Mee, Davina L.
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Rochester: 1/29/33 - 1/4/13. Davina L. Mee, 79, passed away peacefully in Rochester, NY on January 4, 2013. She was born in Dublin, Ireland and was the daughter of the late Dr. & Mrs. Robert Thompson. Davina is survived by her husband of 49 years, John Mee; son, David Mee (Laura) of Brentwood, TN; son, Robert Mee (Kristi) of Knoxville, TN; daughter, Joanne DeHond of Webster, NY; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Leland & Margaret Aldrich of Bogart, GA; as well as 6 grandchildren, 2 nephews and many friends.
Davina was raised in Armagh, Northern Ireland and graduated from the University of Paris (Sorbonne). Following a teaching career in the United Kingdom she married John on April 27, 1963 in Pinner, England and moved to Rochester, where John spent his career as a research chemist at Eastman Kodak Co. Davina became a U.S. citizen in 1980. She was an active parishioner at St. Thomas the Apostle in Irondequoit, was an avid reader, and enjoyed tutoring children in French. Davina and John spent their retirement years in Rochester & Whitsett, NC.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, January 9 at 9 AM at the Chapel at St. Ann's Home, 1500 Portland Ave. in Rochester. Friends are invited to a reception immediately following the service at Keenan's Restaurant, 1010 East Ridge Rd.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to the Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong. The family wishes to thank the staffs of Sage Harbor at Baywinde and St. Ann's Home for their loving care.
Willard H. Scott Funeral Home
Scott (Willard) Funeral Home
12 South Avenue Webster , NY 14580
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Jan. 6, 2013