- Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2009 02:26
- Written by Los Altos Town Crier
Mary Margaret Mather McNeely, "Mickey", was born in Key West, Florida to Capt. Thomas Wade Mather, USN and Susie Laura Hull. As a "Navy Junior" she traveled all over the country and through the Panama Canal until her family settled in Berkeley, CA. She was a proud descendent of Richard Mather and W.J. Linton. She married George G. McNeely (Reverend and USN Comm - Ret.) in 1944 and they were together until his death in 2002. They moved to Los Altos Hills in 1958 and retired to Sunset Beach in Santa Cruz County. She spent the last year and a half at Grant Cuesta Nursing & Rehab, nearer her daughters. She is survived by her daughter Julia McNeely, Sunnyvale, daughter Lee Ann Vojvoda (John), Los Altos Hills, granddaughter Lauren Vojvoda, San Francisco, and granddaughter Jackie Vojvoda Hayford (Ryan), Oakland.
A Memorial Service was held on Sunday, July 19 at St. Luke’s Chapel in the Hills, Los Altos Hills. Final Arrangements were assisted by Spangler Mortuary, Los Altos.