In Memory Of

Mrs. Mary

Service Information

Friday, January 31, 2020
Saturday, February 01, 2020
10:45 am


A special request;

Those who so desire may make memorial donations in memory of Mary Zamel to: The Humane Society of the United States ,1255 23rd Street NW, Suite 450 Washington, DC 20037 or UNICEF USA, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038


Mary Mc Govern Zamel, also affectionately known as “Molly” and “Gigi”, passed away January 28, 2020, surrounded by her family. 

Mary was born August 26,1939 in Carrigallen, Ireland. She moved to America with her brothers and sisters for a better life, following the passing of both her parents. She brought her vibrant energy and great sense of humor to everything she did. She was a loyal wife, loving mother, devoted sister, caring friend, and kind neighbor. She loved to cook, travel, garden and assist those in need. Her spirit was fun-loving and generous. She was courageous with a fiery spirit, as well as sensitive and ever so thoughtful. 

Mary is preceded in death by her parents, Catherine and Charles Mc Govern, her brothers James and Pat, and her beloved companion “Tanya”. 

Mary is survived by her husband, Anwar Zamel, her three daughters Linda (Frank), Pamela and Maddy. Her sisters, Alice, Kathleen, and Eileen, and her grandchildren, Andrew and Sophia, as well as all the extended family members, friends, neighbors and acquaintances she loved along the way. 

Her light lives on in each of us as we remember her and emulate the ways she touched our lives. 



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