Mary deSmet passed away peacefully at her home on October 5, 2017. Mary was born on May 27, 1953, in Montclair, N.J. She was the daughter of Louis and Lorraine ( née Prevelige ) deSmet. Mary attended St. Thomas the Apostle in Bloomfield,Winston Churchill in Fairfield andWest Essex High School in Caldwell, N.J. She received her degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology at the University of Denver.
Creative pursuits, such as pottery, painting, and gardening were constants in Mary's life. She was an exceptional cook, and was very active, loving the outdoors and traveling. Mary worked in the Nuclear Medicine field and MRI in the Merrimack Valley and Boston area.
Mary is survived by her children, Elizabeth Jacqueline Miller (husband) Elliot, and Kathryn Calais Dwulet. She is also survived by her parents; three sisters, Jean de Smet (Robert Hackemack), Carolyn de Smet and Allise de Smet (John Siemienowicz); niece, Kelly (née Mulvihill) Douglas (husband Blake); her ex-husband, Chet Dwulet; and good friend, Michael Konjoian. The family wants to thank those friends and neighbors who were a significant part of Mary's life.
Mary requested no formal memorial service be held. Donations in her honor may be made to Andover Garden Club or Casting for Recovery Massachusetts/Rhode Island.
Published on  October 8, 2017