Jean Edna (Charlie) Bullard of South Chatham, MA passed away on October 13, 2013 with her family at her side.
She was born September 23, 1924 to Elisabeth Hole Coker and Harold Coker in New York City and grew up in Rutherford New Jersey and Moved to Mattapoisett, Mass in 1949.
She was preceded by John F. DeMello, Jr. and Walter L. Bullard. Survived by her 3 children and families: John F. DeMello, III of Mattapoisett, Richard H.F. DeMello of Mattapoisett and Jean E. Ellis of South Chatham, MA. Including their spouses and 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.
An accomplished Freelance Artist with works sold in Europe and around the US as well as gifts to the family. She volunteered at Toby Hospital in Wareham, was a member of the Mattapoisett Women’s Club, Literature Group, Council on Agency and a supporter of the Buzzard Bay Coalition. One of her greatest attributes was her terrific sense of humor, her family and friends can attest to that.
Her life’s pleasures – painting, playing bridge, drawing, reading, dancing with her beloved Walter and spending time with family and friends. (She also enjoyed constantly rearranging the furniture in the house.)
A special thank you to all the caregivers: Hope Hospice, Comfort Keepers, Liberty Commons, Jan and Wendy.
There will be no Funeral/Memorial Service. It is her request that we get together enjoy some food and drinks and dance to Sinatra’s-It’s The Last Dance; Le Berge – Lady In Red and Madonna’s Say Good Bye.
Notes of comfort and sympathy may be made to her family at www.MorrisOConnorBlute.com