Mary Ann Pink was born August 9, 1952 and passed away Tuesday evening, March 5, 2019 at her home. Mary Ann was born in Wilmington Delaware and lived her entire life in the Wilmington-Newark area. She attended Henry C. Conrad High School, class of 1970, and studied later at Northwestern University. It was in Wilmington that Mary Ann met Duane Pink, and they were married September 29, 1973. Together they raised two loving sons, Michael & Stephen and were together over 40 years before Duanes passing on February 15, 2014. Mary Ann was a devoted mother and spouse, and spent her life caring for and loving her children & husband.
All who were close to Mary Ann knew her unwavering devotion to her family. In addition, Mary Ann also managed a successful professional career in the mortgage industry, spanning over 30 years. Her colleagues loved her positive, friendly attitude, respected her industry knowledge and praised her for the mentoring of juniors and colleagues alike. Mary Ann and many of her colleagues worked together over the years as the mortgage business evolved. Her employers included Commonwealth Mortgage, Wilmington Mortgage services, the Mortgage network and Residential Mortgage Services, Inc. since 2014.
She is survived by her loving son, Michael Pink, her beautiful granddaughter Cassidy, her brothers Joe Clawson & wife Karen of Bridgewater NJ and Bob Clawson and his wife Ann of Indianapolis, IN; nieces Marie Clawson of Los Angeles and Catherine Clawson of New York City; nephews Matt Clawson and wife Kaitie of Newark NJ and Bobby Clawson & his wife Elizabeth of Nashville TN.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Duane Pink, son Stephen Pink, infant son Brian Pink and her parents Mary & Bob Clawson.
Services will be held Tuesday, March 12 at 11am. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington. Visitation will be Tuesday 9-11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, in New Castle DE.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute in Newark DE. To send messages of condolence to the family, please click the condolence tab on this page.