Maxine Mabry, a long time resident of Sonoma, died at home on Saturday, May 28, 2012. She was 87 years old.
Maxine was born in Martinez and spent her early life in Crockett. She graduated from John Swett High School in 1942. She attended Santa Rosa Junior College and graduated from San Francisco Childrens’ Hospital in 1946. She was a registered nurse and obtained a master’s degree in health services from St. Mary’s University in 1987. She was an avid tennis player, hiker and business woman. She was in charge of marketing of the family winery Landmark Vineyards for 23 years. She served as an ombudsman for 11 years. She was also a member of the board of directors of Spring Lake Village and started the Sonoma branch of Center Point, a Carl Jung-oriented philosophy group. She was loved by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years. Col. Bill Mabry; son, Bill Mabry III; daughter, Katherine Mabry; and granddaughters, Jessie Dereniuk Gordon, of Sonoma and Hannah Mabry, of Forestville.
Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to Friends In Sonoma Helping (FISH). A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 12, at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church located at 275 E. Spain St., Sonoma. Her ashes will be interned in the Trinity Episcopal Church memorial vault.
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