A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on January 10, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gridley for Mary H. Schwartz, 90, of Marysville, California. Mary passed away on January 2, 2013 in Marysville.
She was born November 9, 1922 to Manual and Mary Cardoza.
Mary was a longtime resident of Gridley, having worked many years at the Libby Cannery. She was renowned for her cakes and made hundreds of wedding cakes. She loved music and played many instruments and she enjoyed playing cards. She was also a member of Women of the Moose, Gridley Lodge, RESPI RSPSI PSSA Protégées Society.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Leo Schwartz, one grandson Bobby and one brother Bill Cardoza.
She is survived by four sons: Leonard Schwarz, Dink Schwartz, both of Yuba City, Eddie Schwartz, of Ramono, California, Maury Schwartz, of Ripon, California, five daughters: Carolyn Wilson, of Rancho Cordova, Debbie Schwartz, of Wheatland, Vicki Schwartz, of La Pine, Oregon, Jeanene Santerelli, of El Dorado Hills, Cindy Epperson, of Live Oak; two brothers, five sisters, 23 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren .
Father Brown will officiate the Service. A rosary will be at 9 a.m., on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the church with the mass following.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Gridley Block Funeral Chapel.
Family suggests contributions to the Sacred Heart Food Closet.
Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley Block Funeral Chapel.