February 25, 1925 ~ July 21, 2011
Nier, Mary Jane RN Greece: Thursday July 21, 2011 at age 86. Mary Jane was born in Rochester, NY on February 25, 1925. Survived by her children, Michael (Patricia) Nier, Mary Kay (Carl) Della Vella, Peter (Karen) Nier, Tricia Nier, James (Lorraine) Nier and George (Sandy) Nier III; a niece, Angela (Robert) Stevens; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many dear friends. Mary Jane attended Our Lady of Good Council Elementary School and Nazareth Academy High School. She received a Nursing Degree from St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing and served as a RN at St. Mary's and Rochester General Hospitals and for many years as the school nurse at the former Britton Road Middle School and the former Cardinal Mooney High School. She was predeceased by he first husband, James M. Higgins in 1956 and her second husband, George J. Nier Jr. Esq. in 1998; her parents, Joseph 'Emmett' Allen & Esther (Cheshire) Allen; and her brother, Joseph Allen. Friends are invited to attend her Memorial Service, Friday July 29, 2011 at 11 o'clock in the chapel of Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. No prior calling hours. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make contributions to the Association for the Blind (ABVI), 422 S. Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620 or to the School of the Holy Childhood, 100 Groton Parkway, Rochester, NY 14623 in her memory.