Mary Therese Mack

December 18, 1928 ~ October 05, 2019

Mary Therese Mack, 90, of Vero Beach, Florida died Saturday, October 5, 2019 in her sleep from complications with cancer.   She was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, daughter of Robert Welch and Elizabeth Cline Welch of West Springfield.

 

Mary received her Masters in 1977 from University of Vermont and her Doctorate in 1981 from the University of Florida.   She had been an elementary teacher Massachusetts, Connecticut, Honduras, Puerto Rico and in different counties of Florida including Indian River County.  She would later work with Florida International University as bilingual program coordinator. Before retiring she worked as a teacher overseas for several years with the U.S. Dept. of Defense in the Philippines and in Germany.

 

Mary was married to Robert Mack, previously of Vero Beach who passed away in 2007. She is survived by sons, Robert (Yolanda Rivas) of San Pedro, Costa Rica, James of Vero Beach, Daniel of San Francisco, CA, Stephen of Hojancha, Costa Rica; sister-in-law, Suzanne Flynn of San Francisco, CA; grandchildren, Maria (Diego Piedra), Peter, John, Lucia, Estela and great granddaughter, Clara.

 

Arrangements are under the direction of Millennium Cremation Service, Vero Beach.  Condolences may be shared online at www.millenniumcremationservice.com.

Condolence

Barbara Mack

October 9, 2019, 3:44 pm

On behalf of the family of Richard Francis Mack, I am sending condolences and love to Aunt Mary’s family ❤️
-Barbara Mack

Florida Healthcare Specialists

October 17, 2019, 7:24 pm

Our thought and prayers are with your family. Doctor Davila and his team will miss her.

Jimmie Kouns

October 21, 2019, 1:54 pm

Condolences from the extended Kouns family. Mary was a human dynamo and a good role model for the rest of us with regards to making positive changes in our society….

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