Norma A. (Timmins) Largey, age 88

of Quincy

Norma A. (Timmins) Largey, age 88

Norma A. (Timmins) Largey, age 88, of Quincy, died peacefully, Monday, December 12, 2022, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family.

She lived in the Squantum section of Quincy for the past seventy years.

Born in Brighton to the late Frederick and Hilda (Gorrell) Timmins, Norma was raised and educated in Brighton’s Oak Square neighborhood, she was a graduate of Saint Columbkille High School.

Norma was employed as a medical secretary in the Quincy pediatric office of Dr. Charles Djerf for many years. She went on to work for various medical practices and had been retired for many years.

A woman of great faith, Norma was a longtime, active parishioner of the former Star of the Sea Church in Squantum where she participated in prayer groups and served as a lector and extraordinary minister of Holy Communion.

Norma’s greatest joy was her family. Overflowing with love, she cherished her roles as mother and grandmother, actively supporting the many activities and accomplishments of her children and grandchildren.

Norma was the wife of the late Thomas L. Largey, Sr.

Devoted mother of Carolyn A. Smith of Rangeley, Maine, Dianne M. Brown and her husband Les of Squantum, Robert J. Largey of Quincy, and the late Thomas L. Largey, Jr. and his surviving wife Kelly of Squantum.

Loving grandmother of John and Van Weisz, Thomas K., Robert M., and Aidan T. Largey.

She was predeceased by her brothers, Paul Timmins and Frederick Timmins, Jr.

Norma is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Friday, December 16, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Parish in Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 227 Sea Street, Quincy, on Saturday, December 17, at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.

For those who wish, donations in Norma’s memory may be made to Eternal Word Television Network, Inc. (EWTN), 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210 or


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  • We are so sorry for your loss. Norma was always kind and friendly to us and her smile will never be forgotten. She was a great lady.

  • I knew Mrs. Largey and her family. They were wonderful people. Mrs. Largey was always involved in the neighborhood in Squantum. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.
    The Connolly Family

  • Norma was such a delight! My family very much enjoyed being her neighbor and friend for 30 years. She loved people, especially her family, and grandchildren.
    I always said ,if your spirit needs a boost ,Norma will definitely make sure that happens!
    Heaven has a very special angel…. So blessed to have known her.xo

  • Norma’s guiding lights were “faith, family, friends.” Her faith defined her. She not only practiced it – she lived it. “Love One Another!” Norma’s family was everything. She cared about her friends and the community at large. I will remember her fondly, and our many interactions at Star of the Sea. Our condolences to her family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  • Dear Family,
    Norma is a gift to all of us and we cherish her kindness, her faith, her friendship, and her love. We are blessed to have her touch our hearts and our lives. She is resting in peace. 🙏 Marilyn

  • Norma was a sweet and friendly woman whom I had the pleasure of knowing quite a while ago. She had a way of making you feel welcome and at ease. Rest easy.

  • To the family of Norma Largey –
    What a spirit!!! She was the life of the party wherever she went! I so enjoyed our talks. I will miss her and so will Squantum. Truly a blessed soul. Thoughts and prayers to the Largey family.

  • Sorry for your loss Caroline. Losing mom is always hard because he

  • So sorry to hear about your mom, Carolyn. I remember her very well as a very sweet woman. I know you will find the comfort and peace that only God can provide. Lots of love to you, Diane and family!

  • Norma we will miss you but we know you are a special guardian angel to all of us. Love and miss you. Joyce Gillespie and family.💔🙏🏼