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Kathleen Monica ARCARI (née Prendergast) Bray

Kathleen Monica Arcari, 82, of South Boston, MA, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2020. Monica was born June 27, 1938, in Ardfinnan, County Tipperary, to John and Kathleen Prendergast.

She moved to Dublin in her early 20’s, where she trained at Jervis street hospital and became a registered nurse. Monica was married to Bruno Arcari. Throughout their 20-year marriage, they lived in Bray, County Wicklow, where they owned and operated a nursing home and made life-long friendships.

Monica lived a full, active life surrounded by people that loved her. During the 18 years she lived in South Boston, many would see her walking her beloved Snowey or enjoying dinners out with friends and family. She enjoyed going to the gym, The Ollie and traveling back to Ireland for holidays and to see her many close friends, especially the Foxes.

Monica is survived by her three children, Mario of New York, NY; Joey of Brookline, MA; and Nicola of New York, NY; 5 grandchildren, Kianna, Mario Jr. Giovanni, Joey and Annabelle; and her cat Molly.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her eldest daughter Grace, next to whom she will be buried to in Shanganagh Cemetery, Shankill, County Dublin.

A private Funeral Mass for family and close friends will take place on Monday, 31st August, at 11.30am in the Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Putland Road, Bray and this may be viewed on www.churchservices.tv/brayqueenofpeace. The burial will take place in Shanganagh Cemetery at 1.00pm approx.

Date of Death: Wednesday 29th July 2020

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