Mary Miranda May 30, 1936 - August 16, 2018 Mary Miranda, a long-time resident of Scottsdale entered into peace on Thursday, August 16, 2018. She was born on May 30, 1936 in Mesa to Julio and Lupe Mendoza. Mary was one of 11 children; Manuel, Joe, Frank, Julio, Carmen, Helen, Toni, Lupe, Rosie, and Teresa. Mary received her educational background in accounting and finance. Mary worked for Mountain Bell Telephone from the mid 1960's to the 1980's. She started her career with her love of organization in the file room. She was then promoted to accounting to utilize her talent for numbers. She was noticed for her talent of her instinct and tenacity. Eventually, moving to the fraud division for the western part of the region. Mary had a knack for knowing when numbers did not look right on paper. She eventually retired to relax and spend time with her grandchildren and her husband Ruben whom she had been married to for over fifty years since June 16, 1956 until his passing in April 2016. Upon retirement, she worked part time to keep her in tune with the world of fashion. Mary's passion for fashion started when she was a young girl. She worked in a boutique to share her passion for fashion with others. She will be entering our Lord's Gates decked out in all of her finery of a well-coordinated outfit! Mary loved good food and was an incredible cook! Her love of cooking for others was her way to share the love with you. Her organization skills in the file room were even apparent at home as she loved to organize her pots and pans in her cabinets almost monthly! Anyone who has been blessed to have been served her food along with the fabulous table settings to set the mood, will remember that it was truly was an honor. We will miss that green chili and most of all, her turkey! She would do all that with a huge smile from behind the stove as she served you. Mary was preceded in death by her husband Ruben. She is survived by her son David and wife Linda, son Donald and wife Paula, daughter Belle Marie, son Daniel, sisters Lupe, Rosie and husband John, Teresa and husband Morteza. She has seven grandchildren in whom Mary and Ruben nurtured in there early years and into adulthood. Ryan and wife Lena, Nicole and husband Paul, David, Vanessa, Sammy, Derek, Carrie and one great grandchild, Audrina. Services will be at Advantage Melchers Chapel of Roses, 11am September 4, 2018, 43 S Stapley Dr. Mesa AZ 85204.
Published on September 2, 2018