Mary-Chilton Winslow Mead, of Brooklyn and Stillwater, N.J., died peacefully on Wednesday, May 7, at The Nathaniel Witherell Nursing Center in Greenwich, Conn. She was 79.
Born in Manhattan, Mead, known affectionately as Mimi, lived in Brooklyn Heights for many years. She and her husband Bill were longtime members of Grace Church-Brooklyn Heights, serving in leadership positions. They particularly loved singing in the Parish Choir together. Above all, she was respected for her elegance, wit and compassion.