Maria McBride

McBride, Maria
50, passed away peacefully in her home on April 23, 2014. She has returned to her Savior Jesus Christ. Maria was the beloved daughter of Richard L. and Mary McBride of Tempe, AZ. Maria was born on March 7, 1964 on Bitburg AFB, located in Germany. Maria was thankful to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She graduated from Tempe High School in 1982 and she attended DeVry University. In her professional career, she worked in the Aerospace Industry as a technical recruiter. Maria thrived and was at her happiest assisting people to find employment. Some of her happiest years also were her trips to Puerto Penasco, Mexico, where she befriended a little girl named Perla. Maria was preceded in death by her beloved father, Richard L. McBride (75); a nephew Richard (RJ) L. McBride III (23) and niece Tania D. Ruby (infant). Maria is survived by her mother, Mary McBride; two brothers, Richard L. McBride II and Ronald R. McBride (Dee Dee McNeill); a sister, Karen Ruby-McBride; loving Aunts, Uncles and extended family members. At a later time, a private family gathering will be held in Maria's memory. Arrangements were entrusted to Carr-Tenney Mortuary, 2621 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ 85282. Maria had a good heart and tried to help many people in her life. She was a much loved and valued member of our family. She will always remain in our hearts daily and forever. Please visit to leave Maria's family online condolence messages.


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Published in The Arizona Republic on May 21, 2014