MANTEL--Marie F., on October 21, 2013 at the age of 101. Marie was a US Navy Lieutenant during WWII. The first woman and layperson appointed the Director of Child Guidance Institute of Catholic Charities. Served on the Board of Directors at the Riverdale Mental Health and volunteered at St. Gabriel's Church. Dear sister of Margaret Mantel and the late Kathryn Moores and aunt of Susan Johnson, Lucinda McHale and the late Deborah Ostrum. Devoted friend of Marie McCarthy and Joselin Ynfante. Reposing Friday 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Riverdaleon-Hudson Funeral Home, 6110 Riverdale Avenue, Bronx. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday 10am at St. Gabriel's Church. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
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Published in The New York Times on Oct. 25, 2013