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Edith (Cardinale) Moynihan, 90,

Edith (Cardinale) Moynihan, 90, of Franklin, formerly of Hyde Park, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Medway Country Manor in Medway MA. She was the wife of the late Francis X. “Bucky” Moynihan Sr. who passed away in 2001.  She was born in East Boston daughter of the late Nicola and Ann Maria (Morelli) Cardinale and lived in Hyde Park where she raised her family before moving to Franklin in 1999.
She was a graduate of the Hyde Park High School class of 1942. She received a degree in Design, and studied at Boston College and Framingham State until she turned 80 years old. 
 Mrs. Moynihan owned and operated Kimi’s Design and Dress Shop in Chestnut Hill until she retired in 1999. She was a designer for Priscilla’s Bridal in Boston. She was a seamstress for the Boston Ballet where she made costumes for the Swan Lake Ballet.  She was a volunteer at Brother’s and Sister’s in Boston.
 She is survived by her children, Francis X. Moynihan Jr. and his wife Christine of Walpole, Peter J. Moynihan and his wife Jayne of Milford, Mary and her husband Doug Banks of Queensland Au, Kathleen Mehler and Bobby Greene of Franklin, Patricia Moynihan and Ron Gilmore of Wrentham, Barbara Horigan of Franklin, one sister Dr. Theresa Benjamin of Bakersfield CA., eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her fifteen brothers and sisters.
The funeral will be held Friday, December 4, 2015 at 9 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water Street Milford, MA. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 A.M. at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 7 East Main St. The burial will  follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne MA. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 6 to 8 P.M.

Guest Book

Barbara your Mum was such a remarkable and impressive Lady of so many achievements. Notwithstanding her exceptional career she also found time to raise a large family, study and volunteer. Sadly she is a great loss to you and many others. I extend my sympathy to you. Although unfortunately I did not meet her, her story is and will be an inspiration for me, particularly studying at 80.
R. Henry Garwood

"Aunt" Barbara and family, I'm sending our deepest condolences on behalf of my family here in Texas. I will always remember visiting my "Uncle" Bucky and "Auntie" Edie as a young boy with my family when we were in MA spending time with Gram Helen. I know that Edie is happy to be back at Bucky's side, together in peace with Our Heavenly Father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of our family back home.
"Jody" Peltier

My sincerest condolences. Sincerely, Alan Cohen
Alan Cohen

Frank, We are so sorry to hear about your mom. We are thinking of you and Chris at this very difficult time. Wish we had met your mom. She seems like an amazing lady. May all your wonderful memories of her sustain you and your family.
Susan and Tom Cunningham

Barb, I am thinking of you, and as you know, I am so sorry for your loss, my friend. I know it has been a long journey. Your Mom lived a remarkable life. Much love,and my deepest condolences to you and your family.
Karen Motekaitis

Peter and family, I am very sorry to hear about your Mom. I will always remember her big smile when she greeted me. She was very interesting and boy....could she ever sew!! Jane's wedding dress was breathtaking and she taylored many of my own clothes when she worked in Franklin with a local seamstress! Great family, she will be missed!
Judith Enegren

Hello Barbara, I send my deepest sympathies. I am so sorry for this great loss. Ginger has told me about your Mom and she sounded like a great lady. Please take care, especially during this sad time. I will be thinking of you, and sending prayers.
Christine V.

Barb, so sorry for your loss as I know how very close you were (and still are!) to your mother. It sounds as if she had a very wonderful and interesting life - now I know where you got your energy and passion! My deepest sympathies to you and your family.
Bob O'Neil

Barbara, My Friend, My sincere condolences and prayers are with you and your family on the loss of your Mother. May you have the fondest of memories near to your heart.
ilene hamm

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