Mary Brown, 48

Mary Lee (Heskett) Brown, age 48, of White Pigeon, daughter, sister, mother, wife and grandmother sadly passed away Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. She was born in Elmhurst, IL, on December 10, 1965, a loving daughter of Don E. and Dorothy M (Corbin) Heskett. Mary attended Constantine Schools. On February 11, 2010 she married the love of her life, husband, Toby Brown in Maui, Hawaii. She worked as an administrative assistant at KDF Fluid Treatment, Inc., Three Rivers since 1996. Mary enjoyed motorhoming, gambling, facebooking and traveling, especially to Hawaii. Mary was very selfless and enjoyed helping others and spending time with her sons. She had an unfiltered sense of humor that will be greatly missed by all.

Surviving are her mother Dorothy Heskett, White Pigeon, husband Toby Brown, White Pigeon, sons Tony Montandon Jr. (Melissa Rynberg), White Pigeon, Todd ( Jamie) Montandon, White Pigeon, step daughters Baylee Brown, Delphi, IN, Courtney Brown, White Pigeon, sisters Donna (Don) Smith, White Pigeon, Denise (Issa) Al-Kharusy, Portage, Michaelyn (Bill) Ray, Constantine, brothers John (Sue) Heskett, Constantine, Don Heskett Jr., White Pigeon, granddaughter Kate Lynn Montandon and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Don, daughter Tanisha Montandon and brother James Heskett.

Relatives and friends will be received Saturday, January 11, 2013 from 11 am to 12:30 p.m. at Eley Funeral Home in Constantine. Religious Services will follow at 12:30 PM with Deacon Bart Connelly officiating. Interment will be at Constantine Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to IOPO. A luncheon will be provided to celebrate Mary’s life following interment at the Constantine American Legion, US 131. Online messages may be left for the family at

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