Mary Jane Wilson, age 93, passed away peacefully at the Hospice House on October 18, 2018. Mary Jane was a lifelong resident of Spokane, WA. She was born in Spokane on April 14, 1925, to John Albert and Rosa Marsh. She was the youngest of 9 children. Mary Jane attended Mary Cliff High School. She was married for 72 years to her lifelong sweetheart, Jack Wilson. Mary Jane’s life legacy was her calling as a homemaker, wife and loving mother to her 9 children. She is survived by her children Carol (Dick) Green, Pauline (Terry) Marienau, John Wilson, Bernice (Larry) Ackerman, Alice (Doug) Shafer, Dick (Deanna) Wilson, Teresa (Greg) Zeiler, Ken (Doreen) Wilson, 25 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack, daughter Janie, daughter in law Mary and all of her siblings.
The family wishes to thank the Touchmark caregivers for the love and care provided to their mother.
There will be a viewing on Thursday, October 25, from 10 am to 6 pm with a Rosary 7 pm at Hennessey Funeral Home (2203 N Division).
Mary Jane’s funeral mass will be held on Friday, October 26, at 10 am at St Peters Catholic Church (3520 E 18th). Burial will follow at 2 pm at Holy Cross Cemetery (7200 N Wall).
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice House of Spokane or the charity of your choice.
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