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Mary Jo Henry
March 21, 1931 - May 08, 2018

Mary Jo Henry of Bloomfield Hills, died peacefully May 8, 2018. She was 87 years old. Mary Jo was born March 21, 1931 in Detroit to Josephine (nee Murphy) and Henry Maurer. She attended Gesu Grade School and graduated from U of D in 1952.

Mary Jo taught briefly for the Detroit Public Schools and was a substitute teacher at St. Bede, Holy Name, St. Regis, and Our Lady of Sorrows Schools. She also worked at Manresa Jesuit Retreat House for over 20 years. A member of Holy Name Parish where she was on the parish council, Mary Jo was also a member of the Brother Rice and Marian Mothers Clubs.

Mary Jo loved reading, Lake Michigan, the beach, sports, champagne and chocolate. Her greatest joy came from spending time with family, especially attending her grandchildren’s events.

A faith filled woman, Mary Jo’s faith was her hobby. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend and will be deeply missed.

Mary Jo is survived by her children, Robert (Margaret McNiven) Henry, Brian (Beth) Henry, Mary Kay (Paula Macchello) Henry, Tom (Mary Beth) Henry, Mike (Patty) Henry, Mary Jo Warner, Susan Henry Couturier, Patty (James) King, John Henry, and Mark Henry. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Kate Henry, Matt (Melissa) Henry, Michael (Mary Ellen) Henry, Mary Brigid Henry, Brian Henry, Molly Henry, Kevin Henry, Todd Warner, Joey Warner, Kelly Warner, Mackenzie Henry, Madison Henry, Tommy Henry, Abby King, Maggie King, James King, Haley Henry, and Brady Henry and brother, Jerry Maurer. Mary Jo is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert Henry and brother, Hank Maurer.

Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Sunday, May 13th, 3-7pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Name Church, 630 Harmon Street, Birmingham, Monday, May 14th at 1pm. Friends may visit at church beginning at 12:30pm.

Memorials appreciated to Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, 1390 Quarton Road, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304


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