Mary A. MulhernJanuary 25,2012
Mary MulhernMary A. Mulhern
WHITEHALL, N.Y. — Mary Agnes Mulhern, 72, died Jan. 22, 2012, in a single-car motor vehicle accident in Wells, Vt.
Born in New York City, Jan. 13, 1940, she was the daughter of Robert and Margaret “Rita” (Boylan) Mulhern.
She graduated in 1962 from Long Island College School of Nursing, served on the Catholic Medical Mission Board in Africa for two years and attended nurse anesthetist studies in Flint, Mich.
Ms. Mulhern was employed by Nassau Hospital and Flushing Hospital, both on Long Island, for several years and later worked at Brattleboro (Vt.) Memorial Hospital.
She enjoyed concerts and lectures.
Survivors include two sisters, Eileen Lawrence of Brattleboro and Kathleen Mulhern of Iowa, nephews and nieces.
She was predeceased in 1987 by her husband, Peter Buonocore, whom she married in 1968.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated in Whitehall at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Our Lady of Hope, with the Rev. Michael Flannery, pastor, as celebrant; as well as in Brattleboro at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Richard O’Donnell as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Brattleboro.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Ducharme Funeral Home in Castleton.
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