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Information for Mary M. Kight Mooney
11 December, 1895 20 November, 1989
The Idaho Press-Tribune
November, 1989

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Mary Mooney
Rosary for Mary M. Mooney, 93, of Nampa, who died Saturday, Nov. 18, 1989, at a Nampa retirement center, will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.  Christian Wake Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 21, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.  The Rev. Francis H. Springer, S.M., of St. Paul's Catholic Church, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nampa.
    Mrs. Mooney was born Dec. 11, 1895, in Spangle, Wash., a daughter of Edmund and Hester Kight.  Following the death of her mother, Mary moved to the Clearwater Valley at the age of 7.  Upon graduating from the eighth grade in 1911, she moved to a homestead at Therin, a town in northeastern Alberta, Canada.  There she met and married Joseph Mooney on March 18, 1913.  They made their home in Bascom, Mont., while Joseph worked for the railroad.  They then moved to Melstone, Mont., then to Harlowton, Mont., where they resided for the next 34 years.  Joseph died May 28, 1947.  In 1966 Mary moved to Nampa.
    She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, the Legion of Marv, the Royal Neighbors of America and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
    She is survived by two sons, Floyd F. Mooney of Santa Cruz, Calif., and Dwaine P. Mooney of Lacey, Wash., three daughters, Esther Brassfield and Madeline Hobza, both of Nampa, and Betty Park of Brewster, Wash., 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces (sic) and nephews.
    She was preceeded (sic) in death by her parents, two sons, three sisters and a brother.
    Memorials may be made to Mercy Medical Center, Pediatrics Unit; St. Paul's Catholic Church, the Legion of Mary; or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call today until 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of services at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.

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