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Mary Howzdy Berardo, 99, of Glendale, AZ passed away on August, 27, 2013. Born on March 14, 1914 in Northumberland, PA to the late Alexander and Anastasia Gwozdziej-Howzdy, Mary was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Berardo in 1990. Mary is survived by her niece Michael Lynn Hughes and her husband Howard of Glendale, AZ grand-nephews Chris Hughes of Glendale, AZ, Michael Hughes of Pueblo, CO, grand-niece Gina Dungan of Surprise, AZ, nieces Anita Gardner of Glendale, OH, Debra Ferguson & Marna Dupler of Middletown, PA, Stephanie Reisner of Mercerberg, PA, Patricia Skewes of Bowie, MD, nephews Joseph Berardo of Beaufort, SC, Charles Boettcher of Reading, PA, Gary Boettcher of Leesport, Pa, Robert Boettcher of Morgantown, PA, grand-nephew Joseph Berardo of Norman OK, grand-nieces Elaine Cornell of Seattle, WA, Roseanne Tombelaine of Snohomish, WA and Janine Walker of Ellensburg, WA. A memorial mass will be held for Mary at 11:00 am on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 5525 W. Acoma Rd, Glendale, AZ. Interment will take place at 1:00 pm at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ.
Donations in Mary's name can be made to the Hospice of the Valley, AZ.