Ann Jennifer "Annie" DeMary

September 30, 1957 - October 23, 2018
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Ann (Annie) Jennifer DeMary passed away surrounded by loving family and friends on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with multiple myeloma. Annie was born on September 30, 1957 in Seattle, Washington to Dr. Milo Lawrence Heideman, Jr. and Edith Markus Heideman.

After residing in numerous states with her family, she settled in Texas, which she absolutely loved. While living in Houston, in 1985 she met and fell in love with the love of her life, Hank DeMary. They married in 1987 and over the next 31 years, they created a wonderful life together. They started a successful auto collision business in Houston that spanned over 17 years. After cultivating life-long relationships and friendships, they decided to move to Galveston in 2006 to be closer to family.

While living in Galveston, Annie volunteered for the Humane Society because she was a life-long lover of animals and made several rescue pets part of her family. Her love of exercise and yoga, her participation in Bible Study, along with her volunteer activities, made her many friends who cherished her thoughtful and generous spirit. In the past two years, she was also employed as an administrator at Edward Jones.

Annie is survived by her husband, Hank, sister Claire Heideman, brother Bruce Heideman, sister Lila Heideman and brother-in- law Bob Licht, nieces Sarah Licht and Rebecca Licht and her husband, Dan Costanza, sister-in-law Diane Laine, brother-in-law Randall Laine, Jr, nephews Randall and Kelly Laine, brother-in-law Patrick DeMary, and pets Belle, Bosco, Gray, and Bebe.

Ann was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law Kevin DeMary.

Ann’s family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, Saturday, October 27, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A prayer service will begin at 7:00 pm.

Funeral service will be 1:30 pm, Sunday, October 28, at West Isle Presbyterian Church.

Pallbearers for the service will be Bruce Heideman, Bob Licht, Randall Laine, Jr., Randall Laine, III, Scott Marshall and Patrick DeMary.
Memorial Contributions may be made to The Galveston Island Humane Society, 6814 Broadway St, Galveston, TX 77554 or M.D. Anderson Cancer Research, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Malloy & Son Funeral Home


3028 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550

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Prayer Service at 7:00 PM

Service Information

Date: Sunday, October 28, 2018

Time: 1:30 pm

West Isle Presbyterian Church

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


2506 65th Street, Galveston, TX, 77551

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Donation Information

Galveston Island Humane Society

Phone: 409.740.1919

6814 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77554
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Jordan Matranga posted on 11/26/18

In memory of Ann Jennifer "Annie" DeMary, Jordan Matranga lit a candle


Jo Nell Wise Costello posted on 11/24/18

I met Ann in the 9th grade at Westchester High in Houston. I knew her until our junior year, but then lost touch. I remember so clearly when she was in the horrible car accident, in which there were fatalities of two of our friends. My sister and I spent a lot of time in her apartment. I remember her father, also. I often wondered what had become of her. I wish that I had known that she lved so close by after all of these years. I was sorry to learn that she had multiple myeloma, which is a cruel malignancy. I would like to espress my sincere condolences to her family and friends. Rest in peace, Ann.


Kelli Wetch posted on 10/30/18

In memory of Ann Jennifer "Annie" DeMary, Kelli Wetch lit a candle


Margie Zeglen posted on 10/29/18

Claire, My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Margie


Cheri Colelman posted on 10/28/18

The world was a better place because Annie was in it. She was an inspiration.


priscilla gourley posted on 10/28/18

Dear De Mary Family: My thoughts, prayers and sincere condolences are with all of you. Priscilla Gourley


Cathy Bench posted on 10/28/18

Hank, So sorry to hear of Annie’s passing. We will pray for you and for all who knew her, In the shadow of her wings, may you find peace Love Cathy and Olen


M. Jones posted on 10/28/18

My condolences to the family of Mrs Ann DeMary. May you find comfort in God's promises to wipe all tears from every eye (Revelation 21:3,4). Your loved one is in God's perfect and limitless memory (John 5:28,29).


Patty Healy posted on 10/27/18

Ever caring, ever giving, ever smiling, such an amazing and beautiful lady. Always a lady. She will be missed by many who were blessed to have known her. Prayers for you Hank and all of your family. May the strength of God help you through these hard times. She was like none other. God Bless you sweet Annie, our angel in Heaven.


tony biello posted on 10/27/18

Hank I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of Anne. Please accept my condolences.


Patty Bartley posted on 10/27/18

My thoughts and prayers are with you my sweet "fitness" partner. We are already missing you with your bravery, strength and amazing personality and feelings for those around you. My sincere condolences to your family for their loss. Lovingly, Patty


Charlene Philips posted on 10/27/18

May the love an devotion, Annie DeMary, bestowed upon all of those she encountered (animals and humans alike) continue in her memory. May she rest in peace with her beloved furry family.


Bob and Marie Lee posted on 10/27/18

Annie was so sweet and such a thoughtful person. Hank, Bob and I will have you in our thoughts and prayers, Annie will be missed.


Jan Smith posted on 10/27/18

I remember Annie as one of the kindest souls I’ve ever met and only wish I had known her longer. Her friendship was truly a blessing, may she Rest In Peace.


Nancy Ritzmann posted on 10/26/18

Annie will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Nancy Ritzmann


Nancy Ritzmann posted on 10/26/18

I feel it was such an honor to know Annie. She was an extremely caring person & always thought of others first. She was a big presence at FOTG and she will be truly missed by everyone there. Nancy Ritzmann


Shirley Lockett posted on 10/26/18

Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember our loved ones. May the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult times my most heartfelt condolences to the loving family of Ann.


Gayle Temple posted on 10/26/18

I knew Annie in a Bible Study on the island. She was so energetic, so full of happiness and promise. Annie, I appreciatively watched you touch other's lives. Mine included. You fought Cancer valiantly, dear One. You gave me emotional strength as I fight that fight. Celebrate your arrival to our Father's house. Gayle Temple


Laura Tacquard posted on 10/26/18

Annie I can't imagine classes without you! Thank you for always being in my corner! Rest In Peace my dear sweet friend. Your lovely spirit will be present in my classes for as long as I teach. Love You !


Laura Tacquard posted on 10/26/18

Annie things will never be the same without you in class. Thanks for always being in my corner. I love you and will miss you forever! I will always carry you in my heart and your lovely spirit will linger in my workout classes for as long as I teach. Rest In Peace my sweet friend!


Sami Strader posted on 10/25/18

Annie was more than a friend to me, she was family. We shared many things, including our on going struggle with multiple myeloma. Annie was the strongest, most inspirational person I’ve ever known. Annie was my very first true friend when I arrived in Galveston, she took me into her confidence and made me feel like we’d known each other forever. There were so many mornings we laughed, cried and encouraged each other over coffee at Randall’s. Our mutual love of animals, fitness and coffee gave us many opportunities to make great memories. My heart & prayers go out to Hank and her family. I will miss Annie very much and I know in my heart I will see her again someday.


Denise James and family posted on 10/25/18

Hank, I,m so sorry for your loss. I feel blessed to have known Ann. Our prayers are with you and your family.


Darlene Broussard posted on 10/25/18

Annie was such a kind and Generous person ,always putting others before herself. She will truly be missed . Sending healing prayers to her family and friends . Darlene Broussard


Diana posted on 10/25/18

My deepest sympathy and condolences on such a tremendous loss. I met Annie at Total Fitness and she was always encouraging and motivating , she will be dearly missed by her gym family at FOTG . 💕