Born June 3, 1930 to fill a
specific purpose in the fabric of life, she was an artisan, business woman, wife
and a mother.
She was forged by the heat and experiences of her life, and was opinionated and
passionate about many things,
thus never shied away from making her views crystal clear, while enjoying a good
We only knew her from a
distance, via the several iterations of Mario's Place, and developed a strong
respect for her.
While many view her paintings and sculptures with admiration,
we view her greatest accomplishment as being the 3 successful, intelligent sons
and the extended family she adopted.
We will remember her with
deepest respect and fondness, sitting at Mario's.