Mary was born in February 1949, raised in Arroyo Grande, and passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at home, surrounded by her husband of 41 years, Raymond Sr.; son, Ray Jr. (Margarita); and daughter, Monica (Piovia Tanuvasa-Sasa). Mary was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother with a lifelong love for music and laughter. She had been a long time resident of Santa Clara, Calif., and worked for GTE/CSC for 36 years. She will be remembered by her five grandchildren Malia, Felise, Isaia, Monik and Raymond Santiago; five sisters; four brothers; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial mass for Mary will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 501 Fair Oaks Ave. in Arroyo Grande.
Published in San Luis Obispo Tribune on Apr. 24, 2013