Mary Beth Moriarty of Rehoboth, MA, passed away peacefully on the evening of June 8, 2023, surrounded by her family, while vacationing in Florida.
She was a graduate of The Academy of the Assumption and college graduate of Regis College & Rhode Island College. Mary Beth worked at Attleboro High School for 34 years, starting as an English teacher, then as Teacher-Advisor, House Teacher, and Dean of Students. She also volunteered for years as a Class Advisor.
Upon retiring from public school, she went on to be Principal of a private school, St Joseph-St Therese School of New Bedford for another 4 years. Mary Beth was an elected member of the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School Committee for 12 years (serving terms as Chairman and Vice Chairman), the Rehoboth Lions Club, Rehoboth Town Events Committee, Friends of the Elderly, Republican Town Committee, and countless other groups & charities.
Mary Beth is survived by her son, Sean Moriarty; daughter-in-law, Malerie Moriarty; and, grandchildren, Demi & Shane Moriarty, of St Johns FL. She is pre-deceased by her husband of 35 years, John Moriarty. Mary Beth was the only daughter of George and Helen Snow of Hopkinton, MA.
A service was held for Florida family and friends, in Ponte Vedra Beach FL, on June 15. Mary Beth will be transported “back home” in July for a funeral and burial service. Dates and times for the Massachusetts service will follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like to continue to enjoy hearing stories of your time spent with Mary Beth, via phone, in person at her service in July, or by hand written note. The Moriarty family is eternally grateful to all of her New England friends and physicians who helped her live independently in recent years.