Maureen Jennings (1958-2023)

Maureen Bridget Jennings (Tierney), known affectionately as Mo, passed away on July 1, 2023 at the age of 64 in Foxboro, MA. She was born on September 20, 1958 in Boston to her loving parents, Paul and Maureen Tierney, who preceded her in death.

Beloved wife to John J Jennings III and devoted mother to JJ and his wife Heather of Taunton, and Jared of Barnstable. Loving sister to Paul and his wife Michelle of Yarmouth, Richard of Hyde Park, Joseph and his wife Sheryl of Pensacola, FL, Patricia of Hyde Park, Dennis of Hyde Park, Sean and his wife Gail of Foxboro, Beth Welch and her husband Rick of Haverhill, Thomas of Hyde Park, and Tara Kelly and her husband Frank of Westwood. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins for whom she held a special place in her heart.

Mo was a graduate of Boston Latin Academy. She went on to earn a Nursing degree from New England Baptist College and a Master of Science-Nurse Practitioner degree from Regis College. She worked for many years in the PACU at Norwood hospital before becoming a nurse in the Boston Public Schools.

Mo was an avid reader, and loved to immerse herself in a good novel. She also had a green thumb and took great pleasure in nurturing her many plants. Mo loved the color purple, the beach, but most of all, her family.

A private celebration of Mo’s life will be held at a later date. Her family appreciates the love and support they have received during this difficult time.

Donations in Mo’s honor can be made to The Prader Willi Syndrome Association online at

Mo will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her. Her memory will forever live on in the hearts of her loved ones.


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