Mary Jo Weasner


Mary Jo Weasner, 58, of Greenwood, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015, at her home. 

Born Feb. 14, 1957, in Seymour, she was the daughter of Charles and Mary Shelton Wolter, both of whom preceded her in death. On Aug. 11, 1979, at her parents’ home in Seymour, she married Dean L. Weasner, who survives in Greenwood.

Mary was a member of Smith Valley United Methodist Church in Greenwood and Beta Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau. She cherished the time raising their two sons and also her love of nursing. She was a registered nurse, graduating from Indiana Central University, now the University of Indianapolis, in 1977. She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Ball State University in 1989 and her master’s degree in nursing from Ball State in 2004.

Her working career in nursing started at Jackson County Schneck Memorial Hospital from 1973 to 1979. From 1979 until 1990, she worked for Community Hospitals in Indianapolis. From 1990 through 2015, she worked at Methodist Hospital and Electronic Data Systems in Indianapolis.

Mary enjoyed decorating and caring for their beautiful home. She loved to travel, working in her flower garden and spending time with family during the holidays.

Other survivors include two sons, Doug (Rachel) Weasner of Indianapolis and Stuart Weasner of Carmel; three brothers, Dr. Charles (Sharon) Wolter of Seymour and Stephan “Steve” (Cathy) Wolter and Jeffrey (Patti) Wolter, both of Indianapolis; a sister, Helen (Dr. John) Mehm of Waterbury, Connecticut; and four nieces, Jenny Wolter of Indianapolis, Grace and Claire Mehm of Long Beach, California, and Allison Wolter of Indianapolis.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a nephew, Charles Frederick Wolter.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Burkholder Funeral Chapel in Seymour with the Rev. Matt Swisher officiating. Entombment will follow at Riverview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today and from noon until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Smith Valley United Methodist Church or Ball State University Nursing Scholarship Fund.

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