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Mary Magdeline Paris

November 27, 1930 ~ May 15, 2021 (age 90)

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Mary Magdeline Paris  

nee Edwards

Hammond, IN

Nov. 27, 1930 – May 15, 2021

Mary M. Paris, age 90, of Hammond entered into eternal life on Saturday, May 15, 2021 while surrounded by her loved ones.

She is survived by her children: Mary S. Katan, Jim (Sherrie) Eaves, Harlan E. (Susan) Rhodus and Charles A. (Tammy) Rhodus; grandchildren: Jaime, Jen, Jackie, David, Paul, Matthew, Phillip, Kristina, Josh, Lecretia and fifteen great grandchildren; brother, Isaac David (Jean) Griffin, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband of 52 years Thomas Paris; parents, Fred Edwards and Jessie Griffin and sister, Alice June Nanie.

Friends are invited for a time of visitation on Saturday, May 22 , 2021 at Bocken Funeral Home 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond (Hessville) IN from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Michael McFarland officiating. Private burial at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville.

Mary was a long-time resident of the Hammond area, and a member of World of Pentecost Church. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, making rugs and was an excellent amateur artist. Mary was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.

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May 22, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home

Funeral Ceremony
May 22, 2021

12:00 PM to TBD
Bocken Funeral Home

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