DECORAH, IA: Marygrace McCullough-Hommen of Decorah, Iowa, formerly of Reading, Gloucester, and Weymouth August 26, 2015. She was the daughter of the late John J. and Marie O. McCullough of Reading and a graduate of Newton College of the Sacred Heart and Boston University. As a member of the Religious of Christian Education, she taught at St. James Arlington and at St. Ann's Parish in Peabody. Marygrace co-founded Wellspring House in Gloucester, a women's shelter and education program. She was the Clinical Director of the Interfaith Counseling Service, Newton.
Marygrace is survived by her husband, Don; sister, Regina; nephew, Nathan; and niece, Danica Buckley of Punta Gorda, Fla.; brother, John McCullough and wife, Kathleen of Pelham, N.H.; and cousins, Grace Dufour of Haverhill, Mass., and Christine Hackett of Seattle, Wash.
There will be a celebration of remembrance at Wellspring House in Gloucester on November 22. Memorial gifts in her memory may be made to Wellspring House, 302 Essex Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930. Online condolences may be left at under "obituraries."