April 6, 1921 ~ January 8, 2008

Resided in: Palm Srings, CA

Mary Fondas Brown
April 6, 1921- January 8, 2008
Residence: Palm Springs, CA
Born to Gus and Margaret Fondas in Youngstown, Ohio, Mary was a sister to Ann Titangos and Christopher G. Fondas.
In 1959, she was married to Buddy C. Brown, until he passed away in 1979. Both Mary and Buddy were the entrepreneurs along with Mary and Chris Fondas, of Buddy Brown Toys in Studio City, CA.
She loved children and enjoyed each and every one of them, as they browsed the aisles filled with toys and with delight.
She was a devout Christian who served God through her church, St. Sophia Cathedral. She was the first woman president of the Parish Council, a Sunday school teacher, and summer camp counselor.
Mary died on January 8, 2008.
Survivors include her sister-in-law, Mary B. Fondas, her niece Cathy Fondas Lund and nephew, Dennis G Fondas.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Ann Titangos, her brother Christopher G. Fondas, and her niece, Marian Titangos McDonald.
A Trisagion will be held on January 14th, 2008 at St. Sophia Cathedral, 1324 S. Normandie, Los Angeles, beginning at 7:30 PM. A funeral service will be held on January 15th, 2008 at St. Sophia Cathedral beginning at 11:00 AM.

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  1. To Cathy Lund and family, Our deepest sympathies for losing someone who was held so dear in your hearts. Mary, as captured on video, is beautiful…and her beauty fills heaven now in our Lord Jesus Christ’s embrace. With our deepest condolences and love, Alexandra Manning and family

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