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Mary Veillette Virginia Beach - Mary Veillette, 82, of Virginia Beach passed away April 9, 2017. Born Mary Ellen Baldwin on August 15, 1934, in New London, Connecticut to the late William and Margaret (McMahon) Baldwin. She graduated from Williams Memorial Institute High School in 1952. Mary studied Secretarial Sciences and became an excellent stenographer, typist and office manager, holding various positions throughout her career. Mary married in 1955 to the late Charles Leddy, USCG (Ret.) until his death in 1994. Mary married Capt. H. Michael Veillette, USCG (Ret.) in 2005. She enjoyed gardening, reading, playing piano, collecting art, and travel, especially to warm places. Mary's friends, colleagues and family will remember her for her witty, articulate sense of humor; her loyalty; and her quietly supportive generosity. Mary is survived by her husband, Mike of Virginia Beach; her three children, Bill Leddy (Judi Hastings) of Paso Robles, CA, Ann Harris (Jim) of Palmdale CA and Susan Bucheger (Duane) of Lake Linden, MI; and two grandchildren; and her beloved step family, including three children, Chris Veillette (Connie) of Fairfax, VA, Ann Slagle (David) of Tewksbury, MA, and Jessica Brooks (Conrad) of Tucker, GA; 8 grandchildren, two great grandchildren; her brother, Francis X. "Skip" Baldwin (Pauline) of Tallahassee, FL and sister Patricia Hillyer of Stonington, CT; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loved ones. A Memorial Mass will be held at Star of the Sea Catholic Church at 12:00 pm, Friday, April 21, 2017. Inurnment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Samaritan House. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com
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