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Mary Macedo Stanley

70-year Manteca resident

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POSTED January 6, 2010 2:47 a.m.
Mary Macedo Stanley, 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 4.  A resident of Manteca for over 70 years, she was born April 1, 1918 in Weed, California, to the late Carlos and Ricardina Ramos of the Azores. Mary worked as a retail clerk in her earlier years at Rexall Pharmacies and Merle Norman in Manteca. In Heaven she joins her husband of 57 years, Manuel Macedo; her second husband, Matt Stanley; son, Richard Macedo; and twin brothers, Frank and Bill Ramos.  

Mary enjoyed camping and traveling; her travels took her around the world, she was fortunate enough to visit Hawaii and Portugal several times. Her trips to the Azores were treasured times; seeing family she hadn’t seen in years and learning more of her family’s home land. An exceptional cook, she also loved to socialize and entertain friends and family.

A devoted wife, mother and grandmother; she always looked forward to visits from her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mary leaves behind her loving family; daughter-in-law, Marie Macedo Hardin of Tracy; four grandchildren, Richard Macedo, Jr. and wife, Suzanna of Cobb, CA; David Macedo and wife, Deana of Ripon; Chris Macedo and wife, Teena of Kelseyville, CA; and James Macedo and wife, Quendrith of Wallace, CA. She was also blessed by seven great-grandchildren, Adrian, Allegra, Danielle, Jared, Wyatt, J.T., and Joey.

Arrangements are under the direction of P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home. Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, January 7, 1 to 5 p.m. A Prayer service will follow at the funeral home on Friday, January 8, at 11 a.m. Committal is at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery. Remembrances can be made in Mary’s name to the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church; New Church Building Fund, 19399 East Highway 120, Ripon, CA 95366. An online guest book is available at for condolences.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010
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