Mary
Mary L. Stearns May 3, 1933 - April 2, 2010 Born May 3, 1933 in Spencer, Indiana to Orville and Ethel Edwards; after her father passed away her mother moved with Mary and her sister Anita to California in 1943. Mary worked in their candy stores, and when they were sold she became a full-time housewife and a fabulous cook. Predeceased by her parents; brothers Wayne and Andy; sister Anita; sons Pete, Ron, and Rick. She is survived by her husband Philip; son Don; granddaughters, grandsons, great granddaughters, and great grandsons. A wonderful wife and mother, her life was her family and cooking. She will be greatly missed by everyone. A gathering of family & friends will be held at White & Day Mortuary in Manhattan Beach on Thursday April 8, 2010 from 6 to 9pm. The Service will be held on the next day at 11am. Burial will follow at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach.

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  1. Aunt Mary, You will be so very missed! You were more than an Aunt to me, you were like the mother that I didn’t get to have. I know that Mom could rest easy knowing you were always there for me. Now you two are together again and I can only imagine the crazy things you girls are doing 🙂 Please know that I love you and will always keep you close in my heart! Love your niece, Billie

  2. I MISS YOU ALREADY. SOMETIMES A PERSON COMES INTO YOUR LIFE AND TOUCHES YOU SO WARMLY, YOU CAN’T STEP BACK, NOR TURN AWAY….SO IT WAS WITH YOU. YOUR WARM AND READY SMILE AND YOUR CARING WAYS….I LOVE AND MISS YOU SO MUCH. I’M A BETTER PERSON FOR HAVING KNOWN YOU. YOUR TIME WITH GOD IS NOW….PLEASE SAVE A SEAT FOR A LOVING FRIEND, WILL YOU? LINNY

  3. I COUNT MY SELF BLESSED FOR KNOWING YOU, EVEN FOR SUCH A SHORT TIME. YOUR BEAUTIFUL FACE, YOUR READY SMILE AND LAUGH.(EVEN WHEN YOU DID’NT FEEL WELL, YOU WILL BE REMEMBERED. KNOWING I WAS GOING TO SEE YOU MADE MY DAY. I’LL MISS SEEING YOU AND PHIL AND YOUR SON. YOU. HAVE SUCH A LOVING FAMILY. I LOVE YOU AND WILL MISS YOU , LOVE RITA

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