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Sally Lou (Chipman) Greely

May 12, 1933 ~ April 1, 2017 (age 83)

Norwell- Sally Lou Greely (Chipman) passed away on April 2, 2017. She was the daughter of the late William Cedric Chipman and Bessie Lee (Clark) Chipman. Born on May 12, 1933 in Brooklyn NY, she grew up in Hingham. She graduated from Thayer Academy in 1951 and continued her education at Endicott College, graduating in 1953. At Thayer she met her sweetheart Philip Greely at the “Get To Know You Social” and they never parted, marrying in 1954, and remaining so until her passing. Soon after marrying they started a family, eventually growing to four boys, who were raised in Duxbury. She worked in the family laundromat business before working as an aid at Cohasset Knoll Nursing Home where she extended her compassionate ways to the residents there. She finished her career at Serono in Norwell. Upon retiring she and Phil resided in Hull with their beloved cat Smoky. In retirement she travelled and sang with the Fine Arts Choral. She is survived by her husband; son Wally, his wife Kathy, and their son Michael; son David, his wife Linda and their son Jason; son Chuck, his wife Patricia and their son Christopher; son Ted and his partner Fred Florendo; her beloved sister Nancy McRae, her husband Carl and their son Ian; grandsons Jason Greely, Michael Greely and Christopher Greely, granddaughters in law Keri Greely and Lindsey Greely, great grandchildren Ryan and Trevor; Ian’s wife Julie and their children Marcus and Morgana. She loved her boys and was a devoted mother. The family would like to extend their deep gratitude to the staff at the Royal Norwell Nursing Home for caring for her so well in her final days. A Memorial Service will be held at the Mortimer N. Peck-Russell Peck Funeral Home, 516 Washington Street, Braintree on Monday, April 10th at 11:00 am. Burial will be private.


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