Mary Rose Weber Mary Rose Weber Tully

Mary Rose Weber

Rest In Peace...
January 20, 2010
Mary Rose Weber Tully    

Mary Rose Mary Rose Weber Tully died of pancreatic cancer on January 20, 2010. Mary was born in Minneapolis, MN, on July 29, 1946, but spent most of her adult life in Raleigh.

Mary served on the faculties of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the School of Nursing and the School of Public Health at UNC-CH. She was the Senior Clinical Associate of the Global Breastfeeding Institute at UNC-CH. Her dedication to providing excellent care to breastfeeding mothers, infants and families was the cornerstone of her 23 years of service at WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, and at UNC-CH.

In 2007 she received the Life Time Achievement Award from the Human Milk Banking Association of North America, the Wake County Volunteer Award and the North Carolina Volunteer Award. She also served in national and international leadership roles in her field.

Mary is survived by Douglas Blair Tully, her husband of 42 years, her son Christopher Paul Tully, his wife, Tania Georgiou Tully and their daughter, Anika, all of Raleigh; her mother, Rose, and her four sisters and two brothers.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the MRT Educational Fund, c/o Karen Britt Peeler, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 12154, Raleigh, NC 27605.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 21, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Aquinas House at the Doggett Center at 600 Bilyeu Street, Raleigh.

A service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held on Friday, January 22, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, at 200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh.

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