Mary Ann McCarthy
Died: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Mary Ann McCarthy
Mary Ann McCarthy, 58, of St. Ignace, MI, passed away on September 13, 2018, at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. Visitation will be held at Dodson Funeral Home in St. Ignace on Wednesday, September 19, from 5-8pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in St. Ignace on Thursday, September 20, at 11am. There will be additional visitation at St. Ignatius one hour before the service begins. Burial will take place after the funeral Mass at Wequayoc Tribal Cemetery on M-134.

Mary Ann was born on March 15, 1960, to Louis and Phyllis (nee Moses) Colegrove of St. Ignace. She graduated from LaSalle High School in 1978, and continued her education at Michigan State University. Mary Ann married Michael McCarthy and moved to Flint, MI, where she raised her four children. She loved being a mom and being active in her kids’ education and activities. She volunteered as a coach, chaperone, and baker extraordinaire for many years at St. John Vianney Catholic school and parish in Flint.

Mary Ann relocated to St. Ignace to be closer to her family and has been active as an Elder in the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She enjoyed hunting, cooking, baking, and especially playing card games and Yahtzee with her family and friends. Mary Ann made friends wherever she went and always had a story to tell. She loved everyone, and everyone loved her.

She is survived by her children, Pamela, Andrew, Christina, and Kelly (Nick); parents, Louis and Phyllis; siblings, Bob (Diane) and Kay (Mark); 25 nieces and nephews; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Ronald Colegrove and Gerald Colegrove; two nephews, John Paul Brown and Louie Brown; and her grandparents, Ralph Sr., and Betty Colegrove, and Antoine and Gladys Moses.

Those wishing to make contributions in honor of Mary Ann may send them to St. John Vianney Catholic School in Flint.
Guest Book Entries:
Cindy Beaudoin
September 18th, 2018 10:09 am
Words cannot express my sadness for you all. BIG HUG! Much love to our friends and family in this time.
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