Mary Catherine Ware
1941 - 2021

Mary Catherine Ware

1941 - 2021

Mary beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away on July 8, 2021 at her home in Hidden Valley Lake surrounded by her family. She was born in Santa Barbara, California Sept. 29, 1941 to Tim and Eileen Sheehy. She married Stanley Ware Sr. and together they raised their family in Napa California.

Mary worked for Trefethen Family Vineyard for over 20 years until she retired. She made many lifelong friends while she worked there and they all held a special place in her heart.

Mary enjoyed riding her bike, reading, gardening and going to the ocean. Her favorite place to vacation was Hawaii and she tried to go as often as she could. She also loved watching baseball games, her favorite team being the San Francisco Giants. Her beautiful smile will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her four children: Patti (Greg) Long, Stanley (Lisa) Ware, Debbie Ware, Brenda Ware; her grandchildren: Tommy Long (Kandace), Jordan Long, Taylor Hill, Garrett Hoover, Brianna Hoover, Cody Ware, Michaela Ware; her great grandchildren: Austin Long and Sawyer Long.

She is preceded in death by her parents: her husband, Stan Ware ; her brothers, Timothy Sheehy, Tom Sheehy, Dennis Sheehy and her sister Eileen Gagliardi.

At the family's request, no services will be held. Donations can be made in Mary's name to Lily's Legacy Senior Dog Sanctuary, PO Box 751002, Petaluma, Ca. 94975 or at

May the road rise up to meet you,

May the wind be always at your back,

May the sun shine warm upon your face,

the rains fall soft upon your fields,

And until we meet again,

may God hold you in the palm of his hand.

Published by Napa Valley Register on Jul. 15, 2021.
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Greg, Patti and Stan´s, so sorry to here about your loss. I hope there is comfort in fond memories. Yes she did have a smile that calms. Please take care. Love from the Hodge´s
Jeff & Julie Hidge
July 16, 2021
She definitely lit up the room with her smile. My condolences to all of you. Very sorry for your loss.
Julie Capito
July 16, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Lori Lallement
July 15, 2021
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