Mary Jane Gass, 89

Mary Jane Gass (nee Ritger), 89, of Hartford, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011 at the Hartford Care Center.

She was born June 8, 1922 in Allenton to Theodore and Mary (nee Mayer) Ritger.

Mary Jane was united in marriage to Lawrence P. Gass on Aug. 2, 1947 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Allenton. He preceded her in death on Nov. 3, 2000.

Mary Jane was a member of St. Kilian Catholic Church.

She is survived by her nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Lawrence, her three children at birth, and her sisters Alice Grady and Dolores Schellinger.

Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 at 11 a.m. at St. Kilian Catholic Church, Hartford, with Fr. David LaPlante officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends on Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. at the church.

Inurnment at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Allenton.

Memorials to St. Kilian Catholic Church.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family, (262) 673-9500 or