Mary Elizabeth Noone
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NOONE, Mary Elizabeth, 77, of Melbourne, FL passed away on March 22, 2021.

Her memorial service will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at her daughter's home in Saugerties, NY. Her ashes will be scattered by the immediate family following the memorial. Email for details.

Mary was born Mary Feeley in the Bronx, NY on November 24, 1943. She grew up in the Bronx, East Durham, NY, and Atlantic City, NJ. She graduated from Holy Spirit High School in Atlantic City, NJ and continued on to receive a Bachelor of Arts from New York University, and a Master of Science from Long Island University.

Mary worked as an educator and a social worker for residents in nursing homes. She was tireless in her advocacy for dignity and committed care for her clients.

She enjoyed attending the theater and films, doting on her grandson, eating a good thin crust pizza, sharing news with friends and family, and predicting which way Judge Judy would decide her cases. She was also actively involved in the "Lunch Bunch," a dear group of Brevard County women who remained close to her heart.

Mary is survived by her husband of 56 years James Noone, her daughter Rose Noone, her husband James Dowdall, and their son Liam Dowdall of Saugerties, NY. She is also survived by her son James Noone and his wife Paula of New Orleans, LA, and a large number of beloved family and friends.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the Alzheimer's Association ( The family of Mary Noone wishes to thank the staff at Opis Indian River Center for their committed care and all of the friends and family who have extended their condolences.