Mary Joseph Obituary

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Mary E. Joseph

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Mary Elizabeth Joseph, originally from Austin, TX, and long-time resident of Memphis, TN, passed away in her home after a remarkable battle with ovarian cancer. Given only three years to survive at initial diagnosis, Ms. Joseph lived life to the fullest for those three years and an additional six years. Ms. Joseph was a dedicated public servant, having worked for the federal government for over thirty-five years. She found travel to be a delightful pastime during her retirement years visiting several countries, including New Zealand, Australia, Italy and France. Ms. Joseph was the only daughter born to the late Louis Albert and...
Mary Elizabeth Joseph, originally from Austin, TX, and long-time resident of Memphis, TN, passed away in her home after a remarkable battle with ovarian cancer. Given only three years to survive at initial diagnosis, Ms. Joseph lived life to the fullest for those three years and an additional six years. Ms. Joseph was a dedicated public servant, having worked for the federal government for over thirty-five years. She found travel to be a delightful pastime during her retirement years visiting several countries, including New Zealand, Australia, Italy and France.

Ms. Joseph was the only daughter born to the late Louis Albert and Henrietta Joseph, both of Austin, TX. She was preceded in death by her brother, Joe Anthony Joseph. She is survived by her remaining brother, Louis Joseph of San Antonio, TX; a loving son, AJ Hernandez, of Austin, TX; and a devoted daughter, Lisa Hernandez, who resides in Washington, DC. Ms. Joseph's passing was witnessed by her daughter as well as her best friend of 38 years, Mrs. Nita Bonner, of Eads, TN.

Ms. Joseph touched the lives of many people with her smile, kindness, and generosity and was noted for her beautiful spirit up to the time of her passing.

Friends and family are invited to attend The Mass of Christian Burial at the Mausoleum Chapel of Assumption Cemetery, 3650 South Interstate Highway 35, Austin, TX, 78704. The Mass will be held at ten o'clock in the morning on Thursday, the twenty-third of February 2012, with the Very Rev. Albert Laforet, Jr., Rector, St. Mary's Cathedral, as Celebrant. Entombment will follow immediately after the Mass.

Condolences may be sent to www.cookwaldenfuneralhome.com.

"I've always said that one of the best things God ever created was a friend. Someone you have met in life by accident or chance that becomes a part of you. I..." Nan Porter (Memphis, TN)

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