Mary Bagala

April 11, 1917October 19, 2013

Mary Bagala, 96, of Chattanooga formerly of Toms River, New Jersey died Saturday, October 19, 2013.

She was a resident of Standifer Place Health Care Center for the past four years. She was born April 11, 1917 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to the late Andro Hlifko and Annie Frunik Hlifko.

She was a member of St. Stephens Catholic Church. Mrs. Bagala was retired from John F. Kennedy Hospital as a floor secretary.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jimmy Bagala two grandchildren Louis and Richard.

Survivors include two children Beverly Bagala and her husband Richard Anderko and Paul Bagala and his wife Barbara; brother John Hlivka; grandchildren Debbie, Michelle, Laura, Vincent, Cristine, Ciara and Paul.

The family will receive friends at the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home Monday, October 21 from 5-8. Funeral mass will be celebrated 8:30 am Monday, October 21, 2013 St. Stephens Catholic Church

The family would like to thank the Staff of East 1 Standifer Place for all their compassionate care.

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November 1, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one is hard to cope with. Family and friends really mean a lot during a time like this. May the love and memories help you through this time of grief.

Daniel Rizzo

October 30, 2013

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.