Mary Stager R.N.

July 4, 1924 - December 16, 2017
Grand Rapids, MI



Thursday, December 21, 2017
10:30 AM EST
Sanctuary of St. Mary's
1050 Four Mile Rd. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
(616) 685-7000
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Catholic Charities West Michigan
(616) 456-1443
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 456-1443
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Life Story / Obituary


Mary E. Stager R.N., aged 93, of Grand Rapids passed away on December 16, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Stager Sr.; daughter, Sheila Downing; brother, Bernard (Anne) Joyce; and sister-in-law, Dolores Morgan. Mary is survived by her children, Joyce (George) Pitt, Mary Ellen Jerue, Kenneth (Kim) Stager Jr., and Naomi Velte; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Pat Stager. Mary was active in the Catholic War Vets – Ladies Auxiliary # 1058 and worked as a RN at Butterworth Hospital-Neo Natal Unit for many years. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Sanctuary of St. Mary’s, 1050 4 Mile Rd NW. Inurnment in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Catholic Charities West Michigan. Please visit to archive a memory, photo or sign the guestbook online.