Mary Jane McCall
Mary Jane McCall, 70, of Elkton, MD, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016. Born in Elkton on Nov. 27, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary Howard Costello.
M rs . McCall, a secretary, retired from Chrysler Corporation, Newark, DE, where she had worked for 35 years. She was a member of UAW 1183, Newark. She enjoyed spending time with her family, bowling, baking and was a Baltimore Ravens fan.
Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Thomas J. McCall; sons, Michael VanDenHeuvel (Terry), Elkton, MD, Barry VanDenHeuvel (Stacy), Aberdeen, MD and Joseph McCall (Bethany), Northampton, PA; grandchildren, Holly and Alison VanDenHeuvel and Alyssa, Jacob and Addison McCall and her aunt, Lillian McGettigan.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m., Thursday, April 7 at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 West Stockton St., Elkton, MD 21921, with funeral service at 6:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mary Jane McCall Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home at the above address.
Survivors include her loving husband: Kapil Patnaik of Falls Church, VA; her father and stepmother: Dr. Joseph Gwiazdowski (Elaine) of North East, MD; one brother: Eric T. Gwiazdowski of Truckee, CA; paternal grandparents: Joseph J. and Ruth M. Gwiazdowski of Newark, DE; maternal grandmother: Margaret Ward of Perry Hall, MD; her in-laws: Cdr. S.K. Patnaik and Atasi Patnaik of Mumbai, India; her brotherin-law: Raghavendra Patnaik (Premashree Satyarup) of Mumbai, India; and her grandparents-in-law: Sarada Prasad Parija and Khirodra Parija of Bhubaneswar, India.
She was preceded in death by her mother: Gail Lynn (Ward) Gwiazdowski and her paternal grandfather: Alvin F. Ward.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m. at St. Jude’s Roman Catholic Church, 928 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD, where visitation will begin at 9 a.m. until service time.
Interment will follow in North East Methodist Cemetery, North East, MD.
Per Gina’s wishes, do not wear black to the service, please wear bright colors.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations are made to: DAV.org or CrossRoadsAlliance.org.
For condolences, please visit www.crouchfuneral home.com.