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MARY LOUISE TOWEY Mary Louise Towey, 83, of Vero Beach, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at the VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach. Born on May 7, 1929 as Mary Louise Connell in Jersey City, NJ, she raised her family in Short Hills, NJ, where she worked for Burgdorff Realty Company for 25 years, and then retired to Vero Beach for the last 15 years. A long time member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Short Hills, she attended Holy Cross Catholic Church when she relocated to Vero Beach. She and her husband, Hugh ("Spike") were long time members of the Racquets Club in Short Hills, NJ; the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield Township, NJ and the Grand Harbor Club in Vero Beach. Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Hugh Towey; daughters Gael Towey of New York, NY, Ellen Kendall of Short Hills, NJ, Elizabeth Ann Doherty of Brooklyn, NY and Carol Towey of Brooklyn, NY; sons Mark Towey of Westfield, NJ and Michael Towey of Rowayton, CT; and 15 grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, Kathleen Carrington of Greer, SC, Shelly Cullen of Jupiter, FL, and West Hampton Beach, NY, Elizabeth De Soussa Connell of Caracas, Venezuela, Madeline Reilly of Harrisburg, PA and James Connell from York, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 14, 2012 at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Cox Gifford Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory in Vero Beach, FL. Online condolences may be sent at www.coxgiffordsseawinds.com Paid Obituary
Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory
735 South Fleming Street Sebastian, FL 32958
Published in the TC Palm on Sept. 13, 2012