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Memorial Service November, 15 for Mary Veronica Whybrew

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Mary Veronica (Vessely) Whybrew, age 85 of Michigan City, IN, passed away on November 1, 2020.

She was born on December 18, 1935, in North Judson, IN, to W. James Vessely and Genevieve (Dubas) Vessely, both of whom preceded her in death.

On October 27, 1956, she married Eugene in Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, North Judson, Indiana.

She is survived by her loving children: Peggy (Tom) Carlson of Beverly Shores, IN, Steve (Cheryl) Whybrew of Porter, IN, Philip Whybrew of LaPorte, IN, and Chris (John Carington) Whybrew of Michigan City, IN; her nine adoring grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and by her two siblings Ceil and Tom.

She was also preceded in death by her husband Eugene of 64 years, beloved daughter, Julie Whybrew, and her daughter-in-law, Nancy (Philip) Whybrew.

Mary enjoyed singing, taking care of kids, acting in the occasional plays at Footlight Players in Michigan City, and doing all of that while raising a family and working as a cashier at Jimís Supermarket in Michigan City.

The family is having a Memorial Service and fellowship for: Eugene and Mary Whybrew and Julie Whybrew, at St. Joseph Young Menís Society, 2001 Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN, with Mac McElhaney officiating. from 1 to 1:30 p.m. on November 15, 2020, with fellowship from 1:30 to 4 p.m. central time.

Professional arrangements are entrusted to the White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.

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Posted 11/5/2020




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