Mary Ellen Reeves
Mary Ellen Reeves passed away peacefully at home in the early morning hours of March 23, 2021. She was pre-deceased by her husband of 61 years, Jerry Reeves.
Born in 1932 in Okeechobee, FL, Mary Ellen met Jerry in Jacksonville, FL where she was attending business school and Jerry was in port while serving in the Navy. They were married in 1951 within two weeks of meeting each other.
Over the course of her life Mary Ellen was an office administrator, a full time mother of three, homemaker and small business owner. She and Jerry relocated to Melbourne in 2012 from San Antonio, TX.
Upon arriving in Melbourne Mary Ellen joined the Wickham Park Senior Center where she became an avid volunteer making many dear friends and eventually holding several officer positions.
She is survived by her sons Ron and Steven Reeves, daughter Karen Hagan and their spouses, Wendi, Robin and Dan respectively, along with six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and her beloved companion of nine years, Vincent Germann.