Mary Mendez Salas, 89
Modified: Tuesday, Jul 3rd, 2012
Miss Mary Mendez Salas, 89, of Globe, Ariz. passed away on July 2, 2012 at Heritage Healthcare Nursing Home in Globe, Ariz.
She was born in Globe, Ariz. on March 4, 1923, the daughter of Rosalio and Maria (Mendez) Salas.
Mary was born, raised and lived in the same neighborhood her whole life. She graduated from Globe High School. She worked at Woolworths for 10 years before going to Beauty School to become a beautician and working at Rose’s Beauty Salon. She had the great opportunity to see both the Pope and Mother Teresa when they came to visit Phoenix. Mary was a member of the Holy Angels Choir and Holy Angels Sodality.
She enjoyed on her free time quilting, knitting, crocheting and doing different crafts. She liked going to the Globe Senior Citizens Center and visiting with her friends.
Mary was adored by her nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her both of her parents; her brothers, Jesus Salas, Raymond Salas and Salvador Salas; and her sisters, Trinidad Bacca and Mary Louise Salas.
Mary is survived by her sisters, Rose Salas, Belen Monarrez (Modesto) and Amelia Macias; and her brothers, Manuel Salas, (Jennie), Cruz Salas (Mary Martha) and Carlos Salas (Vivian).
Visitation will be on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 9 a.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church, followed by Rosary at 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. at the church.
Interment will be at Globe Cemetery.
Memorial: Holy Angels Sodality - c/o Holy Angels Catholic Church – 201 S. Broad St. – Globe, AZ 85501
Assisting the family; Lamont Mortuary of Globe.