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Marian Howe Looney


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Marian Howe Looney
July 23, 1927 - September 5, 2018
San Juan Capistrano, CA
Our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Marian Elizabeth Howe Looney, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully on September 5, 2018. Marian was born on July 23, 1927 in San Francisco. She attended the College of Notre Dame in Belmont and completed her Bachelor's Degree at the University of Nevada, Reno where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was a flight attendant for United Airlines until she married Howard Alfred Looney in 1957. They raised their family in Hillsborough, California.
Her children remember her as a devoted mother who set high expectations while providing unconditional love.
Marian was active with the Coyote Point Museum Auxiliary, CASA and St. Bartholomew's Catholic Parish.
Marian is survived by her daughter Alison Looney Swillinger and husband Adam; son Scott Looney and wife Pamela; daughter Brooke Looney Barker and husband Gregg; 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
A funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Mission Basilica in San Juan Capistrano.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Marian's name to CASA of Orange County (casaoc.org).


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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Sept. 16, 2018
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