Mary Jo Szivan ended her journey here on Earth in East Grand Rapids, Michigan on Friday, March 22, 2013, at the home of her brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Cathy Szivan.
She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph; mother, Anna; sister, JoAnn; and half sister, Jocelyn.
Surviving family is her brother, Joe (Cathy) Szivan; nieces, Renee (Scott) Viola, Melissa Szivan, Jennifer (Trebor) Thornfeldt; nephews, Cas (Kelly) Kudla, Joe (Jodie) Szivan, Nathan Szivan and Jonathan Szivan; her great nieces and nephews and many great friends that were a blessing throughout her life’s journey.
Family and friends will gather for a celebration of “New Beginnings” to be set at a later date.
Donations may be made, in MaryJo’s honor, to Compassion International, www.compassion.com/donate or the Youth Ministry at Church on the North Coast, Lorain.