Mary Jane Green, age 87, of Elwood, passed away March 15, 2016, at Community Parkview Care Center in Elwood.
She was born Nov. 5, 1928, in Gary, the daughter of James M. and Edna M. (Brady) Ward. She attended St. Joseph School and was a 1946 graduate of Elwood High School. Mary Jane married James Edward Green on July 3, 1948. She was a homemaker all of her life and a devoted member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mary Jane was very proud of her Irish heritage. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Her family includes two sons, Michael (Joyce) Green of Elwood and Patrick (Angela) Green of Elwood; daughter, Joanne (Rob) Amick of Frankton; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James E. Green, who died March 21, 1998; and her sister, Rita L. Leavell in 1999.
A funeral Mmass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elwood with Father Dan Duff officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Elwood. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood, with a Rosary Service at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Joseph Church Building Fund; Elwood Animal Shelter; or Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, all through the funeral home. Post online ondolences at copherfeslermay.com.
Published on March 16, 2016