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Mary Ann Richards

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RICHARDS, MARY ANN, DR. MARY ANN JUNGBAUER, age 78, of Coral Gables, FL went home to be with our Lord on July 30, 2013. Mary Ann was born in Phoenix, AZ on August 10, 1934 to parents Max and Irene Jungbauer. Mary Ann grew up in Arizona and graduated from Immaculate Heart College, CA in 1954. She was a member of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart from 1954 to 1967 during which time she earned an M.S. and a PhD in chemistry from the University Of Notre Dame. Thereafter, Mary Ann left the convent to start a family and pursue her career as a chemistry professor. Known professionally as Dr. Jungbauer, Mary Ann was a professor at Drew University, NJ (1967-69) and then a professor and eventually chemistry department chair at Barry University in Miami, FL (1969-98). During a wonderful retirement, Mary Ann was an avid reader who spent time traveling and being with her beloved grandchildren. She is survived by; son Richard (Tamara); two grandchildren Penny and Zachary; sister Rosa Lee Walsh (Michael); nephews Max Jungbauer, Jr, Douglas Walsh (Cindy), and Lt. Col. Randal Walsh, USMC (Beth); and grand nieces/nephews Jordan, Cole, Megan, Mason, and Brinley; all of whom she dearly loved. Services will be held at 1PM on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 at the Church of the Little Flower, 2711 Indian Mound Trail, Coral Gables FL 33134. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be made to the University Of Notre Dame.

Published in Miami Herald on Aug. 4, 2013
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