Mary Sparke, 91, died on Dec. 24, 2005. She was born on July 16, 1914, the daughter of the late Gilda and Alberto Magnarini.
She was one of the founding members of the St. Thomas More Parish. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by husband John Sparke, two sisters Theresa, Lucile, four brothers, Geno, Joe, Vincent, and Ernest.
She is survived by daughters Mary Gilda, Ruth Ann, Elizabeth, sister Ann, 11 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.
Mass was held Dec. 29 at the St. Thomas More Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Alois Alzheimer Center Foundation or to the St. Thomas More Church.