Mary Fantasia is confirmed dead at the age of 100.
Mary was best known as a American politician.
Mary E. Fantasia
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
from the 8th Middlesex district
In office
1975–1978
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
from the 4th Middlesex district
In office
1971–1974
Personal details
Born(1919-10-01)October 1, 1919
Arlington, Massachusetts
DiedMarch 5, 2020(2020-03-05) (aged 100)
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Anthony N. Fantasia
ChildrenPatricia Fantasia Stewart
Kevin Fantasia
Joanne Fantasia Cedrone
Mary E. (Coyne) Fantasia (October 1, 1919 – March 5, 2020) was an American politician from the state of Massachusetts.
Political career
She served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1971 to 1978, representing the 4th Middlesex district from 1971 to 1974 and the 8th Middlesex district from 1975 to 1978. She lost renomination in 1978. She served as a Democratic Presidential Elector in 1960, 1964 and 1976. She was a Democratic National Committeewoman for 10 years and served as the Vice Chairwoman of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee.
Electoral history
1990 Massachusetts 30th Middlesex District State Representative Democratic Primary
Patricia D. Jehlen (D) 45.5%
Stanley M. Koty Jr. (D) 35.2%
Mary E. Fantasia (D) 19.1%
1978 Massachusetts 31st Middlesex District State Representative Democratic Primary
Marie E. Howe (D) (inc.) 50.8%
Mary E. Fantasia (D) (inc.) 49.2%
1976 Massachusetts 8th Middlesex District State Representative General Election
Mary E. Fantasia (D) (inc.) 100.0%
1974 Massachusetts 8th Middlesex District State Representative General Election
Mary E. Fantasia (D) (inc.) 100.0%
1972 Massachusetts 4th Middlesex District State Representative General Election
Marie E. Howe (D) (inc.) 35.5%
Vincent J. Piro (D) (inc.) 34.7%
Mary E. Fantasia (D) (inc.) 29.7%
1970 Massachusetts 4th Middlesex District State Representative General Election
Marie E. Howe (D) (inc.) 35.8%
Vincent J. Piro (D) (inc.) 29.6%
Mary E. Fantasia (D) 26.5%
Arthur Vitt Vitagliano (R) 8.0%
1970 Massachusetts 4th Middlesex District State Representative Democratic Primary
Marie E. Howe (D) (inc.) 28.6%
Vincent J. Piro (D) (inc.) 21.9%
Mary E. Fantasia (D) 12.6%
William J. Joyce (D) 11.7%
John K. Holmes (D) 9.4%
George J. Moran Jr. (D) 7.0%
John K. Makredes (D) 4.6%
Roger Faulkner (D) 4.2%
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