Mary A. Hovey, age 93, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 8, 2020 at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba.
Mary was born March 31, 1927, in Escanaba, MI the daughter of Edwin and Gladys (Sarasin) Buckland. She graduated from Escanaba Area Schools.
Mary worked as a fashion manager at Montgomery Wards for numerous years until it closed. She was an avid archer, and enjoyed bow hunting. Always being the first to bag a deer or a bear. Mary and her Husband, John Hovey, were officers at Red Buck Archery club for many years.
Mary is survived by:
2 Daughters: Jalene (Tom) Polkey of Rapid River, MI
Sherry (Bob) Potvin of Escanaba, MI
5 Grandchildren: Wendy (Mike) Moore of Virginia, Michael (Ashli) Potvin of Florida, Lori (Rob) Edmundson of Wisconsin, David Potvin of Gladstone, and Lisa (Russ) Cowart of Texas.
9 Great Grandchildren
And 2 Great Great Grandchildren
In addition to her Parents, Mary was preceded in death by:
Husband: John Hovey
2 Brothers: Vernon and Robert Buckland
Sister-In-Law: Mary Lou Buckland
Niece: Sue Meleski
And Nephew: Vernon “Buck” Buckland, Jr.
Family will receive close friends and family on Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Escanaba. Burial will take place at Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells, MI. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Hovey family.