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Mary Jane Ciganik, 91


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Mary Jane Ciganik, age 91, of Belding, passed away at The Laurelís of Kent nursing home in Lowell on Tuesday evening, July 7, 2015.† She was born on October 10, 1923, at home, south of Belding, the daughter of Nicholas and Josephine (Krupp) Andres.† Mary graduated from Belding Area Schools and completed post-secondary business coursework.† She married John Ciganik who preceded her in death in 2007.† Mary was a long term, active member of St. Mary Catholic Church.† She enjoyed several pass-times including crocheting and other types of needlework.† She made hundreds of baby blankets and lap blankets to donate to new mothers and veterans organizations through the years.† Her greatest source of accomplishment and joy came from raising her children and caring for her family and home.† Mary also took seriously and was proud of serving the family as matriarch for many years.


Mary will be remembered by her dear children Nicholas J. (Lynda) Ciganik of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, James W. (Julie) Ciganik of Belding and Marie (Robert) Swann of Cary, North, Carolina; grandchildren, Ted (Gina) Ciganik, Meghan (Tim) Nagel and Elizabeth Levinson; and 4 great grandchildren.† In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Barbara Levinson, a grandson Matthew Levinson and a brother Harold Andres.†


Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, July 11, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Miriam, with Fr. Mark Bauer the Celebrant.† Maryís family will greet visitors at the church prior to Mass beginning at 10:00 a.m.† Interment will follow at St. Maryís Cemetery.† Those wishing to express their sympathy through a memorial donation are welcomed to consider the Belding Food Pantry, located at St. Joseph Catholic Church.†††


For additional information please contact the funeral home at (616) 794-1300 or

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Mike Verdun, Manager† s†† 303 S. Bridge St† s†† Belding, MI 48809† s† 616-794-1300