Mary Lucille Brady,
age 86 of Chesterton, passed away on Friday, June 5, 2015, at Franciscan
Hospice of Michigan City.
She was born on
April 7, 1929, in Lackawanna, NY, to Joseph Eugene and Marguerite
Schmitt-Leo, both of whom preceded her in death.
On May 28, 1949, at
Our Mother of Good Council Church in Blasdell, NY, she married William
Brady, who survives in Chesterton.
Mary is also
survived by her children: Donald (Mickey) Brady of Michigan City, Kathleen
(Darryl) Gould of Porter, Karen (Darrell) French of Morgantown, IN, and
Donna Marie (David) Ingham of Richmond, VA. She is also survived by her
eight grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and her siblings: Eugene
(Connie) Leo of Lackawanna, NY, Joseph (Joann) Leo of Baltimore, MD, and
Rosemary (late Robert) Potter of Lackawanna, NY.
She is preceded in
death by her sisters and brothers-in-laws, Veronica and Richard Gorczyca and
Joan Ann and Robert Pyanowski.
Mary was a member
of St. Patrick Catholic Church, where she was a member of the funeral choir
and made dishes for funeral luncheons. She loved creating special dishes for
her friends and family, and was an awesome cook! Mary worked in food service
in the Duneland School System. She was active in a bowling league and her
bunko club. She enjoyed bird watching and walking trails at the beach.
Mass of Christian
Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2015, at St. Patrick
Catholic Church, 638 Calumet Chesterton, with Father James Meade
The family will
receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2015, at the
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, with a Rosary
Service at 7:30 p.m.
Mary’s family is
very grateful to the Waters of Duneland and the Franciscan Hospice of
Michigan City for their loving care. To send an online condolence, please