Obituary: Margaret P. (Ferrari) Stoddard, 78

Margaret P. (Ferrari) Stoddard, 78, of Southborough, formerly of Framingham, died on Sunday, October 4, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late William L. Stoddard for 43 years and was the daughter of the late Clarence J. and Ellen M. (Eagan) Ferrari.

Margaret was a graduate of St. Michaels Academy in Hudson and Wards Worcester School of Business Science. She worked for 38 years as a secretary for her husbands business, R.M. Davis & Son. Margaret enjoyed reading and old time movies. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and friends. She leaves her children, Lynann Kendall of Southborough; Michael Graves and his wife Sara of Shrewsbury; her stepchildren, Mark W. Stoddard of Hudson; Lori Andrews and her husband Scott of E. Douglas; 5 grandchildren, Kathryn, Sara, and Sam Kendall; Matthew and Emily Graves; a step-grandchild Thomas Andrews; her brother, Thomas E. Ferrari of Westborough; her sisters, Mary L. Ferrari of Marlborough; Kathleen Zanella and her husband George of Framingham; Anne Greenberg and her husband Steve of Ashland; a sister in law, Judith Ferrari of Rochester; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband, she is predeceased by her brother, Richard J. Ferrari and her son-in-law, Christopher Kendall.

There are no visiting hours. A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 10 AM at St. Matthew Church, 26 Highland Street, Southborough. Burial will follow at the Southborough Rural Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent in her memory to St. Matthew Church, 105 Southville Road, Southborough, MA 01772. To leave words of condolence to the family, please visit

(Obituary via and Metrowest Daily News)

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