OBITUARY

Mary Ann Boone

September 5, 1933December 17, 2020

In loving memory of Mary Ann Boone

Mary Ann Boone, 87, of Indianapolis went to be with Our Lord on December 17, 2020. She was born September 5, 1933 to Clarence and Teresa Riley in Indianapolis, IN and had one brother, James Riley. On September 20, 1958, she was married to G. Daniel Boone at Holy Cross Catholic Church.

Mary Ann graduated from St. Agnes Academy in 1951 and went on to work for a variety of companies including Jefferson National Insurance, Indiana National Bank, AIM Insurance, and John XXIII Retreat Center. She spent many hours volunteering with various ministries and committees at Holy Cross including parish council and was also prayer line coordinator. She found her time preparing and distributing food baskets to be especially rewarding. In addition to Holy Cross, she was a former member of St. Matthew, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Holy Spirit. Mary Ann spent many wonderful days and nights at CPLS near Muncie, IN with family and friends around the campfire.

Chicago Cubs, IU Basketball, Notre Dame Football, and NASCAR - Mary Ann loved her sports! She had an eclectic taste in music, enjoyed traveling coast to coast, looked forward to a spirited game of euchre, and cherished time with her family.

Preceded in death by Teresa (Moorman) and Clarence Riley, James Riley, G. Daniel Boone, and Beth Ann Buech.

Survived and lovingly remembered by her children: Steve (Marie) Boone, Kai Buech, Mark (Cathy) Boone, David (Kathy) Boone, Cheryl (John) Plunkett, John (Lori) Boone, Mary Pat Holtgrave, Connie (Greg) Hathaway.

Grandchildren: Michelle (Chris) Maddox, Stephen Boone, Christopher Boone, Zachary Buech, Lina Buech, Jessica (Kevin) Wood, Jennifer Boone, Teresa (Mike) Bunton, Mindy Boone, Georgia Coronado, David Jr (Kristina) Boone, Abby Boone, Emily Plunkett, Ben Plunkett, Hannah Plunkett, Morgan Boone, Jason Boone, Carson Holtgrave, Courtney Hathaway, Annie Hathaway, Luke Hathaway.

Great Grandchildren: Steven Maddox-Batz (Halie), Abigail Maddox, Jason Maddox, Hayden Boone, Seth Wood, Stella Wood, Ethan Collis, Mia Boone, Jacob Bunton, Joey Anderson, Jayla Coronado, Alexandria Coronado, Thatcher Hathaway.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her memory to Society of St. Vincent’s de Paul – Indianapolis.

Private family arrangements have been entrusted to Feeney-Hornak Keystone Mortuary. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Pius X Catholic Church on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 10:30 am. Join us live streamed on the St. Pius X Facebook page. Due to COVID-19, we are planning a Celebration of Life when we can celebrate safely, date to be determined.

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Jim Bixler

December 22, 2020

Mary Ann was one of my mom's closest friends back in the 50's before they both married. They took several trips together including one up to New York City. My mom passed away suddenly at age 44 in 1978. Several years ago, my 3 sisters and I enjoyed lunch together with her, her daughter Mary Pat and her grandson Carson. After lunch we went back to her apartment building and visited some more. We all reminisced and my sisters and I loved her stories about our mom. She was a sweet and kind woman who was full of life. My sisters and I had just talked about her at Thanksgiving and talked about a follow-up lunch after "COVID-19". RIP Mary Ann. Thank you for being such a great friend to our mom and providing us with loving insight into her early years.

Rosann Clark

December 20, 2020

I will always remember are spirited lunches and long time friendship all my prayers to the family love Rosanna Moorman Clark

Missy (Boyd) Crouch

December 20, 2020

One of my first memories of Mary Ann was at my bridal shower. She gave me a bag full of kitchen gadgets. She asked me to pull each one out and identify them. I think the only one I knew for certain was the spatula! She laughed and promised to teach me how to use each one! I am grateful that I was able to spend Thanksgiving 2019 with her at my daughter Teresa’s home. It was a privilege to break bread together and count our many blessings of family. Love and peace Mary Ann. Love and peace to the entire Boone family. She will be greatly missed.

Missy (Boyd) Crouch and Mike Crouch

Kay Bradley

December 19, 2020

Mary Ann was a wonderful friend to me during our years living at Wyndham Hall in Indianapolis, and her family welcomed me with open arms during holiday get-togethers. I shall always miss our spirited comments that we would share and direct at certain NASCAR drivers during a race, or against any opposing team playing our Chicago Cubs. She was a treasure, and her memory will remain in my heart always.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY