June 15th, 2022
Mary Ann Deery, 78, of Wilmington, DE Passed away unexpectedly at her home on May 28, 2022. She was born in Chester to Thomas and Margaret McBride. Mary Ann was raised and educated in Lester, PA and was a graduate of Notre Dame High School. Mary Ann worked as an insurance underwriter for Cigna. While working at Cigna, she attended Widener university to help further her career and later went on to become a supervisor. Mary Ann loved to read, take trips to the beach and relax by her pool. She was also known for her kindness, generosity and big heart. What she enjoyed most was spending time with her family. She especially loved going to the movies and lunch on Saturdays with her daughter and best friend, Maryann and her grandson, Frankie. Mom, you will be forever in my heart, and I will miss you dearly.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Philip Deery (2022); her first husband and father of her children, Samuel Wanner; children, Christine Wanner and Rosalia Wanner; grandson, John Mace; sisters, Rosalia Sheftz and Margaret Walsh; brother, Thomas McBride.
She is survived by her daughter, Maryann Marte of Claymont, DE; grandchildren, Frank Marte, Jesse, Donny, Samuel, and Andrew Cordrey; brother-in-law, Mark Wanner; many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 18th at 12pm at the Joseph A. Ward Funeral Home 1459 Market St. Linwood, PA 19061. Friends and family are invited for a visitation from 11-12pm. Burial will be private.