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Mary Robertson

Mary Robertson, an 85-year resident of San Pedro and Rancho Palos Verdes, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2013. Mary was born in Wilmington, North Carolina on January 2, 1923. She moved to the area in 1928, when her father was assigned as the lighthouse keeper at Point Vicente Lighthouse in Rancho Palos Verdes. The family lived at the lighthouse until 1940. Mary attended Malaga Cove Elementary School, Dana Jr. High and San Pedro High School, graduating in the Class of 1941. She married Jim Robertson, her high school sweetheart in November 1942, settling in San Pedro. Mary worked as a bookkeeper for over 20 years in San Pedro. Along with her husband, Mary was active in the community. They belonged to Peck Park and the Anderson Senior 30-Year Club, the historical society and both were members of the Elks. The organization closest to their hearts was the San Pedro High School Boosters Club. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Robertson. She leaves behind two children, Linda (Richard) Cherney and Larry (Faye) Robertson; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services will be held Tuesday, January 29 at 11:00 a.m. at Green Hills Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes. Viewing will be held Monday, January 28 from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. also at Green Hills. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the San Pedro Pirate Boosters - Robertson Scholarship. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze from Jan. 24 to Jan. 27, 2013
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