Mary Grace (Bresson) Maye (8/29/22-9/30/18) passed away quietly at home after a lengthy battle with myasthenia gravis early Sunday morning. She was preceded in death by her parents Fredrick and Marie, along with three sisters and four brothers. She is survived by her son and daughter –in –law Larry and Nita Maye of Southbury and her granddaughter Lani, Mary’s son and daughter in law Jacques and Laurie of Reno and grandson Jason and his wife Karen Maye of Boulder and granddaughter Mackenzie Maye of Denver. Mary was a life time resident of Newtown and graduated from Newtown High in 1941. After graduation Mary worked for the phone company and in the early sixties Mary and her sister Anna opened the Botsford post office. This was Mary’s favorite job because she loved the customers she met and the people she worked with. Mary also received several recognition awards for her work especially with stamp collectors. Mary’s husband, Jacques passed away in 1994 and Mary became a driver for Meals on Wheels. Mary drove and volunteered at Southbury Training School Thrift Shop for 20 years where she made many new friends and enjoyed their company. After retiring, Mary traveled with her husband and later children to Switzerland, Europe, Hawaii, the Caribbean and Alaska. Mary was also active in St. Rose church and contributed to many of their fundraisers. Mary will be missed by all who knew her but we know she is back home with the love of her life Jacques Maye. A wake will be held October 3rd from 4:30-7:30 pm at Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home in Southbury. Funeral services will be held at 9:00 am on October 4th at Sacred Heart Church in Southbury with internment at St. Rose Cemetery following the service.
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