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Mary Joachim Stark

August 16, 1939 ~ April 11, 2017 (age 77)

The Piano Brothers

Mary Joachim Stark, 77, of Walkersville, Maryland, passed from this life on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

 Born on August 16, 1939, in St. Paul, Minnesota, she was the daughter of the late Francis Michael Stark and Irene Elizabeth Walsh Stark. 
 Mary Jo was retired from the American Heart Association and had previously worked at 3M, City of Rockville and Fannie Mae. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

 She is survived by her son, John Mitlacher and his fiance Tina Grace; grandchildren John, Jr., Miranda, Jasmine, Vivian and Gabriella; great grandchildren Isabella, Jason and Dominic; daughter Renee Knoblock and her husband Garland Knoblock; sister Michele Stickney; several nieces, nephews and extended family. She is preceded in death by her brother Francis Stark; sisters Bernadette Stark and Patricia Doolan; son Gregory Mitlacher.
 A Memorial Mass for Mary Jo will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017 at St. Timothy Catholic Church, 8651 Biggs Ford Road in Walkersville, Maryland. Interment Private. 

 The family would like to thank Hospice of Frederick County and Frederick Memorial Hospital. 
 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick County or Mary Jo's favorite charity, St. Jude's Children's Hospital.


 Service Information

Memorial Mass
April 17, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Timothy's Catholic Church
8651 Biggs Ford Road
Walkersville, MD 21793