Mary Ellen Maher (nee Barnett)
1947 - 2022
Mary Ellen Maher (nee Barnett)
Visitation Information
April 27, 2022
Visitation Time
2pm to 9pm
Service Information
Service Date
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Service Time
Service Location
Holy Rosary Church, Freshwater
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July 31, 1947 - April 25, 2022
Passed peacefully away, while surrounded by her loving family, on April 25th, 2022 after a short but courageous battle, Mary Ellen Maher (Barnett), age 74.
Predeceased by her parents John and Ellen Barnett, brothers John, Pat, Bill, and Joe, sisters Violet and Catherine, her parents-in-law Marcellus and Lucy Maher, sisters-in law Elizabeth, Marcella and Doris.
Mourning her loss while celebrating her life is her husband and best friend of 55 years, Jack, her loving children Jerry (Annemarie), Jackie, Lucille (Danny), Craig and Melanie (Tom). Left with cherished memories are her precious grandchildren, Taylor & Kyle, Isabella, Allison & Kristen, Katelyn, Cale, Jack, & Elyse, and Ethan & Luke.
Also mourning her loss are her sister Angela, her sisters-in-law Irene and Louise, Jack's family:  Frank (Rita), Eleanor (Bill), Theresa (Eugene), Marilu (Gary), Ken (Judy), brother-in-law Ambrose (Mary), and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  
Mary was the most kind, loving and gentle wife, mother and grandmother. Her family was her world and she treasured each and every one of us.  
Special thanks to the staff of 4 South A, Health Sciences Center and the Placentia Health Center for all of their kindness and care.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Maher's Funeral Home, Placentia.  Visitation to take place on Wednesday from 2pm to 9pm. Mass of Christian Burial to take place 10:30am on Thursday, April 28th at Holy Rosary Church, Freshwater.
Flowers are gratefully accepted in her memory. 
"In life, we loved you dearly, in death we love you still. In our hearts you hold a place, no one else will ever fill."
Mary Ellen Maher (nee Barnett)