Obituary of Hope LeGalley
Age 74, of Mt. Morris, died Thursday, November 3, 2022, at McLaren Flint. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, November 10, 2022, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mt. Morris. Rev. Fr. Roy Horning to officiate. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm, at Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services. On Wednesday at 12 noon, friends and parish family will gather to pray the Rosary. On Thursday morning, Hope will be taken to church to lie in state from 10:00 am, until the time of Mass at 11:00 am. Memorial contributions can be directed to St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, or the Kraphol Senior Center. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and church. Expressions of sympathy may be placed on Hope’s tribute wall at martinfuneralhome.com.
Hope was born in Flint on January 30, 1948. She worked at Dow Chemical as a lineman until her retirement. Hope was an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church and a member of the St. Mary's Altar Society. Hope enjoyed spending time with her friends at the Kraphol Senior Center, playing corn hole and moving and grooving. Hope enjoyed camping at Outdoor Adventure for many years until she purchased a fifth-wheel RV. Road-tripping to Ludington to camp became a favorite activity. She loved to spend time with her friend's family, who took her in as their own. Going to the Little River Casino in Manistee was one of her favorite pastimes. Hope enjoyed poetry and loved reading poems. She had a favorite book that she labeled, Hope’s Favorite Poems. Hope had a love of nature and enjoyed birdwatching. She also enjoyed gardening and tending to her vegetables. Always showing kindness and compassion, Hope will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Left to cherish Hope's memory are her best friend, Deanna Dorff; many friends from the Kraphol Senior Center, especially, Karen and Sandy; and many friends from St. Mary Catholic Church.
Hope was preceded in death by her parents; the love of her life, Sharon Beck; and her siblings.