Mary Ellen Hollosy, age 90, died peacefully on May 25, 2016 at her home in St. Marys, GA with her beloved husband of 67 years, Charles (Chuck), at her side. Mary Ellen was born May 5, 1926 in St. Louis, MO. Mary Ellen and Chuck fell in love at Michigan Normal College in Ypsilanti, MI after Chuck returned from World War II. She graduated in June of 1948 and married the love of her life 4 days later on June 16.
Mary Ellen and Chuck raised their three children in Detroit, MI prior to relocating to Georgia in retirement. She enjoyed gardening, reading, volunteering, decorating, the company of her many friends, and telling fascinating stories to her children and grandchildren. Mary Ellen was a devout Catholic and long-time parishioner of St. Clare of Montefalco in Grosse Pointe Park, MI and Our Lady Star of the Sea in St. Marys, GA.
Mary Ellen was predeceased by her grandson, Joseph Hollosy.
She was the devoted wife of Chuck, loving mother of John (Diane), Kelly Moore (Vern), and Mary Kathleen Murphy (Jeff); proud grandmother of Tim, Mark, and Luke Hollosy, Matthew and Caitlin Moore, and Katie and Kevin Murphy, great grandmother of Faye and Megan Hollosy. She is also survived by her brothers John (Jack) and Joe Kelly.
A funeral mass was celebrated on May 28, 2016 at Our Lady Star of the Sea.
Donations may be made to Heartland Hospice, Brunswick, GA. You may also honor Mary Ellen’s memory by doing as she did throughout her life by helping those less fortunate.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys was in charge of arrangements.