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Mary Robarge

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Mary Robarge, age 94, of Lachine passed away peacefully on November 4, 2014 at Back Home A.F.C.
Mary is the daughter to the late Henry and Margaret (Burkel) Kelley born on February 15, 1920 in Herron, MI. On September 30, 1938 she married her love of her life, Claude Robarge and spent a beloved 51 years together until he passed in 1989. She was a devoted member of the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church and a devoted member of their Alter Society. Many of Mary’s days were spent raising her six children she was blessed with and maintaining their family farm.
Mary is survived by her children; Margaret Robarge of Lachine, MI; Virginia (Albert) Nehm of Lachine, MI; Diane (Terry) Hale of Alpena, MI; Rita Henning of Herron, MI; Geralyn (George) Ewing of Orange City, FL; Donald Robarge of Lachine, MI; and Carrie Berad of Lachine, MI. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death are her brothers Patrick Kelley and John Kelly, and son-in-law Donald Henning.
Family and friends will gather for visitation on Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 2 pm until 6 pm at the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Monday, November 10, 2014 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Herron, MI from 10 am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am with Reverend Father James Fitzpatrick officiating.
Interment will follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.