Falk, Mary Ellen (Nugent), age 77 of Northville, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015. Beloved wife of the late John R. Falk. Loving mother of John (Patty), Susan McKeel (the late Tom), Anne Minnema ( Bob), David (Kathy), Brian (Allison). Proud grandmother of 11. Mary Ellen was an active member of St. Kenneth’s Catholic Church and long time community volunteer. She was a dedicated teacher with Detroit Public Schools for 40 years and will be remembered for her faith, compassion and love for her family. In state Saturday, March 7, 2015 10:00 am. Funeral liturgy at 10:30 am at St. Kenneth Catholic Church, 14951 Haggerty Road, Plymouth, Michigan. Memorial contribution may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 25200 Telegraph Rd., Ste. 100, Southfield, MI 48033, www.alz.org. Online condolences may be submitted via the Gerst Funeral Homes website guestbook.