Mary Jane Stemick, age 84, of 5697 Pine 0.25 Street, passed away Saturday afternoon, October 29, 2011, at her home in Gladstone.
Mary Jane was born October 15, 1927, in Wells, the daughter of Walter and Katherine (Delich) Pinar. She was raised in Wells and attended and graduated from the Escanaba Senior High School. On August 7, 1948, Mary Jane was united in marriage to Joseph Stemick at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Escanaba. Together Mary Jane and Joseph made their home and began their family in Flat Rock before relocating to Gladstone in 1965. Mary Jane was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Wells. In addition, she belonged to the St. Anthony Ladies Guild, served as a Eucharistic Minister and taught CCD for many years. Mary Jane enjoyed baking, especially during the holiday season, gardening and crocheting. She will be deeply missed.
Son: Jerry (Cynthia) Stemick of Bark River, MI
Daughter: Barb (Bob) Sayen of Gwinn, MI
Sister in law: Marilyn Pinar of Escanaba, MI
Grandchildren: Sheri (Reggie), Bob Jr. (Laurie), Paula, Paul (Heather) and Sarah
Great Grandchildren: Kayla, Addyson, Taryn, Lacey, Elizabeth, Seth and Sophia
Mary Jane was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Katherine, her loving husband Joseph:
Brothers: Nick, Joe, Tony, Eddy and John
Sisters: Ann, Millie and Mary Barbara