Obituary of Mary Lee George – The Detroit News

Mary Lee George

Jensen Beach, FL – Mary Lee George, on February 25 in Jensen Beach, Fla., at age 96. Born September 7, 1925 to Salvatore Monaco and Jenny Moceri. She was predeceased by her husband, John W. George, Sr. and one child, John W. George, Jr. She is survived by her children, Debbie George, Joe George, and daughter-in-law Noelle George and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and godchildren. Also predeceased by her siblings, Anthony Monaco, Janice Monaco and Theresa Monaco.

Mary Lee married John on September 4, 1948 and raised her family in Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park. She delighted her family and guests with her renowned cuisine. Mary Lee worked in the Kroger deli in the village of Grosse Pointe from 1970 to 1980.

In her later years, she spent her winters in Dunedin and later in Jensen Beach, Florida.

Mary Lee maintained her childhood friends for life, and through their marriages, children, families, jobs, and careers, her group of friends were as close in old age as they were growing up together. She touched many lives in nearly a century of life and will be fondly remembered and missed.

His funeral will be held May 14 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Bonaventure Capuchin Monastery, 1740 Mt. Elliot, Detroit. Memorial Donations to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, PO Box 772091, Detroit MI 48277-2091.

Posted on April 21, 2022

Published in The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press

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