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JORDAN, Mary Ann J. (Dunkel)
JORDAN - Mary Ann J. (nee Dunkel)
Of Green Valley, Arizona, the wife of the late Alan Jordan, passed away suddenly on December 23, 2017. She is survived by her parents Raymond and Lorraine (Kaznowski) Dunkel; sister Jean (Michael) Sadowy; nephews Andrew, Patrick and Matthew; and her cats Sabrina and Sweet Pea. A Memorial Mass celebrating her life was held at Our Lady of the Valley Roman Catholic Church in Green Valley on Friday, January 12, 2018. Mary Ann was a 1979 graduate of Lackawanna High School after which she attended Erie Community College. After college Mary Ann had many careers which included driving bus for special needs children and managing convenience stores. In the late 80's she relocated to Homestead, Florida where she met her husband. In 2006, she and her husband moved to Green Valley, AZ. to enjoy retirement. Her hobbies included collecting unicorns which she treasured greatly, and creating handmade woven baskets made from thin strips of pliable wood, which she generously shared with family and friends. She loved to play Bingo, Poker and Mahjong with her friends, and serving on the Rosary Committee of her church. She was an active and lively member of several organizations including the Green Valley Singles Club, the Italian Catholic Federation Valley Branch 425, the American Legion Auxiliary Post 66, the Sahuarita Elks Lodge 2851, the Eastern Star Southern Star Chapter 71, the Daughters of the Nile Olana Temple 131, and Past Worthy Advisor West Seneca Rainbow Assembly 41.