March 12, 2024

In Memoriam: Mary Schipellite

Mary C. Schipellite, a retired public health nurse for the Cambridge Public Health Department, passed away on February 25, 2024 at the age of 88. Mary was a graduate of Boston College School of Nursing in 1956. 

Mary was well-loved in the community for the care and compassion she provided to her patients. The Schipellite Chest Center at CHA Cambridge Hospital is named in her honor. “Mary was one-of-a-kind, with a sixth sense about contagion and character,” said Emeritus Chief of Medicine David Bor, MD. “She was completely committed to CHA, her work, and her colleagues. We fondly remember Mary and her chuckle, friendship, and professionalism. View her obituary.