Mary Lee Davis

Mary Lee Davis of Lake Park, Fla., passed away peacefully on Sept. 18, 2012, after a brief illness.

Mary was born on July 18, 1924, in North Coventry. Mary was a former resident of East Hartford and Manchester. She graduated from Windham High School in 1942 and married John William Davis in 1945. Mary worked at Hamilton Standard Propeller in Windsor Locks and at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford. She relocated to United Technologies Corp. in South Florida in 1973 and worked there until her retirement in 1981. Mary was a member of the Eastern Star good Intent Chapter No. 17 in East Hartford and a life member of the Order of the Amaranth Inc. in East Hartford. She enjoyed antique auctions and was actively involved in volunteering at the Palm Beach County sheriff's Department.

Mary is predeceased in death by her husband, John; her infant son, John Jr.; parents, Jesse and Lillian Lee; her sister, fern; and her brothers, Gordon, Robert, and Fredrick. Mary is survived by her sister, Faith Withey and Virginia Charette; her brothers, Jesse Lee and William Lee; and many loving nieces and nephews.

The family of Mary Davis wishes to thank Hospice of Palm Beach County for its assistance and support.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the First Baptist Church of Lake Park, 625 Park Ave., Lake Park, FL 33403.

Internment will take place in willington.

The family requests donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Oct. 3 to Oct. 7, 2012