Mary Elizabeth Wash of Plainfield died Dec. 2 at IU Health West Hospital in Avon. She was 78.
Born Nov. 27, 1935, in Virginia, Minn., she was the daughter of the late Michael and Martha Rukavina Ugrich. She married Gerald G. Wash and he preceded her in death in 1983.
Mrs. Wash served in the U.S. Naval Reserve (WAVES) and received her associate’s degree in general studies at IUPUI. She worked as an administrative assistant for UTC Carrier before retiring.
Survivors include a son, William “Bill” (Heather) Wash; a daughter, Kristin (Phil) Taylor; five grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
Private services will be held in Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis.
A memorial open house will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at Plainfield Christian Church in the East Hall. Attendees may enter through door 2.
Hall-Baker Funeral Home in Plainfield is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online condolences may be made at www.bakerfuneralservice.com.