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Mary Lou Granata

June 21, 1929 ~ November 13, 2018 (age 89)
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Mary Lou Granata, 89, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in College Station TX.

Mary Lou was born June 21, 1929 in San Antonio, TX into a first-generation Italian American family. She graduated from Ursuline Academy and worked loyally for over 40 years as a legal secretary in a family owned oil company.

Mary Lou, or Lou-Lou as she was often called by family, was a devout, life-long Catholic Christian who leaves a legacy of faith and unselfish love to be cherished by her sister Norma Biering, nieces Norma Williams (Roger) and Karen Minyard (Bill), godson Chris Petty (Elle), great-nieces Rachel and Kelsey and great-nephews Joe and Chris.

Mary Lou’s great joys were found in family, good friends, good books, Italian operas, and difficult crossword puzzles worked in ink - never pencil.

A visitation will begin at 9:30 AM with a Rosary to begin at 10:30 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11 AM on Monday, November 19, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of College Station. Interment will be at 11 AM on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at San Fernando #2 Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas.

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