Mary Alice Romero

Mary Alice Romero

January 15, 1948 – December 14, 2020

It is with broken hearts, that we announce the passing of Mary Alice Romero. Mary Alice was the daughter of the late Mary Hazel Young and Quinn Anacia Young. She was raised in Merced, CA and lived in this area until her 30’s. The rest of her life she lived in Turlock, CA.

Mary lived in both Merced and Le Grand throughout her early life. She met her husband and true love at Le Grand High School. She and Tony have been together since 1963, married in June of 1969, recently celebrating their 51st wedding anniversary.  She was a teacher for over 25 years and loved working with children of all ages. Along with teaching, she also supported both her husband and son in all sports they coached.

Mary was student body president at Fresno City College 1967-1968. She graduated from Stanislaus State in 1971 with a BA in Elementary Education. She also received her credential through Stanislaus State. Mary taught her entire career in education in Delhi Unified School District.

Mary was a Catholic who was involved in YLI and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was also involved every Christmas with the Turlock Together Program on Oxford Court. She loved going to the coast with her husband Tony.

Mary Alice is survived by husband Tony, son Daniel Paul, and grandson Angel Fuentes. She is also survived by many family and friends.

It is asked that in lieu of flowers donations be made to St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in her honor.

Viewing will be Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 5pm-7pm. Services will be Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 10am. Both will be at Allen Mortuary, 247 N Broadway, Turlock, CA, 95380. Internment will be following services at Turlock Memorial Park, 425 N Soderquist Rd, Turlock, CA 95380

 

3 Comments

  • Vickie Dodd December 29, 2020 4:50 am

    My condolences to Mary’s husband and family. I had the privilege and pleasure of knowing Mary for several years while working at Delhi School District. Mary was a wonderful teacher and a very special lady.

  • Patricia Cooperman January 6, 2021 2:03 am

    Mary Alice was my oldest sister and I loved her. She’s now with our parents and other sister, Carol Hickman, who passed 4 years ago. May you rest in the loving arms of our Lord.

  • Kirk and Mary McCandless January 6, 2021 5:43 pm

    Mary was a wonderful person who gave of herself as a teacher and as a friend. She was kind, and loving, and always greeted people with her warm smile and caring words. The world will be a little less bright now that Mary has left us, but heaven will be even brighter.

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