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In Memory of

Mary Jane Phelan

March 23, 1931 - May 15, 2017

Obituary


Mary Jane Phelan (Heffernan), 86, passed away May 15, 2017. Dear mother of Kathleen Gabruk and Kelly (Gary) Pahlow; Cherished grandmother of Jonathan, Maggie, Marissa, Sean, and Brendan. She is predeceased by her loving husband of 57 years, Richard Phelan, her parents Patrick and Sophie Heffernan and her brothers Harold and Patrick Heffernan. Mary Jane was born in Detroit on March 23, 1931. She graduated from St. Alphonsus High School and married Richard Phelan on November 23, 1957. Mary Jane raised her family with her husband in Michigan. She worked as a receptionist for Ford...

Mary Jane Phelan (Heffernan), 86, passed away May 15, 2017. Dear mother of Kathleen Gabruk and Kelly (Gary) Pahlow; Cherished grandmother of Jonathan, Maggie, Marissa, Sean, and Brendan. She is predeceased by her loving husband of 57 years, Richard Phelan, her parents Patrick and Sophie Heffernan and her brothers Harold and Patrick Heffernan. Mary Jane was born in Detroit on March 23, 1931. She graduated from St. Alphonsus High School and married Richard Phelan on November 23, 1957. Mary Jane raised her family with her husband in Michigan. She worked as a receptionist for Ford Motor Company in the 1960's. Mary Jane enjoyed traveling with her husband and family. Her Catholic faith was very important to her. A memorial service will be held at 11am on Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Chapel, 25800 W 10 Mile Rd in Southfield, MI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mary Jane's honor to Alzheimer's Association (Alz.org).