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Mary Jane Hall

February 19, 1946 — February 3, 2023

Mary J. Hall, 76, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 3, 2023, at MyMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. She was a loving, caring, and kind, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend that will be dearly missed. Mary Jane was born in Alpena, Michigan on February 19, 1946, to Frank and Frances Wojtowicz. She grew up in Alpena and lived in the area all of her life. She attended St. Anne’s Catholic School and graduated from Catholic Central High School in 1964. She married Dennis P. Hall on October 9, 1965. They were married for 20 years.

Mary attended Northwestern Michigan College in 1965. She obtained her Practical Nursing Certificate and then her Michigan Board of nursing LPN license the following year. She was employed at Alpena General Hospital for 30 years retiring in 1998.

Throughout her life, Mary enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, loved cooking for friends and family get-togethers at her home, and could cross stitch, needlepoint, or crochet anything you could imagine. She also loved with all her heart her daughter, grandchildren, nieces and nephew. Mary was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church of All Saints Parish as well as the All Saints Rosary Society.

Mary leaves behind her daughter, Sarah McLaren and Andrew McLaren, grandchildren, Adam Brilinski and Violet McLaren, a sister, Joann (Charlie) Lake, a brother, Thomas Wojtowicz (Paula), two nieces, Laura (Brian) Newman and Monica (Jeremy) Morissette, a nephew, Brandon Wojtowicz (Amanda), and many other family members.

Visitation will be held at Karpus Hunter & Ross Funeral Home on Friday, February 10, 2023, from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. with the Nurse’s Honor Guard and Parish Prayer Service starting at 7:00 P.M. Visitation will continue on Saturday, February 11, 2023, at St. Anne Catholic Church of All Saints Parish from 10:00 A.M. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. with Fr. Tyler Bischoff as celebrant. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial contribution to Hospice of Michigan or St. Vincent DePaul Alpena. Online Condolences may be registered at www.karpushuntercares.com. The family extends a sincere thank you to all of the loving people who helped her on her journey to heaven.



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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, February 10, 2023

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Karpus Hunter & Ross Funeral Home

516 W Chisholm St. , Alpena, MI 49707

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Parish Prayer Service

Friday, February 10, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Karpus Hunter & Ross Funeral Home

516 W Chisholm St. , Alpena, MI 49707

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Visitation

Saturday, February 11, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Anne Catholic Church

817 Sable Street, Alpena, MI 49707

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Service

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Anne Catholic Church

817 Sable Street, Alpena, MI 49707

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Graveside

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Starts at 12:45 pm (Eastern time)

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