Tucker, Mary Elizabeth Hayes
Age 89 of Scituate, Massachusetts, formerly of Pelham, New York died at home on December 8, 2012. She attended Holy Child School in Suffern NY and Barnard College. She was the daughter of Evelyn Carroll Hayes and Carlton J. H. Hayes, Seth Low Professor of History at Columbia University and Ambassador to Spain during World War II. She was the widow of William D. Tucker Jr., a former partner of Davis Polk and Wardwell of New York City. She was one of the first women Trustees of Canterbury School in CT. In addition to her dedication to her children and grandchildren, she was a Eucharist Minister and was devoted to nurturing a spiritual life that was central to her values and character. She is survived by her loving children: William Duane III (Marion) of Hamilton, Canada, Mary Evelyn (John Grim) of Woodbridge, CT, Paul Hayes (Maggie Moss) of Boston, MA, Anne Tucker Roberts (John) of Scituate, MA, Carlton Hayes (Kathleen) of Pennington, NJ, Elizabeth of Rowley, MA, Peter James (Sara) of Westport, CT and grandchildren - Jonathan, Jennie, Michael, and Caitlin Tucker. A memorial Mass will be held at Glastonbury Abbey (16 Hull Street, Hingham, MA), at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 22. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Canterbury School, 101 Aspetuck Avenue, New Milford, CT 06776, or The Sisters of the Holy Child, 1341 Montgomery Avenue, Rosemont, PA 19010, or Glastonbury Abbey, 16 Hull Street, Hingham, MA 02343.
Published by Boston Globe from Dec. 11 to Dec. 13, 2012.