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Mary Elizabeth Ameen, 73|
December 21, 2013
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Mary Elizabeth Ameen, 73, of 88 Chenaille Terrace died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at her home.
Born in Sharon, Conn., on Dec. 26, 1939, daughter of George and Kathleen Whalen Lamb, she attended Sharon schools and graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School in 1957. She graduated from the former Henry W. Bishop III Memorial School of Nursing in Pittsfield in 1960 as a registered nurse.
Mrs. Ameen was employed in nursing at North Adams Regional Hospital on the general floors, maternity and the Emergency Room and had worked days, second and third shifts. After further education, she became the head trauma nurse at NARH.
At different times in her 40-plus years, she served the community she loved so much by being dedicated to helping everyone she met. She did this in many different ways, including her nursing.
She loved being a nurse and loved her community, even after retiring in 2005, she continued to care for others because of her kindness and love for humanity
She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she served as a deacon, and of the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed reading and travel and especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
Her husband, Richard F. Ameen, whom she married Feb. 18, 1961, died on Oct. 23, 2009.
She leaves two daughters, Margaret E. Ameen and her partner, Marielle, of Las Vegas, and Susan Ameen-Fisher and her husband, Matthew Fisher, of North Adams; two sons, Kassim "Mike" Ameen and his wife, Beverly, of North Adams and Richard K. Ameen of Jupiter, Fla.; a sister, Karen Blass and her husband, Steve, of Pittsburgh; two brothers, Arthur Lamb and his wife, Sue, of Portland, Maine, and John Lamb and his wife, Claudia, of Sharon; three grandchildren, Kaytee Ameen, Carly Ameen and Hadley Ameen; her late brother Peter Lamb's wife, Mary Lamb of Sharon; many brothers- and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews and her trusted companion, Bailey.
FUNERAL NOTICE — The funeral for Mrs. Ameen will be Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at 11 from First Baptist Church of North Adams. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Friday, Dec. 27, from 4 to 7 at Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, West Chapels, 521 West Main St., North Adams. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Arthritis Foundation, 29 Crafts St., Suite 450, Newton, MA 02458 or in care of the funeral home.
|So sorry for your loss. May happy memories sustain you.|
|from: Patricia Labendz||on: 12-27-2013|