Mary I. Maclean

June 1, 1927August 3, 2018

Mary I. MacLean, age 91, passed away on August 3, 2018 at William Childs Hospice House in Palm Bay, FL.

She was born in Lynn, MA on June 1, 1927. Daughter of Patrick J. Hoey and Margaret (Greham) Hoey. Mary attended Sacred Heart Grammar School and St. Mary's High School. She worked at Lynn Gas and Electric Company, G.E. Riverworks and Christ Child Nursery as the Head Dietician. Mary married her childhood sweetheart, Robert J. MacLean on October 4, 1952. There were married for 39 years before his death in 1991. After moving to Florida in 1988, Mary was very active in St. Joseph's Catholic Church. She volunteered many hours at the Sharing Center of Brevard and St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Mary is survived by her three children, Joseph (Susan Welchman) MacLean of Lovell, ME, Barbara (Edward) DiChicco of Palm Bay, FL and Roberta (Blair) Huggins of Melbourne, FL. Also four grandchildren Gardie Bullock ,Kelly Wiley of Florida, Daniel MacLean of Vermont and Celine Locke of New Hampshire, and one great-granddaughter Lilly Bullock of Melbourne, FL. She was also very fond of several nieces, nephews and their families in New England.

For the last ten months Mary resided at Hibiscus Court Assisted Living Facility in Melbourne, FL. She enjoyed crafting and bingo while there. Thank you to the staff at Hibiscus Court for their wonderful care. Also special thanks to nurses and doctors at Holmes Regional Medical Center and The William Childs Hospice House.

Her services were held at Fountainhead Memorial Funeral Home on Tuesday August 7, 2018.


  • Visitation Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Mary I. Maclean

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