Mary Keach, of Evergreen Drive in Painted Post, NY died Monday, July 9, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Compassion, caring, and love towards others is Maca's legacy, whether family, friend, or stranger. Maca was born December 9th, 1929 Corning, NY to George and Mary Kapral Petro She attended Saint Mary's and Corning Free Academy. On January 26th, 1952 she married her life time friend and love of her life, John "Jack"Keach. This union brought 4 children, 5 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren into their life. Tom (Jan) Keach, of Houston Texas, Tim Keach of Painted Post, Terry Keach of Rochester, and Teresa (Bryan) Hallgren, also of Painted Post. Grandchildren Jennifer Baughman, Nicholas and Andria Hallgren, Jessica Keach, and Jack Keach. Great grandchildren Ethan and Riley Baughman, and Tegan Smith. Sisters Mary Lucina of Buffalo and Marge Petro of Painted Post. Her relationship with her sister Marge, was awe inspiring. Their love and dedication to each other lasted a lifetime. Calling hours will be Wednesday, July 11 from 3 until 6PM at Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First Street, Corning, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, July 12 at St. Mary's Church, State Street, Corning. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Corning. Memorial donations may be made in Mary's name to Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830.