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Mary Jane (McCarty) Shackleton

October 20, 1934 ~ March 15, 2020 (age 85)


Mary Jane Shackleton, age 85, formerly of Oscoda, Michigan, peacefully passed away Sunday night, March 15, 2020 at the Elizabeth Scott Community in Maumee.  She was born in Colorado Springs, CO on October 20, 1934 to the late James McCarty and Thelma (Vittetoe) McCarty.  She graduated from Montebello High School in California.  On April 25, 1953 she married William H. Shackleton and he passed away on September 12, 2014.  She and her husband owned two Radio Shack franchise stores in Michigan.  Some of Mary’s fondest hobbies included crocheting, puzzles and walking on the beach.  In addition to her parents and husband, Bill; she was preceded in death by two daughters, Denise Hundley and Danette Mahon-Hosbach.  Left to cherish her memory are children, Dennis (Patty) Shackleton of Delta, Donna (Brian) Lansky of East Tawas, MI and Donald (Laura) Shackleton of Atoka, TN; sister, Betty J. McGuire of Idaho; 15 grandchildren;  25 great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.   In keeping with Mary's wishes, there will be no public visitation or services.  Private interment will take place at Pinecrest Cemetery in Michigan next to her husband, Bill.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider contributions to a charity of the donor’s choice in her memory.  Cremation was entrusted to Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Rt. 109, Delta, Ohio.  Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at

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