McNally Mary Jane Flanders-McNally, age 94, of Grand Rapids, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter Martha Emma, husband of 60 years Robert in 2004, and great-granddaughter Francesca Marie McNally. She is survived by her children, Thomas (Debra) McNally, Mary Jayne (Larry) Vandlen, Ellen (James) O'Brien, Robert McNally; nine grandchildren, Sean (Veronica) McNally, Erin (Joel) Goward, Darren McNally, Brian McNally, Larry "Chip" (Julie) Vandlen, Robert (Brianna) Vandlen, Jodi Lynn (Stan) Bartling, Emma Kate O'Brien, Patrick O'Brien; nine great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Norbert McNally; sister-in-law, Margaret Spangler; also many nieces and nephews. Mary Jane attended Our Lady of Victory in Grandview, OH and the University of Missouri where she graduated with honors in Business Administration in 1941 and was elected Home Coming Queen. She was a charter member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Service will be held Saturday 11 a.m. at Resurrection Mausoleum, 4100 Clyde Park S.W., Wyoming. Rev. Troy Nevins officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Franny Strong Foundation, 5767 West Maple, Suite 200, West Bloomfield, MI 48322. www.frannystrong.org O'BRIEN-EGGEBEEN-GERST, 3980 Cascade Rd. SE & E. Paris at I-96. www.gerstfuneralhomes.com
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 8, 2013