Of Saugus. Age 100, died on Thursday, April 6th, at the Woburn Nursing Center in Woburn. She was the wife of the late Donald Blais.Born and raised in Malden, and a Saugus resident for over 70 years, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Elizabeth (Mclaughlin) Quigley. She was a former member of St. Margarets Ladies Sodality and St. Margarets choir.
Elizabeth is survived by her children, Elizabeth Manning and her husband Robert of Winthrop and Donald Blais Jr. and his wife Joyce of Saugus; daughter in law Darlene Blais of Hampton, NH; eleven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Elizabeth was predeceased by her two sons, Girard and John Blais; her daughter in law Karen Blais; and three brothers and three sisters.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus on Tuesday April 11. A funeral will be held from the funeral home on Wednesday, followed by a funeral mass at St Margaret’s Church, Saugus. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden. In lieu of flowers donations in Elizabeth’s memory may be made to St. Margaret’s Parish, 431 Lincoln Avenue, Saugus.