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Mary Banuelos

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Mary Banuelos Obituary
Banuelos, Mary

Mary passed away in her sleep in San Pedro, California on July 7, 2017 at the age of 96. She was born in Los Angeles, California (where Union Station is now located), on February 3, 1921 to Carlota Lopez and James Perez. Mary had two younger siblings, John and Manuel.

Mary is survived by two children, Michael and Rebecca; four grandchildren: Michelle, Estevan, Melissa, and Alessandra; and one great grandchild, Andrew McDonald.

In the 1930's, Mary's parents moved to Lincoln Heights, East Los Angeles. There she attended Albion St. School and Sacred Heart of Jesus High School. As an adult, Mary worked in the garment industry. In the late 1940's, Mary met and married Angel Banuelos on April 6, 1947. Angel was from Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles. Their marriage ended with the death of Angel on July 11, 2013.

In the 1950's the moved to Torrance, California where Angel was employed at the Mobil Oil Refinery.

As a homemaker Mary loved to cook and sew. She was always willing to help others. Mary will be missed by her family and friends and all that knew her. The memories of her will always be in our hearts forever.

Memorial services will be held at Rice Mortuary at 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, California on July 20, 2017 from 10:00 - 11:00. Following services there will be a reception in the banquet room.
Published in Daily Breeze on July 16, 2017
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