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Mary Jane Burnett

January 29, 1981 — July 30, 2021

On Friday, July 30th, 2021, Mary Jane Burnett, loving daughter, sister, and aunt, passed away at age 40.
Mary Jane was born on January 29th, 1981 in Merriam, KS to Charlene and James Burnett. A lifelong Kansas Citian, Mary enjoyed supporting local businesses, attending concerts and local entertainment, and rooting for the Royals. She attended St. Peters grade school and St. Teresas Academy in Kansas City. She earned her bachelors degree in Theater from St. Mary College in Leavenworth, KS. She was proud of her work with H&R Block and enjoyed using her gift of gab to connect with and train others. She loved the arts and had a very distinct and envied sense of style. She was known not just for her beauty but also her kind and loving nature. She was a loving cat mom to Indy and Jack.
Mary was preceded in death by her grandparents, Helen and Dean Molt, and her godmother/aunt, MaryEtta Lane. She is survived by her mother, Charlene Burnett, siblings Paul Burnett, Peter Burnett (Caroline), Anne Lehocky (Renee), John VanBranze (Wendy Midyett), and Joseph Burnett, her nephews Angus, Hamish, and Duncan, her beloved niece Hannah, and her friend Gary Stewart. A rosary and visitation will be held on Thursday, August 5th, 2021 at St. Peters Catholic Church, 815 E. Meyer Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64131 at 10:00 am followed by a funeral mass at 11:00 am. All attendees are expected to be masked and follow safety protocols.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Teresas Academy and University of St. Mary.


SERVICES Rosary
Thursday, August 5, 2021 10:00 AM
St. Peter's Catholic Church 701 E Meyer Blvd Kansas City, Missouri 64131
Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday, August 5, 2021 11:00 AM
St. Peter's Catholic Church 701 E Meyer Blvd Kansas City, Missouri 64131

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