Mrs. Mary Evelyn Schwarz, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Friday, November 27, 2009 at Covenant Health Care Cooper. Age 94 years. The daughter of the late Charles and Eva (Moore) Coyle, Mary was born August 31, 1915 in Rush Springs, Oklahoma. She married Joseph K. Schwarz on May 4, 1946 in San Diego, California and then moved to Saginaw. He predeceased her January 1, 1978. Mary was an active member of St. Helen Catholic Church and was a past member of St. Christopher Catholic Church and its Altar Society. Mary enjoyed love and peace with everyone especially her family.  Surviving are three sons, two daughters and their spouses, Charles J. and Shirlee Schwarz, Negaunee; John M. Schwarz, Bay City; Rose Ann Twiford, California; William E. and Sharon Schwarz, Burt; Mary L. and Paul Singer, Saginaw; many grandchildren,   great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a brother, John Coyle, Oregon; a sister, Rose and Mac McCary, Pasco, Washington; several nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Michael Twiford, and by two brothers and two sisters.  Funeral Liturgy will take place 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at St. Helen Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Emmett Marceau will officiate with burial in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Monday from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and at St. Helen Catholic Church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service, led by Joyce DeKarske, will take place 5:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Helen Catholic Church.