Mary Jane Hess

Birth Date: 
Tuesday, February 18, 1947
Date of Passing: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

WOOSTER – Mary Jane Hess, 74, of Wooster passed away on Monday, November 1, 2021 at her home.

She was born February 18, 1947 in Lancaster the daughter of Harry and Fran Harvey Elick.  She married Bruce Hess on April 28, 1979.  He survives.

Mary Jane was a homemaker and had been a Medical Biller for Dr. Brown and had worked as a switchboard operator at Wooster Community Hospital.  She was a member of the Wooster Church of the Nazarene.  Mary Jane liked to crochet and spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children Joshua (Renea) Hess of Orrville and Matthew Hess of Wooster; grandchildren Madelyn Hess of College Station, TX, Zoey Hess and Caleb Hess both of Orrville.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM at the Wooster Nazarene Church, 3100 Oak Hill Road, Wooster, OH 44691.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM at the Wooster Nazarene Church, 3100 Oak Hill Road, Wooster, OH 44691.


Bruce, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Mary Jane was a wonderful woman and will be missed.

prayers to the family. she will be very much missed. such a sweet lady

Our condolences to your family as you grieve your loss, but celebrate Mary Jane's life . . . . . . I will always remember the times we shared laughing, praying, and simply being Sisters in Christ. She was truly a blessing to many.

Bruce we are so sorry for the loss if your wife. She was a sweet blessing to me and she will be deeply missed.

So sorry Renea. Hugs for your family.

So sorry for your loss will keep you & your family in our prayers

As I'm reading this I am in shock and sad. She volunteered at the Wooster Red Cross while I worked there. We had many wonderful conversations. I know she is in heaven with the Lord, but will be so missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

I am so sorry for your loss. Mary Jane was a wonderful Godly woman. She will be deeply missed.

Sending prayers of comfort to the family. This was shocking news to hear and I am sure Mary Jane will be truly missed by many.


Mary Jane and I go back a long way, being friends through high school and on. Was shocked at the news of her passing. Please accept my deep condolences on her loss. May God's blessings be of comfort to you all during this difficult time.

Mary Jane was one very special lady and will forever be in our hearts.
Know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
You are so loved!

Our condolences and prayers to the family. So sorry for your loss

I am so sorry to hear of Mary Jane's passing. We went to school together and she worked at the hospital with my sister. I always had a great time with her. Life of the party! I will so miss seeing her at our class breakfasts. She was the best. RIP Mary Jane! Hugs to her family!

Bruce, im so sorry!! I new she wasnt doing well.
She is with her mom and Jesus!! I am sorry she is away. She will see my husband.
I will be joining them soon.

Our deepest condolences to you all. Love hugs and prayers for comfort and peace.

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