- July 1, 1917 - January 5, 2010
- Newton, Massachusetts
of Hortense's Passing
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Memories & Candles
I am so sorry to just now hear of Rae's death as I send out my Christmas cards - including one to Rae. I missed her death notice last January, but I wish to share my memories of Rae.
Rae was a physical therapy patient of mine more than 25 years ago when she lived in Needham. I worked for the VNA one summer and visited with Rae about 2-3 times a week. And that is what it was - more
Posted by: Joyce White - Weston, MA - friend - physical therapist Dec 31, 2010
After her husband’s death, our mother, Kathleen Heffernan at age 93 moved from her large home in Milton to a small second floor condominium in Needham. With the help of her children, she settled in to her new surroundings. On the second morning came a knock at her door, and Kathleen welcomed a petite woman, finely dressed, delivering a plate of warm orange muffins, who later introduced herself as Hortense Raworth, her neighbor across the hall. “Everyone calls me Rae,”
Posted by: Peg Laughlin - Medfield, MA - friend Jan 11, 2010
Charles..I never got a chance to meet you...but I am the hairdresser at S
Charles...I was greatly saddened by the news of your MOTHER'S passing
I am the hairdresser at STONE...and had many great times with your MOM
and will greatly miss her...please know the love and respect for you that she had was like none I've ever seen!!!
Posted by: Cassie Murphy - dedham, MA - friend Jan 10, 2010
I loved your mother she taught me how to cook. My first Bridal Shower was at her house. I remember dinners at Grandad's also, but I remember especially her apple pies, they were the best!
Posted by: Loretta Kendig - Walpole, MA - Family Friend Jan 07, 2010
We are so sorry to hear about your Mother.Buddy and I have many beautiful memories especially the Sunday dinners at Grandads. I still remember her fruit cakes at Crristmas time they were the best just like her. She will always be remembered We have lost a very beautiful Lady. Love Rose and Buddy
Posted by: Rose and Rea Kendig - Burlington, MA - friends Jan 07, 2010