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Obituary for Mary Bulifant
Mary A. Bulifant 85, of Pekin passed away on Monday September 6, 2010 at Pekin Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on October 7, 1924 to Anthony and Alexandra Witkowska Bzura. She married Del Bulifant in Norfolk, VA on December 7, 1944, he survives. Also surviving are her daughters Sandy (Ernie) Whited of Pekin, Phyllis (Dan) Ooley of Greenwood, IN, sister, Stephanie (Jack) Stoneburner, brothers: Tony (Pat) Bzura and Greg Bzura, grandchildren: Catherine (Alan) Shawgo, Laura Percefull, Sarah (Rick) Towery, Chad (Heather) Rumsey, Amanda Rose Rumsey, 6 great grandchildren and her several nieces and nephews. Her parents, brothers: Ed and Joe and sisters: Rose and Irene preceded her in death. Mary was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin where she was very active in many of the church activities. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. with a rosary at 8 p.m. on Thursday September 9, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. A funeral mass will be held on Friday at noon with an additional visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Father Timothy Nolan and her son-in-law Deacon Ernie Whited will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Pekin. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to her church.