Grimaldi, Mary Jane, Saginaw, Michigan

Our dearly loved and cherished mother and grandmother passed away on Palm Sunday, March 28, 2010 with her family at her side. Age 90 years. Daughter of the late John and Hazel (Kain) Grell, Mary was born January 8, 1920 in Saginaw, Michigan. She graduated from Saginaw High School in 1937. She was married to Frank L. Grimaldi on August 22, 1941 in Trenton, New Jersey. He predeceased her January 7, 1997. As a present member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Mary worked on the church prayer line until her death. Mary was a resident of St. Francis Home for four years. She was involved in the Bible Study sessions. A past member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church she was involved as president of its Altar Society, a coordinator and teacher of Religious Education Classes at the elementary school, a charter member and past president of the Saginaw County League of Catholic Women and a Catholic Study Club member. Surviving are her three children, Michelle Maksimowicz, Colorado Springs, Co.; Mary (Craig) Reading, Farmington Hills; Kevin Grimaldi, Saginaw; her lavished attention to her seven grandchildren, Michael, Melissa, Jake, Christopher, Sarah, Nick and Katie, and her five great-grandchildren. Mary was preceded in death by her sister, Judy Lacey and two brothers, Tom and Bill Grell. Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. William Taylor and Rev. Fr. James Carlson will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty) where the family will be present on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church or St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Mary Jane will always be remembered for her warm, loving presence in so many lives.