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Mary Worm

January 13, 1932 — May 10, 2021

Mary Worm

Mary Elizabeth Worm, 89, of Alpena passed away Monday, May 10, 2021 at home.

Mary Elizabeth Ghastin was born on January 13, 1932 in Traverse City, Michigan to the late James and Bridgette (Brzezinski) Ghastin. On August 19, 1950, she married Arthur Worm. He preceded her in death on March 27, 1991. Mary was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and now All Saints Parish.

Surviving are her six children, Linda Wilson, Kenneth (Deborah) Worm, John (Marilyn) Worm, Susan (Derek) Mills, Judith (Maxwell) Case, James (Diane) Worm; 15 grandchildren, Shawn (fiancée Amy Gonzalo) Wilson, Matthew (Tara) Wilson, Timothy (Andrea) Wilson, Steve (Amy) Worm, Jennifer Worm, Matthew (fiancée Cainnear Hogan) Worm, Michael Worm, Alissa Worm, Jeremy (Jennifer) Worm, Cass (Monique) Mills, Shaun (Brittany) Mills, Danielle Case, Michelle (Arne) Chacon, Shawn Choron, Joshua Choron; 22 great grandchildren, Anna, Allison, Finley, Dylon, Emma, Caleb, Marissa, Aric, Kyrie, Bradley, Maddie, Kyra, Zander, Carter, Declan, Jonah, Ruby Jude, Trinity, Levi, Joshua Jr., Daulton, Leighton; 8 great-great grandchildren; brother, Jack (Carolyn) Ghastin; two sisters-in-law, Anita Ghastin, Cynthia Ghastin; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Worm was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Daniel Wilson; grandson, Andrew Worm; sister, Theresa Richards; and three brothers, Martin Ghastin, Burl Ghastin, and James Ghastin.

Visitation will take place Monday at Bannan Funeral Home from 10 a.m-12 p.m. and continuing at St. Anne Church of All Saints Parish from 1 p.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 2 p.m. with Rev. Stan Bereda officiating. Live streaming will be available at

Interment:  Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens

Memorials:  All Saints Parish

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