Mary Jane Dodge, age 94, of Madison, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2022 at David Simpson Hospice House. She was born February 24, 1928 in Cleveland, the daughter of Marie (McGowan) and Thomas Pasco. Mary Jane married John E. Dodge in Madison in 1946.
Mary Jane worked as a server at the Unionville Tavern for many years and then retired as a mail carrier for the Madison Post Office after 20 years. After her retirement, she worked at Bluestone Perennials. Mary Jane enjoyed bingo and trips to the casino, but her greatest joy was the time spent with her family.
She is survived by her children, John (Ginny) Dodge, Carol (Rich) Matanowitsch, Joan (Bill Merkel) Neal, Patrick (Virginia) Dodge; five grandchildren, Tim (Jessi) Gerak, Marie (David) Meaney, Tara Dodge, Jodi (Chauncey) Hutton, and Sean Matanowitsch; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband, John; brothers, Robert, Raymond and William Pasco; her 2-year-old sister, Eileen Pasco; and her grandson, Michael Gerak.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Immaculate Conception Church, 2846 Hubbard Road in Madison. Final Resting Place will be next to her husband at Alexander Harper Memorial Cemetery. The Behm Family Funeral Home is assisting the family during this time.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, PO BOX 72101, Cleveland, OH 44192. Online obituary and condolences may be viewed at www.behmfuneral.com