Maureen Belanger Obituary, Death Cause – She was the devoted daughter of Catherine T. (Hanlon) Knight of Dedham, Massachusetts, and the late Edmund G. Knight, who gave birth to her on February 15, 1971 in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Maureen was born and raised in Dedham, where she also received her education. She started her academic career by graduating from Dedham High School in 1989 and then continued it at Westfield State College, where she received her degree. Over the course of the previous twenty-eight years, she had called Mansfield her permanent residence.
Maureen A. (Knight) Belanger, age 52, of Mansfield, Massachusetts, passed away in a calm and peaceful manner on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She was accompanied by her loving family at the time of her passing. She was the much-loved wife of Brian J. Belanger, to whom she had been married for the last twenty-eight years. Together, they had three children.
In addition to her role as a loving caregiver for her devoted family, Maureen was an employee at the Foxborough Regional Charter School. Maureen was a member of Saint Mary’s Church in Mansfield, and she found that the moments she spent with her family and friends were the ones that brought her the most joy. She particularly loved hosting parties, unwinding on the beaches of Cape Cod, and spending “Sunday Funday” by the pool. Everyone who knew and loved Maureen will grieve her passing deeply, but the indelible impressions she left on their hearts will never be forgotten because of the memories she helped them make that will last a lifetime.
She is survived by her loyal children, Megan Belanger and her fiancé James Cooney of Mansfield, Allison Belanger of Mansfield, and Kevin Belanger of Mansfield, in addition to her husband and mother. She was the loving sister of James Knight and his wife Joanne of Natick, Joseph Knight and his wife Susan of Attleboro, Kathleen Chace and her husband Paul of Mansfield, Susan Sarto and her husband Alan of Franklin, Michael Knight and his wife Linda of Mansfield, and her twin sister Eileen Gordon and her husband Steven of Mansfield.
She was also the dear sister of Michael Knight and his wife Linda of Mansfield. Her twin sister Eileen Gordon and her husband Steven of Mansfield. Bea Belanger of Wrentham and Elizabeth Eblan of Plainville were her sister-in-laws. She was their sister-in-law. She was known affectionately as “Auntie Moe” to a large number of nieces and nephews, and she is also survived by her aunts, uncles, and cousins.
On Sunday, May 28th, visiting hours will be held at the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, located at 55 North Main Street in Mansfield, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the event. Her Requiem Mass will be held at Saint Mary’s Church, which is located at 330 Pratt Street (Route 106), Mansfield, on Monday, May 29th at 11:00 AM. The burial will be carried out in secret.