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Mary Jean (Coad) Daley

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Mary Jean (Coad)Daley

Mary Jean (Coad) Daley, 88, passed away peacefully January 25, 2014 of natural causes. She was born on September 9, 1925 to Samuel Blaine Coad & Marguerite Wellington in Seattle, WA, where she lived her entire life. She attended University Heights Elementary and graduated from Holy Names Academy, class of 1943. She attended the University of Washington from 1945 - 1947. She married the late Robert J. Daley in 1950 and they lived within a wonderful Lake City neighborhood that included "the pool" where she thought of everyone involved as part of her family. She began her career at Alaska Communications System, followed by 30+ years of service for the IRS, retiring in May 1991. Once retired, she enjoyed traveling, and saw Europe, Russia and China as well as many other wonderful locations. She was a longtime member of St Georges Episcopal Church where she formed many life-long friendships. In her retirement years she volunteered at her church, community & the local food bank. She welcomed everyone to her home and loved to host holidays, Sunday dinners and BBQ's. She is survived by her children Paul (Cathy), Steve (Sue), and Cheryl (John), grandchildren Jeremiah, Levi (Laura), Kyle, Sean, Drew, and Sam, great grandson Felix, brother Tom Coad (Sharil), sister-in-law Marie MacPherson, former son-in-law David Gronhovd (Sue), and numerous nieces, nephews, and many more whom she counted as family. Special thanks to Elizabeth and the staff at MorningSide Residence for the wonderful care they gave her up to her last moment. Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 8th, 3:00 PM, at St Georges: 2212 NE 125th Seattle, WA 98125 followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to


Published in The Seattle Times on Feb. 2, 2014
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