Mary passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Borgess Medical Center.
She was born May 21, 1928 in Otsego the daughter of Jake and Bibbianna (Badalamenti) Pirrone. Mary had worked at her parent’s grocery store and became part owner following the death of her mother and was an integral part of the store. She had also worked at Bob’s Hardware, many local retail stores, several area catering business and had retired from Parker Hannifin in 1994. After retiring she worked as a childcare provider until she was 79 and had also worked at Meijer giving out samples for several years. In July 1964 she married Marion Marciniak who passed away in 2008.
Surviving are her children, Kathi Brazee of Wyoming, Kathy (Thomas) Zierer of KY, Kris White of Kalamazoo and Laura Syers of Grand Haven; 8 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; siblings, Benjamin Pirrone, Jake Pirrone, James Pirrone and Josephine Megna along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Christine and brothers, Benjamin and Joseph.
Friends may visit with Mary’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Fr. Donald Klingler officiating.
Burial will follow at St. Margaret Catholic Cemetery, Otsego.
Contributions in memory of Mary may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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