Palmer-Mary Jo (Rauber) Wainwright, 94, passed away at her home surrounded by love, January 6, 2020. Mary Jo was born in Rochester, NY December 23, 1925 to the late John Rauber and Edna (Spencer) Collins. Mary Jo was a member of the Quaboag Valley Baptist Church in Brookfield. Her love of family was immeasurable. She loved engaging in conversations, in person, on the phone and though the art of written word. She loved her cats and her hats. She enjoyed meeting new people and singing whenever she could.
Mary Jo leaves her beloved daughter, Mary Jo Mason and her beloved son in-law, John Mason of Brimfield; grandchildren Joshua A. Jordan of Brimfield and Shawn R. Mason of CA; great grandchildren Thayne O'Conner, Olivia O'Reily, Azaria Jordan and Declan Hickey as well as many nieces and nephews. Mary Jo was predeceased by her granddaughter, Katherine K. Jordan in 2018; her brothers Jack Rauber and Spencer Rauber and sister Jane Vultee .
A celebration of life will be held at Quaboag Valley Baptist Church.
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