Birdsall-Jay, Mary Agnes (Nee Sheridan) Born to Life on October 11, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was born into Eternal Life surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, The Feast of the Assumption, August 15, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents Jack and Marge Sheridan, her son Michael and her sister Beth. Mary will always be remembered and loved by her devoted husband Stanley Jay; her proud children Bridget (Roseann), Kathleen, John, David (Maryanne) and Chris (Kim) Birdsall; her cherished grandchildren Bill, Andrew and Ava Arroyo, Patrick Hickey, Quinn Schwellinger, Jack, Joe, Zach, Ali, Alex, Samantha and Isabelle Birdsall and her dear sister Patricia Spoerl. Also left to cherish her memory are her stepson Kevin Jay, and her daughter-in-law Beth, as well as Beth's children, Alex, Nikki and Neil, and many near and dear friends. Mary grew up in Wauwatosa attended Wauwatosa East High School and Loretta Heights College in Denver, Colorado. Mary was very generous supporter of many charitable causes. Mary will be remembered for her quick Irish wit, her love of laughter, theatre and the arts. Her kindness, compassion and ability to forgive exemplifies what it means to be a true Christian. Visitation will be held at ST. JUDE THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 734 Glenview Ave., Wauwatosa on Monday, August 19 from 4:00 PM, until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 6:00 PM. A reception for family and friends will immediately follow at the Church. Private burial, St. Peter Cemetery, with her parents, in East Troy, WI. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mary's name may be made to Casa Romero Renewal Center, 423 W. Bruce St., Milwaukee, WI 53204.