Mary Ellen (Emmy) Highley, age 69, from Glenn MI, died on Friday, February 5, 2016. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 11, 1946. Emmy grew up in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, graduated from Bethel Park High School in 1963 and graduated with a degree in Animal Science, from Penn State in 1967. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jane and Robert Highley of Kalamazoo, MI. Emmy leaves behind extended family and friends, a brother and sisters: Bob and Susan Highley; Judy and Steve Dominick; Betsy and Bill Maresko, as well as many nieces and nephews Bob III and Teresa; Jenny and Don; Tracy; Heather and Christopher, Julie and Carlo, Erin, and Amy and several great-nieces and nephews.
Emmy was a lover of animals; fascinated by nature and devoted to environmental conservation.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, February 10 at 2 p.m. at Unity On the Lakeshore Church of Douglas, MI, 41 South Washington St, Douglas, MI 49406. Memorial contributions may be given to Wishbone Pet Rescue Animal Shelter, 165 Blue Star Highway, Douglas, MI 49406. www.langelandsterenberg.com