeceased by: 1-Brother- Charles (Margie) Smith 1-Sister - Sis (Bill) Morgan The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the Huntington Living Center for the special care and love they gave during her time there. Please visit:

Visitation Details

Sunday, September 21st, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Doran Funeral Home, Waterloo

Sunday, September 21st, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Doran Funeral Home, Waterloo

Service Information

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 10:00am, St. Mary's Church

Interment Details

St. Mary's Cemetery

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