October 24, 1931 - March 31, 2022
MARY CLARE TUNIS Mary Clare Tunis, 90 year old resident of All Seasons Assisted Living in Salt Lake City, Utah, died March 31, 2022. Mary Clare was born in New Orleans, LA, on October 24, 1931. Mary Clare and her brother Louis Francis were twins and the only children of her parents, Santa (Sam) Beninato and Josephine DiMaggio. She married the love of her life, Angelo Samuel Tunis, September 17, 1953, Angelo’s birthday, at Sacred Heart Church in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mary Clare and Angelo “Tiny” met at Russells Dry Cleaners where she worked when he brought baseball uniforms in to be cleaned. Mary Clare and Angelo lived in New Orleans and San Diego before moving to Salt Lake City around 1983, to be near their only child, son Chris Tunis. Mary Clare worked for many years at C Kay Cummings Candies boxing candies. She is a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Angelo “Tiny”, son Chris, twin brother Louis Francis Beninato. She is survived by sister-in-law, Mary Beninato, New Orleans, LA, her special first cousin, Lana, caring friend, Lynn Kelly, and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank All Seasons (formerly Beehive Homes) Assisted Living staff, especially Elizabeth, Deanna, Courtney, William and Jenny, for making it possible for her to live with dignity these last three years; and nurses Kim Grover, Debi Einfeldt, nurses aide Britanie and other staff of Valeo Home Health and Hospice for their tremendous care and consideration in the final days of her life. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1975 South 23rd East, on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at 11 a.m. with visitation from 10-11 a.m. Funeral will be live streamed at www.stambrosecatholicchurch.org. Burial will be later in the spring at Utah Veterans Cemetery & Memorial Park, Camp Williams, Bluffdale Utah, as her husband Angelo served in World War II. Please visit the Premier Funeral Services website @www.premierfuneral.com to leave a message of condolence or to leave a favorite memory regarding Mary Clare for family and friends to appreciate.
MARY CLARE TUNIS Mary Clare Tunis, 90 year old resident of All Seasons Assisted Living in Salt Lake City, Utah, died March 31, 2022. Mary Clare was born in New Orleans, LA, on October 24, 1931. Mary Clare and her brother Louis Francis were... View Obituary & Service Information
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