Millington – Mary C. Mallard, 78, our strong-willed, humorous, devoted, and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, entered eternal life on Thursday, April 14th, 2022, at Ascension Genesys Hospital, surrounded by her children and grandchildren – Grand Blanc.
Mary C. Hoffman was born in Flint, MI, on June 28th, 1943, to Nicholas and Ardath (Root) Hoffman. Mary’s caring nature led to her education and degree in nursing. She then cared for patients and their families as case manager with Wellspring Nursing Home for over 25 years. Outside of work, Mary enjoyed gardening, canning, watching Fox News “The 5”, traveling, and visiting Disney Theme Parks. She was a passionate University of Michigan and Alabama University football fan too. Further, Mary was an animal lover and cared deeply for her four-legged companions. Above all, Mary loved her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mary is survived by her children: Joe (Adorna) Mallard, Theresa (Terry) Cooper, Sabrina (James) Burris, and Gabrielle (Mark) Rose; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Michael Hoffman; special aunt, Mary Root; cat, Mater; and dogs, Thor, Billy, and Gigi.
Mary’s family will welcome guests to Hanlin Funeral Home (4823 Main St., Millington, MI 48746) on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022, from 4-7 P.M. Following on Thursday, April 21st, 2022, Mary will be taken to St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish (334 Division St., Vassar, MI 48768) for her 1:00 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial. Fr. Christian Taberes will celebrate the mass; additional visitation from 12 p.M. until the time of mass. Rite of committal to follow in Millington Twp. Cemetery.
Share a memory with Mary’s family at www.hanlinfuneralhome.com.
Mary and her family are in the care of Hanlin Funeral Home. Serving Since 1928. 4823 Main St., Millington, MI 48746. (989) 871-4591.