Mary was born on May 11, 1952 in Brooklyn. She was an amazing boss, friend, godmother, cousin, niece and and most of all aunt. She spent her life always helping others and putting people before herself. She was a strong-willed and independent women whose amazing work ethic led her to many jobs such as a teacher, social worker, criminal lawyer and mental health lawyer. Her greatest accomplishment and love in life was being a mother figure to her niece and nephew and a grandmother figure to her great niece. She changed and touched the lives of everyone she came into contact with. Through her guidance and wisdom she made us all better people. Mary’s strong will was only matched by her desire to succeed and only surpassed by the love in her heart. She will be forever missed but her spirit will live on in the lives she influenced.