Maureen Joan Mello

May 19, 1959December 22, 2017

Maureen J. Mello (58), of Baltimore, Maryland, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 in Arlington, VA. Daughter of the late Thomas W. Matthews II and Eileen Matthews, and sister of Ann Mallon and the late Thomas W. Matthews III. She is survived by her loving dog, Brenner; her Godson and nephew Michael Mallon (Lynn); nephews Walter Mallon (Della) and Kevin Mallon (Christie); and was the great-aunt to seven. Maureen was an active member of the animal community, having raised many pets, and served as an entomologist for the Smithsonian. A funeral service will be held at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Reston, VA on Thursday, January 4 at 11am with a visitation starting at 10:30 am, followed by a gathering of family and friends at the same location. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: The Humane Society of the United States, Dept HACDQ100904001, 1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC 20037. 1-866-720-2676.


  • Visitation Thursday, January 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 4, 2018

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Jim Mello

January 1, 2018

Hello Ann,
It has been a long time since we have been in contact. I am very sorry to hear that Maureen has passed. Ann,you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May God bless you and stand by you.
Jim Mello

December 25, 2017

May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this very sad time
Psalms 29:11