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Mary Ann Kandel


1927 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Mary Ann Kandel Obituary
Mary Ann Kandel, long time resident of Costa Mesa, passed peacefully on August 2nd, 2017. She was born May 16th, 1927, in Peru, Illinois to William and Mary Pitts. Mrs. Kandel's greatest joy was her family and music. She learned piano from her father and had near perfect voice pitch to the last days of her life. She enjoyed hosting holidays and reunions with her extended family, singing together around the player piano. Mary Ann and husband, Herbert were active members of the Mesa Verde Country Club. Mrs. Kandel was a founding member, of the South County Performing Arts Center, Carmen Chapter of Costa Mesa. The beautiful facility is a cultural legacy supported by her volunteer efforts. She is survived by sons, Michael (Catherine) Kandel of Mesa, AZ and Herbert Jr (Donna) of Nipomo, CA. Daughter-in-law Judy (wife of Terry) of Panama City Beach, FL. Grandchildren Kary, John, Sheri Ann White, Kera, Anya and Zosha; great grandchildren: Kimi, Hanna, Isaac, Jared, Josh, Levi, John David and Elijah. Mary Ann continues to sing, "You are my Sunshine" to her family and friends. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. at Saint Simon and Jude Church, 20444 Magnolia St. Huntington Beach. In Lieu of Flowers, please donate to the : www.alz.org
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Nov. 29, 2017
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