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Mary Joan Brown (Bell)


Mary Joan Brown (Bell)

Mary Joan Brown (Bell)

Resident of Los Altos

April 12, 1933 - June 27, 2019

Mary was born and raised in San Francisco. She passed away peacefully from complications of Alzheimers Disease. Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband Lysle Brown, son John Hawkes, parents Ray and Anita Bell, brother and sister-in-law Ray and Virginia Bell, uncle and aunt William and Marion Sullivan. She is survived by her five children, many grandchildren and great grandchildren who loved her very much.

Mary was a successful real estate broker in Sunnyvale for over four decades and an active member of the Catholic Church. Mary and Lysle enjoyed spending time in their favorite and beautiful Kauai, Hawaii. She always loved to play and watch sports and was an avid fan of the 49ers and Giants. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. A funeral Mass will be at St. William Catholic Church in Los Altos on August 10th at 12 noon.

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