Mary Ellen Mullins


August 2018


DANVERS – Mrs. Mary Ellen (Whearty) Mullins 89, beloved wife of the late John G. Mullins who passed away in 1994, died Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by her loving family following a brief illness.

Born and raised in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Frank S. and Mary L. (O'Meara) Whearty. She was a graduate of Salem High School and Framingham State University, Class of 1950. She furthered education at Simmons College.

A teacher for many years, she taught for many years at Masconomet High School and she retired from the City of Salem School System.

Mary Ellen is survived by two nephews, Mark Garland of Lynn and Matthew Garland and his wife Cathy of Peterborough, N.H., three dear nieces, Jill Montanile of Lynnfield, Carol Gill of Wakefield and Sandra Dooley of Groveland, and two nephews, Nathaniel T. Mullins and John Mullins. She is also survived by many grandnieces and grandnephews. Mary Ellen also leaves behind many loving neighbors and friends which she considered her family. She was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Garland, and a brother-in-law Nathaniel Mullins.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held from the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (rte 62) Danvers, Saturday, Sept 1st at 10:30 A.M. followed by her funeral Mass which will be held in St. Richard Church, Forest St., Danvers, at 11 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. Visiting hours at the funeral home, prior to the funeral, Saturday, Sept. 1st from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M.. In lieu of flowers donations in Mary Ellen's name may be made to the Danvers Art Association, 105 Elliot St., Danvers, MA 01923, the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA), 42 Adams Rd., Framingham, MA 01702 or to a charity of one's choice. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit