Mary Ann Barill, of Chelsea, Michigan, age 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 21, 2018 with her family at her side. She was born April 14, 1927 in Osage, West Virginia, the daughter of John & Antionette (Barberio) Scotchell.
Mary grew up in Star City, WV, the youngest of 7 children. She was an avid Tigers and Red Wings fan. Mary loved St. Mary Church and loved to play bingo. She had many friends at the Pines, and her friends and her grandchildren were the focus of her life.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Jo (Joe) Sinelli of Brighton; a son, Samuel (Dawn) Barill of Mars, PA; a sister, Jeanette Marra of Star City, WV; 4 grandchildren, Andrew, Tony (Erica), Lauren, Randi; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Barill; and 5 of her siblings, Russell, Joseph, Frank, Louis, and Antonio.
A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, June 25, 11:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church in Chelsea. A private burial will take place at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Southfield, Michigan. The family will receive friends at Cole Funeral Chapel on Sunday from 3-7 pm, and at the church Monday from 10-11 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church of Chelsea, 14200 E Old US Hwy 12, Chelsea, MI 48118 or St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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