Mary Ellis (Peltz) Nevius



Farmington, Conn.

Mary Ellis Nevius, “May,” died peacefully June 26, 2021, at her home in Farmington, Conn. May grew up in New York City, graduated from Vassar College and received a master’s degree from Trinity College. After marrying Garrett Nevius in 1960, they built a house together in Farmington, Conn. She attended St. Saviour’s Church. May loved climbing in Acadia National Park and spending her summers in Bar Harbor and on Sutton Island. She is survived by her daughter Mary Lansing (Joseph) and granddaughters Elle Lansing and Anne and Kathleen Nevius. Donations can be made to the St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church, 41 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609.

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