Mary Jane Brown
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Mary Jane Brown
  • May 27, 1958 - June 12, 2016
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Mary Jane Brown, 58, of Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Hospice Home. She was born May 27, 1958 in Fort Wayne to the late Robert C. and Elizabeth "Betty" J. (Coulardot) Groves, Sr. She worked as a phlebotomist at Lab Corp for 23 years and was a member St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. She is survived by her daughter, Leslie (engaged to Michael Wendt) Young of Indianapolis; son, Eric (Elizabeth) Bodie of Indianapolis; sister, Marilyn (James) Kelker of Fort Wayne; brothers, Richard (Debbie) Groves of Fort Wayne and Robert (Sally) Groves of Leesburg, IN; grandchildren, Lillian Young, Lenox Young, and Stella Bodie; lifetime best friend, Patty Brodrick Goggin; a "boatload of nieces and nephews"; and 26 great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jeffrey Thomas Brown. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 11 AM at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 10700 Aboite Center Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804 with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at Greenlawn Funeral Home, 6750 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Cancer Services of NE Indiana or masses at St. Charles Catholic Church.