Lifetime Plymouth resident, Mary Virginia Thomas, 80, died as a result of an extended illness at 3:05 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2002. Mary died at her home, 12328 W. 11th Rd., Plymouth, in the dedicated care of her family and the Marshall County Hospice. She was born in Plymouth , the daughter of Milton and Angela McLochlin Bottorff Aug. 5, 1921 . She graduated from West High School with the class of 1940. On Jan. 2, 1947, in the Divine Heart Seminary, Donaldson, Mary and Howard A. “Tony” Thomas were married. A devoted wife and mother, Mary was a homemaker. She loved antiquing and going to garage sales. She had scores of baskets and angels, collected or given her as gifts through the years. A member of St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Mary served as treasurer of the P.T.A. when her children attended St. Michael’s parochial school. She always volunteered to help with various school and church projects. Mary is survived by Tony, her husband of 55 years and by their three daughters and twin sons. Her daughters are: Victoria Thomas, Teresa J. and Donald Campbell and Annette M. Thomas, all of Plymouth. Her sons: Michael A. Thomas and Paul M. and Veronica Thomas, also of Plymouth, survive together with five grandchildren. A brother, Dr. John Bottorff, Sr., Plymouth , survives also with several nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers: Robert, Thomas and Joseph Bottorff. A celebration of her life and memorable times will be shared during visits with her family from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2002 , in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St. , Plymouth . A Rosary will be said at 8 p.m. , following visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 625 N. Center Street , Plymouth on Saturday, June 22, 2002 , at 10 a.m. Fr. Glenn Kohrman, pastor of St. Mary’s of the Lake Roman Catholic Church , Culver, will officiate. Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth. Memorial gifts in Mary’s memory may be made to St. Michael’s Church or the Marshall County Hospice.