Mary J. Alvarado, 80, of Vancouver passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Manor Care Health Services in Vancouver. She was born June 11, 1933 in Coal Hill, Arkansas to Alexander and Beulah Lanoy.
Mary was an avid quilter and volunteered as a Sunday School Teacher.
Mary is survived by her children, Juanita Howard, Mark, Martin, Matthew and Marshall; 13 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Bob Lanoy, Rose Carlson, Nina Jeters, Roy Lanoy, Betty Holter , Carla Matthews and Jimmy Lanoy. She is preceded in death by her husband, Michael; and sons Manuel and Michael II.
A funeral service for Mary will be held Monday, February 3rd, 11:00 AM, at Vancouver Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in Northwood Park Cemetery in Ridgefield directly following the service. Viewing will be Friday, January 31 from 10:00AM – 4:00 PM.