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Mary Regina Mellon

Mary Regina Mellon, American librarian. Named Hobart's Most Valuable Woman, Trade Winds Rehabilitation, Gary, 1980, honoree, Coalition for International Women's Day, East Chicago, Indiana, 1983; recipient Angel award, Southlake Center for Mental Health, Merrillville, 1981.


  • Mellon, Mary Regina was born on September 8, 1915 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Frank and Myrtle (Lewis) Brown.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with highest distinction, Indiana University Northwest, 1976.


    • Library. St. Bridget Elementary School, Hobart, Indiana, 1963—1970, St. Bridget Parish, Hobart, 1973—1985. Library. aide modern language department Indiana University, Gary, 1967. Volunteers in Service to America volunteer Action, Indianapolis, 1977—1980.

      Director Caring Place, Inc., Hobart, 1978—1980.


    Mediator Better Business Bureau, Merrillville, Indiana, 1977—1998. Allocation volunteer Lake Area United Way, Griffith, 1989—2004, Vision Council member, 2002—2004. Board directors Hobart Township Lake Ridge Community Services, 1980—1998.


    • Married Byron Joseph Mellon, September 7, 1936 (deceased July 1970). Children: Richard, Terry, Claudia Vidano, James, Byron, Leo, William, Robert.
    • father: Frank Brown
    • mother: Myrtle (Lewis) Brown
    • spouse: Byron Joseph Mellon
    • children: Richard Mellon
    • Terry Mellon
    • Claudia Vidano Mellon
    • James Mellon
    • Byron Mellon
    • Leo Mellon
    • William Mellon
    • Robert Mellon
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    Born September 8, 1915
    • 1976
      Indiana University Northwest
    • 1963 - 1970
      Library St. Bridget Elementary School
      Hobart, Indiana, United States
    • 1973 - 1985
      Library St. Bridget Elementary School
      Hobart, Indiana, United States