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By Dominique Madden
Contributing Columnist 

Maria Gokey turns 98 years old - Spends decades serving the Ecorse Community


February 22, 2024

Maria Gokey proudly wears her Election Inspector badge

Maria Gokey may be small in stature, but her words come across huge.

She is loved by her family, friends and neighbors and uses her words to encourage them whenever she has a chance.

One thing that stands out about Maria is that she has been a servant to the community of Ecorse for decades. She worked at O'Briens grocery store when it was located in Wyandotte and continued at O'Briens when they moved to the City of Ecorse. When she said that she worked in the Meat Department, her daughter, Allison proudly said, 'She ran the Meat Department for years'. She saw it first-hand when she went to wor...

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