Mary Elizabeth Haley (nee Cox) passed away peacefully on January 25, 2021 in McHenry, IL.
She was born on January 14, 1925 in Detroit, MI to Edward and Elizabeth Cox. Mary was preceded in death by her dear brother, Jack and beloved sisters Barbara J. (Thomas) Briceland and Ellen J. (John) Revesz.
Mary taught 2nd grade at St. Theresa's School in Palatine for many years and was a faithful member of St Thomas of Villanova in Palatine, Sts. Peter and Paul in Cary and St. Mary's parish in Woodstock. She volunteered at Twice Blessed Resale Shop for Miseracordia in Palatine for well over 20 years as one of the "Thursday" Ladies.
After graduating from Marygrove College in Detroit she joined Capitol Airlines and met the love of her life Thomas J. Haley. They were married for 29 years before his death in 1979.
Mary is survived by her five children, Deborah A. (Steven E.) Reick, Thomas N. Haley, Stephen P. Haley, Michael K. Haley and Maureen E. Haley.
Six grandchildren, Keri M. (Josh) Francavilla, Thomas N. Karst, Matthew H. Reick, Jennifer (David) Daniel, Katie Haley and T.J. (Jessica) Haley.
Ten great grandchildren and her beloved nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Schneider, Leucht and Cooney Funeral Home 1211 N. Seminary Ave Woodstock IL 60098, on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 3:00pm until 5:00 pm with a recitation of the rosary starting at 4:30 pm. The service and rosary will be live streamed click on the following link: https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/17896333
A private funeral mass and burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemeterty in Southfield, Ml will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations made in Mary's name to Miseracordia Home 6300 N. Ridge Ave, Chicago or Mercy Home for Boys and Girls in Chicago would be greatly appreciated.
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