Dr. Mary Ellen (Juliano) Terrels of Ocean City, NJ passed suddenly, yet peacefully at home on February 15, 2021. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on January 20, 1956. Mary Ellen attended St. Jerome’s School, Nazareth Academy, Bryn Mawr School of Nursing, Catholic University and received her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her professional career spanned forty years as a family practitioner, staff physician, and educator for AtlantiCare. In addition Mary Ellen was a physician with Crossroad Treatment Centers assisting patients with addiction. Mary Ellen was predeceased by her father, Dominic Juliano and by Andrew Terrels.She is survived by her daughter Maggie Terrels and her partner Robert Hamilton; son Andrew Terrels; Mother, Margaret Juliano; brothers Mark, Michael, Brian, Anthony, Patrick Juliano and sister Megan Juliano Dawson. Mary Ellen had boundless love for life, her Catholic faith and the EAGLES. Her greatest joy in life were her children and their accomplishments; Maggie serves children and adults as a psychotherapist and Andrew is a Petty Officer in the US Navy. Mary Ellen served as a Board Member of Saint Augustine Preparatory School. In honor of her commitment to education the family requests donations be made to the Saint Augustine’s Student Scholarship fund at https://hermits.com/advancement/make-a-gift/ Family and Friends may visit on Saturday February 20, 2021 from 10:00AM to 11:00AM at the St. Augustine Church of the St. Damien Parish, 13th and Wesley Avenue, Ocean City, NJ, 08226. Covid-19 restrictions are in effect and masks and social distancing are required. In recognition of Mary Ellen’s profession and dedication to her patients, the family requests a private Mass. You may watch her Mass by clicking on the live stream link at www.godfreyfuneralhome.com at 11:00AM. There will be a celebration of Maryellen’s life Summer 2021.