Mary Elizabeth Nolan at 93

Mary Elizabeth Nolan, 93, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2022. Born and raised in Holliston, she was the daughter of the late Mary Catherine (Moore) and William Haley. She was the wife of 47 years to the late Thomas Nolan.

Mary was strong in her faith and was a parishioner at Saint Mary’s Church in Holliston. She was an avid sports fan, especially of the Red Sox, Patriots, and Celtics, and also followed Holliston Football. Mary enjoyed going out to eat with friends and family and they meant everything to her.

She is survived by her children, John Nolan and his wife, Jenn of Taunton, Molly Hurley and her husband, Mark of Pembroke, Patricia Burnham and her husband, Larry of Rockport, and Anne Milligan and her husband, Mike of Round Rock, TX. She also leaves behind 5 grandchildren, Tommy Burnham and his fiancée, Emily Taormina, Alec Nolan, Catherine Hurley, and Patrick and Maeve Milligan. She is predeceased by her son, Thomas A. Nolan who passed away at 5 years old; her siblings, William Haley, Frances Haley, and Margaret Anderson.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 30th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington St. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, December 31st at 9:00 a.m. at Saint Mary’s Church of Holliston. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Timothy O’Connell Foundation, 35 Erin Way Holliston, MA 01746 or

Chesmore Funeral Home