Mary M. (Pashby) Mullen

Mary M. (Pashby) Mullen, 79, of Quincy, at home Monday December 5, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Francis L. Mullen; loving mother of Susan Mullen of Quincy, David Mullen and his wife Carolyn of Abington, Janet Higgins and her husband Peter of Weymouth, and Steven J. Mullen of Quincy; adoring grandmother of John and Christine Higgins and Leo and Alex Mullen; sister of Clare Hietala, Frank Pashby, and the late Rev. Jerry Pashby. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday December 9 at 10:30 at St. Agathas Church, Milton. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave, MILTON, ¬†Thursday 4 – 8 p.m. Interment will be at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Mary completed her Bachelors Degree while raising four children and began her lifes work educating youth and went on to receive her Masters Degree in Mathematics. She loved her job at East Braintree Junior High, contributing over 35 years as a teacher of mathematics. Mary was raised in Revere but spent much of her later life in Quincy with her family of six. She developed a passion for travel, bringing her entire family abroad on many occasions. She had a deep appreciation for life and family. Memorial donations may be made in Mary’s name to the Missionary Society of St. James, 24 Clark St., Boston, MA 02109.