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Mary Ann (Nelis) Porcaro

August 21, 1947 ~ March 10, 2017 (age 69)

Mary Ann Porcaro, age 69 of Grand Haven, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 at home. Mary Ann was born August 21, 1947 to Joseph and Marian (Paulus) Nelis in Grand Haven. She married John Porcaro on October 28, 1995 in Grand Haven.  Mary Ann graduated from Michigan State with a Bachelor’s in Nursing. She was a surgical nurse at North Ottawa Community Hospital for over 30 years. Mary Ann enjoyed cooking, reading, traveling, gardening and all that nature had to offer. She is survived by her son, Steve Petricko of Grand Haven; step- son, Joe (Megan) Porcaro of Grandville; step-daughter, Gina (Bernard) Kersten of Grand Rapids; grandchildren, Dane, Brody and Joss; sister, Cathy (Michael) Dunn of Troy, MI; nephews, Chris, Brian and Tim Dunn. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed Petricko and Sherri Porcaro. The funeral service for Mary Ann will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Klaassen Family Funeral Home with Pastor Richard Br─ôst officiating. Interment will be at Lake Forest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 and 1 hour prior to the service on Wednesday at Klaassen Family Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Please visit www.klaassenfuneralhome.com to sign Mary Ann’s online guest book. Arrangements by Klaassen Family Funeral Home.


Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/



 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
March 14, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Klaassen Family Funeral Home
Grand Haven, MI

Visitation
Tuesday
March 14, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Klaassen Family Funeral Home
Grand Haven, MI

Visitation
Wednesday
March 15, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Klaassen Family Funeral Home
Grand Haven, MI

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 15, 2017

11:00 AM
Klaassen Family Funeral Home
Grand Haven, MI


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