Mary Ellen Hunt


Mary Ellen Hunt, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 5, in Green River. Born on April 7, 1940, in Mona, Utah, Mary was the daughter of Robert Martin Swasey and Jane Swasey (Fish).

On May 21, 1960, she married LeRoy V. Hunt, with whom she shared a wonderful life filled with love, laughter and family.

Mary was a creative woman who displayed her talents in various ways throughout her life. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, sewing, and she was very artistic. Mary loved the Utah Jazz, never missing a chance to cheer them on during game time.

In her downtime, she enjoyed putting together puzzles, indulging in her favorite seafood dishes of shrimp and lobster and spending quality time with her family.

Mary is survived by her devoted children, Marilee Wilde and Scott Hunt; 20 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy; parents, Robert and Jane; sons, Verald and Mitch Hunt; daughter, Lisa Woody; and grandson, Kasey Hunt.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 12, at the Urie LDS Stake Center, 208 WY-414 in Urie. Viewing will be held prior to services, from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at the church.

Interment will follow at Fort Bridger Cemetery.

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