Newkirk, Mary Ann, Weidman, MI, Formerly of Saginaw, Michigan


Loving mother, grandmother and sister passed away Monday, July 4, 2011 at Stratford Village in Midland, Michigan. Age 83 years. Daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Skovran) Gosko, Mary was born October 6, 1927 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Delbert Newkirk on August 28, 1948. He predeceased her February 3, 2001. Mary was employed by Illinois Shade for many years until 1968. She was of the Episcopalian Faith. Surviving are one daughter and three sons, Sharon and Al Goss, Weidman, MI; James (Jim) Newkirk, Saginaw; Ronald and Lezlie Newkirk, Wetmore, MI; Delbert (Tom) and Gail Newkirk, Las Vegas, Nevada; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Edmund (Norma) Gosko, Saginaw; Daniel (Ruth) Gosko, Grand Rapids; sisters-in-law, Elaine Gosko and Dorothy Gosko; several nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by one sister, Louise Razcok and two brothers, Michael and Theodore Gosko. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at noon at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Lynn Newkirk and Theresa Newkirk will officiate with entombment in Chapel Hill Mausoleum. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Stratford Village, 2121 Rockwell Drive, Midland MI 48642. www.snowfuneralhome.net