Letitia Ann ‘Tisha’ Drury

MARQUETTE, MI. – Letitia Ann “Tisha” Drury, 55, of Marquette, died Wednesday morning, August 13, 2014 at her home surrounded by immediate and Wright Street family.

Tisha was born January 6, 1959 in Madrid, Spain. She was a 1977 graduate of Marquette Senior High School and attended college in Traverse City at Northwestern Michigan College and in Marquette at Northern Michigan University.

Tisha’s family, friends and her faith were important to her and she was an inspiration to those that loved and cared for her.

Tisha was from a large family. She was preceded in death by her father Alfred Charles Drury and her sister Jeanne Tape.

She is survived by her mother, Jane Moore Drury, her son, Douglas Matthews and her siblings: Jon Casanova, Arthur Casanova, Kit Buczynski, Stephanie McPherson, William Schlei, Hazel Flaska, Andrew Schlei, Abigail Drury and Cooper Drury. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and extended family.

A funeral service will be held at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home on Saturday, August 16th at 6:30 p.m. with Barbara Tooman, Lake Superior Hospice Chaplain, officiating.

Visitation will be held in the funeral home one hour before the service. Tisha will be buried near her family in the Powell Township Cemetery in Big Bay on Monday at 11 a.m.

Donations may be made in memory of Letitia Drury to Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette or to the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill at www.nami.org.

Tisha’s obituary can also be viewed at www.canalefuneral.com