Mary is the mother of Gertie, Elliott, and Michael. When she first meets E.T., she is afraid at first, but the kids reassure her he will not hurt her. She is later seen with Gertie, praying for E.T.'s life when he dies, and later, with "Keys", Michael, Gertie, and the other boys watching as Elliott and E.T. bid each other farewell; she has later managed to overocome her fear of him.