Our beautiful mother passed peacefully from this earth surrounded by friends and family after complications from a surgery. She was born in Denver, CO, lived in southern California, got married, had three sons then moved to Guadalupe. They brought in a niece and nephew and raised them as their own. Our Mom went back to school and graduated from Hancock College. She continued her education at Cal Poly. She finished with a Masters in Early Childhood Development. 'Miss Mary' was a preschool teacher for more than thirty years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert, to whom she was married for 45 years. She is survived by her children Daniel (Vera), Patrick (Tina), Greg (Beatrice), Liz and Timothy (Mariom), seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. A rosary will be held Wednesday at 6:00 pm at Dudley Hoffman. Viewing will begin at 5:00 pm. A funeral wil be held Thursday at 11:00 at Our Lady of Guadalupe to be followed by a burial at Guadalupe Cemetery.