Leies, Mary E.

Claymont – Mary (McFadden) Leies, age 94, died peacefully at home on July 20th . Born in Wilmington, daughter of the late Catherine and Maurice McFadden. She was a 1945 graduate of St. Peter’s High School in New Castle, Delaware.

Mary married Thomas in 1953. He preceded her in death in 1980. She lovingly raised a family of seven and enjoyed a career in banking. She loved gardening, puzzles, birthdays at the beach, ice cream and travelling the globe with her sisters.

She was predeceased by her parents, husband, and siblings Margaret, Sr. Marie Margaret (Agnes), Dennis and John. She will be dearly missed by her siblings Jim and Sr. Thomas Mary (Ann); her children Tom, Mike (Andrea), Chris, Shell, Mary, Meg (Todd) and Faith (Marihelen); and her 10 grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to a viewing on Wednesday, July 28th between 9:30 - 10:45 at Holy Rosary Church (3200 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont DE, 19703). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am. The family requests that masks be worn while in the church. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in memory of Mary to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Newark, DE 19711.

For online condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com

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