July 17, 1938 - June 24, 2015
Mary Edith Dant died in Dallas on June 24, 2015 surrounded by her family and loved ones when she went to be with her Lord and Savior. She spent her final days with her family who loved her dearly.
She is survived by her Husband of 55 years, James Dant of Farmers Branch, her daughter Catherine Tucker of Carrollton, Carolyn and her husband Scott Pitrucha of Carrollton, son David and his wife Tamara Dant of Bosier City, LA., 8 grandchildren, Andrew Tucker, Brandon Tucker, Angela Tucker, Lauren Tucker, Justin Pitrucha, Michelle Pitrucha, Sarah Dant, Christopher Dant, 3 great-grandchildren, Trevin Reed, McKenzie Reed, Banks Pitrucha.
A Dallas area resident for over 65 years, she was born Mary Hand, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hand, in Chicago, Illinois July 17, 1938 and was preceded in death by her parents and Son-in-Law Scott Tucker. She was a graduate of Ursuline Academy and received her Bachlors in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University. After nursing she worked and retired from Halliburton. She gave her time to her church, being a Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion.
She loved to sew, write (already having written an un-published book), needle point, and crochet blankets for her family. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother and friend.
Visitation will be held Monday, June 29, 2015 at North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Ln, Dallas, Texas 75234 from 5pm-7pm. The Rosary will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at 10 am at Mary Immaculate Church, followed immediately by the funeral service.
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