Mary A. Tarnowski of Eastpointe passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the age of 74. Mary was born on June 29, 1944 in Detroit and was the beloved daughter of the late Kasimer and Josephine (Petrylak) Tarnowski. She will be remembered fondly as "Miss Mary" by all her many high school students, whom she taught over the years at St. Hyacinth, St. Agatha, Our Lady Help of Christians, and St. Florian. She was extremely proud of her year in Australia teaching home economics and teaching sewing for the Hazel Park Adult Education Program. She is survived by her loving sisters, Elizabeth Cherry and Anna Czarnecki and will be missed by her remaining family, friends, former students, and neighbors. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, John Tarnowski; her niece, Mary Czarnecki; her nephew, David Czarnecki; and her great friend Mr. Allen. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 3-8pm with a prayer service 7pm at Chas. Verheyden, Inc - Schultz Chapel, 21705 Gratiot, Eastpointe. Funeral Wednesday, March 6, 2019; Instate 10:30am until the time of Mass 11:00am at St. Veronica Catholic Church, 21440 Universal Ave., Eastpointe. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bergmann Center, 08855 Martin Rd., PO Box 236, Charlevoix, MI 49720.