EMPIRE [mdash] Mary Taghon, 79, of Empire, died Sept. 10, 2019. She was born April 8, 1940 in Honor the daughter of George and Ruby Beechraft.
Mom loved to be with her children and grandchildren, including many of her adopted grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Mike Taghon; children, Wayne (Linda) Taghon, Patty (Bernie) Pleva, Angie (Tom) Pachniak, Dennis (Elaine) Taghon, Bart (Sue) Taghon and Shannon Schultz; best friend, Amanda Wolfe; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Barb Marr, Lucy Wright and Sydney Beechraft.
Visitation will be on Sunday, Sept. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m., with a rosary prayed at 7 p.m., at St. Phillip Neri Catholic Church, 11411 S. Lacore Road, Empire, MI 49630. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at the church. Burial will be in St. Phillip Neri Cemetery.
Those desiring may make contributions to the St. Phillip Neri Youth Minister.
Arrangements are provided by Jowett Family Funeral Home.

View Original NoticeTAGHON, Mary Apr 8, 1940 - Sep 10, 2019