Mary Yvonne Marty, 61 of Lenior, NC died Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care. She was born July 21, 1950 in St. Louis, MO to the late Dr. John P. and Elaine Miller Marty. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Greg Marty; and a nephew Christopher Marty.
For the past 25 years, Mary Yvonne was able to spend her time with the things she loved. She worked with the earth in horticulture and ground maintenance and developed landscape settings and ball fields for the city of Lenoir, NC up to 2005. She loved her faith and gave of her time and talent to St. Francis Catholic Church where she served on Parish Council and planned and implemented new landscape for the Church grounds. She liked sports, but loved Notre Dame Football. She will be missed by all of her family and friends.
Survivors include four brothers, Ret. Col. Peter Marty of Blacksburg, VA; Joseph Marty and wife Leilani of Oceanside, CA; Paul Marty and wife Linda of Springfield; Tim Marty and wife Maye of Lucindia, CA; five sisters Kathy M. Albers and husband John of Gulfshores, AL; Elaine M. Ross and husband Ric of Baldwin, MO; beloved twin Anne M. Haire and husband David of Hamilton, OH; Hallye M. Kuhlman and husband Greg of Ft. Myers, FL; Madonna M. Lauer and husband Bruce of Springfield; one sister in law Michelle Marty of Springfield; one aunt; twenty nine nieces and nephews; twenty eight great nieces and great nephews.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am, Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Christ the King Church.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Christ the King Church conducted by Monsignor David Lantz as celebrant. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Springfield. Family prefers memorials be made to Well of Mercy 181 Mercy Lane Hamptonville, NC 27020