February 24, 1936 - October 17, 2016
Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM at St. Pius X Catholic Church Hale, MI
St. Pius X Catholic Church Hale, Michigan
Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 11:00 AM
MaryAnn Hodgins, age 80, of Hale, MI passed away at her home with her family at her side on Monday, October 17, 2016. She was born on February 24, 1936 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada to Joseph & Mary (Donnelly) Sheldon. She married Robert Richards who preceded her in death in 1974. She then married Edward Hodgins in 1976 and he preceded her in death in 1983. She was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Hale and was a member of the Hale VFW Post Auxiliary 7435 serving as President from 1983-1984. She was well-known for her many sewing projects, her generosity and being a very independent woman. She will be missed by all.
MaryAnn is survived by her children; Wendy (Tom) Waelchli of St. Clair Shores, Robert Richards of Zeeland, MI, Mark (Sheila) Richards of San Antonio, TX, Edward (Debbie) Hodgins of Hale; grandchildren, Matt (Heather) Richards, J.T. (Janessa) Waelchli, Alison Richards, Natalie Waelchli, Courtney (Jeff) Leaverton, Derek Richards, Erica Waelchli, Kyle Hodgins, Amber Hodgins; great grandchildren, Brianna, Annabelle, Cameron, Riggins, and Rachel. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husbands; brothers, Edward & Joseph Sheldon and a sister, Charlotte Dengel.
Visitation will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10:00 am until the time of the service at 11:00 am at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Hale with Fr. Joseph Ortega officiating. Interment will take place in Esmond-Evergreen Cemetery in Hale. Condolences to the family may be made at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.