Bay City, Michigan
Mary passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014 at BayShoresNursingCenter, age 65. She was born September 18, 1948 in Detroit to the late Charles W. and Doris (Kennedy) Hiner. She married Leo J. McIllaney, Jr. on June 26, 1971 and he survives her. Mary worked for attorney Clarence Mikolajczak for many years and was a member of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church where she played the organ. More recently she played the piano and organ at the Evangelical Free Church. Mary had her Bachelors Degree in music from CentralMichiganUniversity and was working on her Masters Degree as well. She loved theater, playing her harp and violin at special events and occasions. Leo and Mary were members of the Bay City Yacht Club.
Surviving is her husband, Leo, two children, Katie (Rick) Brauher and Leo J. (Carrie) McIllaney III, six grandchildren: Kelsey, Colin, Carissa, Cian, Jake and Alexandra, one brother, Charles (Lucy) Hiner, two nephews, Christopher and Michael Hiner, one sister in-law, Ellyn McIllaney and dear family friend, Kara Klosowski.
Cremation has taken place. No visitation or services are scheduled. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Bay Arts Council.