Mary Ellen Marshall 88 of Harrison passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Mary was born June 13, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan the daughter of Russell Frederick Hees and Laura (Hemkey) Hees. Mary was united in marriage to Mr. Richard T. Marshall on September 1, 1951 in Roseville, Michigan. Mr. Marshall preceded Mary In death on November 8, 1991 after forty years of marriage.
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Mrs. Marshall had resided in Harrison since 1970, moving from St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Mary was a very devoted parishioner of St. Athanasius Catholic Church of Harrison for many years. Mrs. Marshall enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, and gathering at the Jackpine Restaurant for good conversation. Mary was an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings. She will be fondly remembered for her craving of Honey Bun sweet treats.
Surviving Mrs. Marshall are her four loving children; Marilee Gray of North Carolina, Lynne Wright of Harrison, Richie Marshall of South Carolina and Bruce Marshall and wife Carolyn of Harrison, fifteen grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, numerous great-great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and extended family members. Mrs. Marshall was also preceded in death by her parents, an infant sister, Sally Hees, two sisters; Virginia Karnes and Claire Copp and her son in-law, Mr. John Gray.
A Memorial Mass for Mrs. Marshall will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. from St. Athanasius Catholic Church, 310 South Broad Street, Harrison with Monsignor Francis B. Koper officiating. Family and friends are invited to gather from 9:30 A.M. until time of Mass. Inurnment will be in Pleasant Plains Cemetery, Harrison. Memorial gifts in memory of Mrs. Marshall may be considered to: American Cancer Society or Alzheimer’s Association Greater Michigan Chapter. To share an online memory or condolence with Mary’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mrs. Marshall are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989)539-7810.