Mary A. Woods, 80, of Alpena passed away Friday, March 26, 2021 at Tawas Village in East Tawas.
Mary A. Holden was born in Ovid, Michigan on July 12, 1940 to the late Charles and Opal (Powers) Holden. She married Philip Woods in 1987. He preceded her in death in 1995. Mary was an active volunteer serving the Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts as a Den mother, Cystic Fibrosis, Alpena Hockey Association score keeper and concession stand treasurer and a tax preparer for AARP. She was a member of Cathro Baptist Church, Quirky Quilters Quilt Guild, Gone to Pieces Quilt Guild, worked as a photographer, and a long-haul truck driver. Her hobbies included: diamond art, rock collecting and quilting.
Surviving are 8 children, Kathy Glasson, Sherry (Ron) Hutchins, Bonnie Clark, Sherry Jean (John) Bradley, Patty (Chuck) Jaqua, Bruce Hall, Marty Hall, David Hall; son-in-law, Pat McKenney; grandchildren and great grandchildren, Holly (Drew) (Jack and Ida Lou) Filkins, Mark (Alexis) (Eliza Jean) Hutchins, Sarah (Lance) (Georgie) Haavisto, Aaron (Joanna) (Madison, Jackson, and Reagan) Howe, Matt (Rachel) (Alice and Eilonwy) Howe, Andrew Jaqua, Jacquelyn (Lane) (Rae and Finn) Schwanz, Sharon (Nate Lalk) McKenney, Patrick McKenney, Siobahn Hall, Billy (Nyah) Antes, Crystal (Adriana and Aliza Jane) Allshouse, Shane (Kortni Peterson) Allshouse; several nieces and nephews.
Mary was preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia McKenney; daughter-in-law, Regina Hall, son-in-law, David Clark; grandson, Brian Michael McKenney; former husbands, Robert Luft, Cecil Hall; sister, Barbara Harris; brothers, Dan Casler and James Casler.
Visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the private funeral at 2 p.m. with Pastor Paul Frey officiating. For those unable to attend because of the 25 person limits, the funeral will be streamed live at www.bannanfuneralhome.com.
Interment: Evergreen Cemetery
Memorials: Tawas Village’s Activities Department
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