Mary Alice “Mae” (Maccini) Bjerre

Mary Alice “Mae” (Maccini) Bjerre, 73, of Mattapoisett passed away November 4, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the loving and devoted wife of Donald Soren Bjerre.

Born and raised in Wellesley, MA, she was the daughter of the late Victor Henry Maccini and Alice Angelina (Montali) Maccini. She lived in Nashua, NH before making Mattapoisett her home since 1973. She was a dedicated employee of Dr. Joseph A. Costa for over 35 years and loved being a part of her office family.

Mae had a gift of kindness that was recognized by all who knew her. Her thoughtfulness and unconditional love for family and friends will be remembered, cherished and dearly missed.

Mae is survived by her husband Donald; her daughter, Krista-Lee (Bjerre) Nye of Mattapoisett; her son, Erik Soren Bjerre and his wife Sonia (Mello) Bjerre of Fall River; her beloved grandchildren, Claire Elizabeth Bjerre and James Soren Bjerre; two brothers, Michael A. Maccini of New York City and Richard J. Maccini and his wife Dianne of Gastonia, NC; her sister-in-law, Ruth Marie Bjerre of St. Johnsbury, VT, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and treasured friends.

Her visiting hours will be held on Monday, November 13th from 4-8 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Road, Route 6, Mattapoisett. Interment will take place on Tuesday, November 14th at 11:30 AM at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Southcoast Health Centers for Cancer Care, 206 Mill Road, Fairhaven, MA, 02719. For directions and guestbook, please visit

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