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Mary Kavanaugh

December 19, 1941 — March 10, 2023

Mary E. Kavanaugh, 81, of Nederland, Texas passed away on Friday, March 10, 2023, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, Texas.

Mary was born on December 19, 1941, in Lake Village, Arkansas to Johnnie Denver Temple Scucchi and Robie P. Scucchi. She was a devote catholic and was a parishioner at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Nederland and more recently at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches. Mary had a wonderful career working for TSO where she retired after 20 years of service. After retirement, she decided to start a second career and went to work for Walmart in Port Arthur for more than 20 years. Mary had a special place in her heart for all of her work family. She was a kind hearted and hard working woman that would do anything for someone in need and not expect anything in return. Mary was a loving wife, mother, sister, neighbor and friend that will be missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing her.
Survivors include her son, Christopher Kavanaugh and his wife, Daphne Kavanaugh of Beaumont; her brother Thad Scucchi of Arkansas; her sister, Joy Holley and her husband, Dennis of Arkansas, Charlotte Fulmer and her husband Ron of Utah, Martha Elsrode of Arkansas.

Mary is preceded in death by her father, Robie P. Scucchi, Sr.; mother, Denver Temple; brothers, John G. Scucchi, Robie Scucchi and Jimmy Scucchi; her husband, James F. Kavanaugh and her son, Michael Kavanaugh.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2023, at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Southeast Texas.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of her neighbors, especially Nancy and Tony Resendez and Gary Luke for helping take care of her during her time of need.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary Kavanaugh, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

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Melancon's Funeral Home

1605 Avenue H, Nederland, TX 77627

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