Mary M. Zhanel, 94, passed away early Friday morning May 22, 2009, in the Ennis Care Center.

Mary was born to Anton and Mary Dlabaj Zhanel on Jan. 16, 1915. She was raised in Ennis. She was a member of the KJZT, SPJST, Altar Society and the St. John Catholic Church.

Mary is survived by two brothers: Frank Zhanel of Ennis and Leslie Zhanel and his wife Wilma of Ennis; one sister, Bessie Laznovsky of Ennis and numerous nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her parents; siblings: Lilly, John, Annie, Tony, Stanley, George, Edward, and Geraldine.

Visitation was held Tuesday, May 26, 2009 6-8 p.m., with Rosary at 7 p.m. in the Keever Ennis Chapel. Funeral Mass was held on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 10 a.m. in the St. John Catholic Church with interment in St. Joseph Cemetery. Services were under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc.