Mary was born in Belleville, Illinois just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis. Moved to Dallas, TX in 1986 where she met her husband of 27 years. They have a daughter and a son both in their twenties. Her husband’s employment transferred them to Virginia in 1993.
She has been a stay-at-home mom or worked part-time positions that coordinated with her children’s school schedules. In 2013 she was diagnosed with breast cancer and is currently cancer free!
Fun Fact: While traveling in Australia in 1987, Mary got to ride a camel, feed an apple to a kangaroo, hold a koala and eat kangaroo and grubs.
Song: Always and Forever by Heat Wave (her wedding song)
Game: Any type of card game
Superhero: “I’m too old to have a super hero.”