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Mary (Anthony) Smeets

March 22, 1937 ~ May 28, 2021 (age 84)


Mary Smeets

Nee Anthony

Age 84, passed away peacefully Friday, May 28, 2021 at her residence.

Survived by one son Maurice (Karen Jensen) Smeets Jr., daughters Bonnie (Dave) Webster and Sarah (Billy) Smith; grandchildren Joseph (Kaylen) Smeets, Leslie (Mike) Meloun, Harold (Kristen) Webster, Brian (Katie) Webster, Mitchell (Tess Ramsay) Botz, Nicholas (Cecelia Orozco) Botz,  Liam Smith, Roman, Jackson and Will; great grandchildren Andrew, Jacob, Cole, Hannah, Vincent, Graham, Emerson, Rowan and Bennett; two step grandsons and two great great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her husband Maurice Smeets Sr.; parents Leslie and Mary (Webler) Anthony and one brother Wayne L. Anthony.

Born in Joliet, living in Channahon since 1976.  Member of Resurrection Lutheran Church and formerly a member of Christ Episcopal Church.   Mary was a special education teacher’s assistant, Girl Scout Leader, Foster parent and in the Sweet Adeline’s.

Funeral Services will be held, Monday June 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home.  Interment Elmhurst Cemetery.  Visitation Sunday 2-4 p.m.   In lieu of flowers memorials to Resurrection Lutheran Church or Lightways Hospice. 

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June 6, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
1500 Black Road
Joliet, IL 60435

Funeral Service
June 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
1500 Black Road
Joliet, IL 60435

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