In Memoriam

Remembering The Classmates That We Have Lost …

Mary Ellen Joseph

(née Trocano)
August 20, 2018

Mary Ellen Trocano-Joseph of Grand Blanc, Michigan, age 56, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. In accordance with Mary Ellen’s wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service followed by burial will take place at Queen of Heaven Cemetery on September 1, 2018 at 1:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and church. Mary Ellen was born on September 8, 1961. She was as kind and loving as she was strong and determined. She was a devoted daughter and wife, a beloved sister and a faithful friend. But her true vocation in life was motherhood, and her fierce love for her children and the many precious memories she created will sustain them. Mary Ellen is survived by her parents, Paschal and Mary Patricia Trocano; her husband, Keith; daughters, Meredith and Colleen; son, Paul; siblings, Joseph (Diane), and James (Lauren); nieces, nephews, cousins and many other friends and family members who loved her. She was preceded in death by her brother, John. Friends may share a memory with the family at the funeral home, church, or online at


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