Mary Ellen Marietti, age 71, of Three Rivers, passed away suddenly on Monday, January 10, 2011 at Three Rivers Health. She was born on June 19, 1939 in Lamont, Missouri, the daughter of Charles and Hazel (Hughes) Vickrey.
Mary has been a long time resident of Fishers Lake, Three Rivers. She was an exceptional cook and often blessed friends and family with meals. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and her smile and bright personality will be missed by all.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents and seven siblings, Darrell, Evelyn, Betty, Jim, Kevin, Jaqueline, and Charles “Vic”.
She leaves to cherish her loving memory, her husband, Michael Marietti, whom she married on July 15, 1961, of Three Rivers; four children, daughter, Melissa (Michael Curtis) Evans, of North Muskegon, MI.; three sons, Michael Marietti, of Homer Glen, IL., Nicholas (Jeanne) Marietti, of Lawton, MI., and Anthony (Julie) Marietti, of Otsego, MI.; twelve grandchildren, Geoffrey, Christopher, Matthew, Emily, Michael, Maxwell, Nicholas, Jerrica,Keith, Bob, Gini, and Natalie.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011 at the Hohner Funeral Home, with a Rosary Service at 7:00 p.m.
A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with Father Mark J. Vyverman as celebrant.
Interment will be held in Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials may be donated to the Sisters of St. Joseph. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.