Mary Duval, 90, of Lenox
Mary Loretta (Forget) Duval, 90, of Lenox, died peacefully Saturday morning at Mount Carmel Care Center with her family at her side.
Born April 7, 1928, in Pittsfield, the daughter of Mathias T. and Yvonne Davis Forget, she attended local catholic schools and was a 1946 graduate of St. Joseph’s High School. Primarily a mother and homemaker, she worked briefly prior to her marriage for General Electric Company in Pittsfield in the payroll department. She was a communicant of St. Ann’s Church and a member of the Catholic Daughters of America. She adored family gatherings and especially enjoyed Christmas eve singalongs each year with her family. Mrs. Duval met and married the love of her life, Amos H. Duval, in 1951, and they celebrated 67 years of marriage July 7 of this year.
In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by her devoted children: Michael and wife Jeanmarie Duval of Lenox, David and wife Patricia Duval of Lee, Paul and wife Patricia Duval of Lenox, Linda and husband Tommy Sullivan of Lenox, Judith Duval of Lenox and John Duval of Sheffield; and beloved grandchildren Michael and Michaela Duval, Brian and wife Kimberly Duval, Connor and Bradley Duval, Ryan and wife Jessica Sullivan, Ian Sullivan, Hunter, Jeremy and Andrea Fox and Lily and Amos Duval. She was predeceased by her brother Edward Forget and her sister Dorothy Paud. Loretta’s family would like to thank the staff of Mount Carmel Care Center and HospiceCare in the Berkshires for their kind and compassionate care.
The funeral will be Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 9 a.m. from the ROCHE FUNERAL HOME followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Ann’s Church celebrated by the Rev. Monsignor John J. Bonzagni, pastor. Burial will follow in St. Ann’s Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to HospiceCare in the Berkshires in care of the Roche Funeral Home, 120 Main St. Lenox, MA 01240. To share memories and stories, visit rochefuneralhome.com.