Mary Jane Lega

Leja, Mary Jane

Mary Jane Leja, 89, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Grancare Nursing Center, Green Bay. Mary Jane was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Oconto, to the late Michael and Emma (Wittock) Brennan. She married Edward Leja. He preceded her in death on April 13, 1990. Mary Jane was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, St. Anne's Society and the Moose Club in Indiana.

Mary Jane is survived by a special niece and nephew, Cindy Frease and David Niezgodski. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Joseph, Robert, Patrick and Michael Brennan; and five sisters, Agnes Ernstberger, Emma Thome, Margaret Peterson, Viola Early and Ceil Noack.

The family received relatives and friends at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto, from noon to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Thursday 3:30 p.m. at the church with the Rev. Joel Sember officiating. Burial at the Oconto Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home

Gallagher Funeral Home
217 Congress St Oconto, WI 54153

Published in Oconto County Reporter on July 24, 2013