Mary P. James
Mass of Christian Burial for Mary James, 90, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 17, 2015 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Mary passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at her home.
Mary was born March 6, 1925 in Independence, KS, the daughter of Eulogio and Cleofas (Sandoval) Rodriguez.
She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. She enjoyed crocheting and loved her Chihuahua dogs she bred.
She was at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and then King Radio until she retired.
She married Pete L. James, Sr. January 29, 1946 in Kansas City, KS. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include four daughters, Connie Garcia and husband, Andrew, Lawrence, Margaret Hernandez and husband, Philip, Kansas City, KS, Rosalie Copp and husband, Monti, Lawrence, KS, Candace Thompson and husband, Rick, Eudora, KS; 11 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; three sisters; and one brother. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Pete L. James, Jr. in 1970; one grandson, Jay D. Dolan, Jr; brother, John Rodriguez and sister, Victoria Perez.
The family will greet friends from 6 – 8 p.m. with a Rosary being recited at 7 p.m. Friday, October 16th at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church or VNA Hospice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com.
Aunt Mary will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family. My god bless and comfort you in this time of great sorrow. Love you all.
Rita Perez and Family
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you Rosalie and family.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and you family. I’m so sorry for your loss.
So sorry for your loss.My thoughts and prayers go out to all of her family
My thoughts and prayers goes out to the family!
My Godmother meant the world to me, she always had a Beautiful smile and a very kind heart! I will forever remember the wonderful moments we shared together. I grew up knowing she would always be there for me! I was truly blessed to have her as my Aunt and as my Godmother! I love her with all my heart and will miss her dearly! Love Teresa
So sorry to learn of Aunt Mary’s passing. May she rest in peace and may all of the family be comforted in God’s name. Prayers, love and hugs to all.
Aunt Mary, my nina, my friend. I love her to the moon and back she was such an inspiration and always had something to say..prayers to the family I love you all wish I could be with you but my spirit is there. The angels are rejoicing
Uncle Pete and Family.
There are no words to express my sorrow and I know there’s nothing to take away your pain and heartache but I will continue to lift you up in prayer and ask God to comfort you during this difficult time.
Mark and Julie Curtis
So very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family. Such a beautiful lady. Prayers to you all. God bless you.
Love from: Marion & Lavina Vasquez family
Sorry for your loss. Our prayer are with the family.
I am so sorry for your loss. I loved visiting with Aunt Mary because she reminded me so much of my Grandma. I will always be remember her as my Grandma Cita’s twin! I hope each of will find comfort in all of the memories you share of her as I know I will!
Love you all,
Angelina Perez (Mark & Rita’s daughter) and Family
she was a wonderful neighbor, I will miss her sitting with Pete and her dogs outside, so sorry for your loss.
Mr. James, Rose, Connie, Margret, Candy and family, so sorry for your loss. Your mom was very special. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Dear Connie and Family, may she rest in peace…Mike Hadl…