McCormick, Mary Ellen (nee Goodman)
Transitioned into Eternal Life on September 5, 2021.
Married to the love of her life, Thomas James for 51 years.
Loved by her sisters, Peggy & Cynthia and a cadre of relatives: Kathy, Mandy, Reese & Georgia, Bob & Mary Ann, the Liveseys, Bridget, Larry, Marc & John, Katie, Claire, Ann & Charley, the Barretts and the “Wabi’s”.
She could always count on beloved friends: Kathleen, Doris and her tribe, Michelle, Laurie, Maureen, Mike, Jeff, Dave & Lynn.
Grateful to have graduated from St. Veronica’s parochial school and St. Mary’s Academy High School, she went on to earn both a Bachelors degree and a Master of Science degree from U.W.M. She was very proud to also have been initiated as a 2nd degree Reiki healer in 1988 in the Usui Shiki Ryoho tradition.
Mary had a distinguished career as a mental health counselor for 10 years at Mt. Sinai Hospital, and achieved high honors, including induction into the Legion of Excellence, while working as a sales specialist for Bristol-Myers Squibb for 20 Years.
In all her endeavors, Mary was well known for her integrity, ethics and ability to stand her ground.
She always attempted to follow the tenet of “living loving kindness”.
She was a passionate Rolling Stones fan and a dedicated supported of the Milwaukee Brewers and the San Diego Padres baseball teams.
Her husband Thomas was a rock and a source of incredible support throughout their life together.
A memorial service will be held in Milwaukee in the Summer of 2022. Details to be announced in the near future.
Donations can be made in her name to St. Anne’s Intergenerational Center in St. Francis.
HERITAGE FUNERAL HOMES