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Mary Fernande Spires


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Mary Fernande Spires Obituary
MARY FERNANDE SPIRES, age 82, passed away on August 10, 2016 at her daughter's home. She was born on June 12, 1934 and had lived in Riverside, CA for 66 years. She graduated from St. Francis De Sales High School in 1952 and RCC with an AA Degree in 1954. She was an Assistant Manager and Baker at Victoria, Pachappa and Arlington High Schools and retired from the Riverside Unified School District. She was a Girl Scout leader; Den Mother for Cub Scouts; member of the Notre Dame High School Boosters (1969-1986), St. Thomas Catholic Church (1964-2016), Delta Chi Delta Sorority, and President of Assoc. for Women Students (RCC). Mary was preceded in death by her parents Joseph Moore and Gabrielle Laffitte Moore and brother Joseph Moore. She is survived by her daughters Suzanne Woodruff of Moreno Valley, CA, Kathleen Anderson of Riverside, CA, Mary Renee McCorkell of Norco and Rosemarie Knox of Moreno Valley, CA; sons Bill Spires of Hemet, CA and Patrick Spires of Mission Viejo, CA; brothers Michael Moore of New Mexico and Dennis Moore of Riverside, CA; 15 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Visitation: Wed, Aug. 17, 4-8pm with Rosary at 6:30pm, both at Cortner Chapel, 221 Brookside, Redlands, CA 92373. Mass: Thurs., Aug. 18, 9:30am at St. Thomas Catholic Church followed by Graveside service at Crestlawn Memorial Park at 11:30am. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Chronic Disease Fund or Cancer Care. Arlington Mortuary, Directors (800) 275-4648 www.arlingtonmortuary.com


Published in Press-Enterprise on Aug. 14, 2016
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