Mary Frances Rawlinson

On March 31 Mary Frances Rawlinson, 91, passed away in San Leandro. Mary was born in Massachusetts on Dec. 18, 1927, to Charles and Mary Kiddy. 

Mary is survived by her six children: Patricia, James, Michael, Charles, Mary and Robert; one sister, Loraine, and two brothers, Charles and Stanley. Mary also had 11 grandchildren: Shaun, Kathleen, Danny, Kristen, Jason, Michael, Jacqueline, Adrian, Gabrielle, Maria and Alexandra; eight great- grandchildren: Calissa, Courtney, Alexander, Ashley, Marcelo, Justin, Natalia and Nolan; as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews. 

Prior to Mary living in San Leandro she had lived in Alameda for more than 50 years. After retiring from the Hilton Hotel at the Oakland Airport where she was a waitress, she loved dancing, crossword puzzles and Oakland Athletics baseball. 

Mary also worked many more years as a caregiver. She will be forever loved and dearly missed by all.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 26, at 11 a.m., at Greer Family Mortuary, 2694 Blanding Ave. In lieu of flowers and donations, Mary requested donations be made to the local A.S.P.C.A.