November 7 1934 October 9 2019 (age 84)
Mary Louise Walsh Savery, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend went to be with the Lord on October 9, 2019 after a heroic multi-year battle with cancer. Mary Lou was educated at Ursuline Academy and the University of Delaware where she earned her BS in Elementary Education. Her professional career included over twenty years supporting her father’s (Dr. William T. Reardon) medical practice, and teaching first and second grades in Fairfax County, Virginia and Elsmere, Delaware. Later in her career she sold real estate for B. Gary Scott and Patterson Schwartz. Her passions included spending time with her family and traveling, especially the annual trips to Myrtle Beach. Europe, Thailand and Bangkok ranked among her favorite excursions around the world. She was immensely proud of all of her children’s accomplishments. Mary Lou will be missed by her husband, Bill; children, Elaine (Keith), Julia (Fred), Jennifer (Dennis), and James (Mary); grandchildren, Kyle (Jennifer), Nicholas (Shelby), Sarah (Anthony), Ethan (Taylor), Ian, James, Joshua, and Caitlin; great-grandchildren, Nathan and Anthony; brothers and sister-in-law, Dennis T. Allison Reardon and Louis W. and Sue Reardon; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by James A. Walsh and Antonia Reardon. Family and friends are invited to visit from 5:00 – 7:00pm on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the Doherty Funeral Home, 1900 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30am on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 901 N DuPont Street, Wilmington, DE 19805. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mary Lou’s memory can be made to the Ministry of Caring, 115 E. 14th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. Donations may be made to: Ministry of Caring 115 E. 14th Street, Wilmington DE 19801-3209 Web: www.ministryofcaring.org
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Mary Louise Walsh Savery November 7 1934 October 9 2019 (age 84).
Death notice for the town of: Wilmington, state: Delaware