Mary
Lovingly known as our Maureen and also knows as Mary Brady, Mary Munns and Mary Bennett, she passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Therese and Ed Martinez, on October 13, 2005. Maureen was born in Ballycotton, Co. Cork, Ireland in 1919. Her parents were Joseph and Margaret Walsh Custer. She immigrated to America along with her mother in 1921 to join her father who was a member of the U.S. Navy. They made their homes in San Diego and Huntington Park. She is preceded in death by her husbands Thomas A. Brady and Carl D. Munns and her sister Mona Doran. She is survived by her brothers Joseph and Herbert Custer, 5 children Charles Joseph Brady, Leo Anthony Brady, Margaret Anne Brady Summers, Therese Brady Martinez and Sondra Michelle Munns, 13 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She is also survived by nieces and nephews in Ireland, Canada, Houston, Chicago, Watsonville, Los Angeles and Spokane. Visitation and Rosary will be held Friday, October 21, 2005 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. with the Rosary at 7:00 P.M. at White & Day Colonial Mortuary, 901 Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, October 22, 2005 at 10:30 A.M. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 440 Massey St., Hermosa Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Arthritis Foundation. The family is grateful to St. Joseph, all the many people that have been so supportive during Maureen's long illness, and to her loving and dedicated caregiver, Mrs. Armetta Austin.

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  1. Grandma, I will never forget the time I spent at your house and the times you took me to the park when I was a kid. I will miss you. xoxo Sherry

  2. My heart goes out to your family Mary and I too will miss you. You were good to me when I was married to your son Anthony as well as my daughter Sherry Sandoval. She always thought of you as her Gramma and has fond memories of you. Thank you for coming into our life.May God take care of you forever now. My prayers are with you and the family.

  3. I will always remember sharing close quarters with Aunt Maureen in her little Red Datsun Camper-driving up PCH to camp out-and, Oh her always captivating stories about life and family! She will be greatly missed! Love Always, Dan Custer

  4. Thank you Mary, for giving us your wonderful Daughter,Terry Martinez. Through her, we can know what a lovely person you must have been. May you peacefully rest in the arms of our Savior. Reuben and Pat De La Cruz

  5. Terry My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. I know what a tough year you’ve had and all that went with it. Your mom is in a better place now and in peace. Steve Bopp

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