Marie (Mountain) Mercado, 87, of Ramona, passed away on October 17, 2013. She was born July 14, 1926, in Terra Haute, Indiana, and has lived in California for 70 years, the last 40 in Ramona.
She worked at Pacific Bell as an Information Operator Supervisor for 35 years while raising her family.
Marie is survived by her beloved husband, Ray Mercado; four children, Tom (Barbara) Mountain, Roy Mountain, Janean (Mike) Jansen, and Ann (Nick) Di Pietro; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Ken (Carlene) Eudy; and sister, Cheryl Snyder.
Marie was a member of Mountain View Community Church in Ramona. She loved square dancing, her needle crafts and playing the organ. She was a loving wife, beloved mother and friend to all. She suffered from multiple health issues and has found peace in Heaven.