Mary Evelyn Seright

Mary Evelyn Seright ( Toenjes) passed peacefully, surrounded by loved ones at her home on May 15, 2024. Mary was born August 8,1934 in St. Louis, MO to Alphonse and Evelyn Toenjes ( O’Brien).

Mary was a graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy and Fontbonne College. She majored in music and was an accomplished pianist. Mary taught piano to many students over the years. She was married to Dr. Thomas J. Seright in 1957 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church. They were blessed with four children, Thomas, Katherine, James and John. Mary was a devoted and loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and dear friend to so many.

She was a docent at the St. Louis Zoo, volunteer at the Missouri Botanical Garden, scrabble player, golfer, gardener and friend to animals. Loving survivors include three children, Katherine (Donald) Schneier, James Seright, John (Serena) Seright, daughter-in -law, Beth Seright ( Haig), four grandchildren, Jennifer Seright, Brian Schneier, Daniel Schneier, Mary Schneier and great granddaughter, Madison Schneier. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Thomas J. Seright and her son, Thomas G. Seright.

Mary’s family will honor her privately, per her request. If desired, donations in Mary’s name can be made to Missouri Botanical Garden, Mercy Hospice or a charity of your choice.

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