Mary Lou Apple, 80, passed away on May 10, 2017 due to complications of pneumonia. Mom was born on December 15, 1936 in Tucson, Arizona. She is survived by her sister and best friend, Anita Mae of Mesa, Arizona.
Mom dedicated her life to raising her three boys, Rick, Tony, and Mark. She sometimes worked two and three jobs to make ends meet. There was nothing she would not do for her “boys.” The only daughters Mom had were her three daughters-in-law, Cindy, Sharon, and Vickie. Each of them held a special place in her heart. Each of them helped Mom through some rough medical times in her life and she loved them dearly. She was grateful for the strong women that her “boys” married.
Mom had many adventure in her life. One of which was when she started AMAR Realty and the many friendships she formed there. She had great memories from that time.
Another of the highlights of her life was the arrival of each of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. “Mimi” as she was called by them is survived by nine grandchildren, Heather (Keith), Lindsay, Anthony, Austin, Ashley (Sean), Scott (Courtnee), Chelsee (Justin), Samantha and Baron. She was also blessed with seven great-grandchildren, Nate, Drew, Jordyn, Alyssa, Boston, Haylee, and Beckham.
Mom’s passing has left a big hole in our hearts. We miss her so much! Funeral services will be Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 10 AM, at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way in Mesa.
We are so sorry for your loss of your mom Rick. May you all find comfort in all the memories of her!
Your mom was a special and funny lady. Honored to have known her.
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother Rick.
Mary was a sweet friend and I will miss her. I was blessed to have known her. I’m very sorry for your loss.
I am so sorry Mark & Vickie and family, to hear of your loss. There are no words to help you in this time of grief.
I pray the the strength you saw in your Mother will be passed on to you.
May Our Lord, give you all that is needed to get through this time. Memories can help you.
Hi Mark and Vickie. I’m so sorry for your loss. Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
My parents loved Mary and had good times with all the family at that time. May the lord bless each of you as you remember the happy memories. Love to each of you.
Sorry for your loss Rick
Mary was my best friend, we knew each other 60 years plus. Words cannot express how much I will mess her. To all her family and friends she will live in our hearts.
She is with the lord now.
Mary Lou Apple was one of the most inspiring persons I have ever met or will know. I worked with her in her AMAR Realty days and she was always upbeat, through the rough and rich times as well. She loved giving her all to her family and friends. My condolences to the family at the loss of such a wonderful person.
I am sending my prayers to the family. I worked for Mary as a realtor when she started AMAR Realty. She was my inspiration and mentor – always believed in me. I have thought about her many times over the years and will always remember that beautiful smile and warm heart. She will be missed dearly.
To my BFF for almost 50 years – Anita Turner and all of her family members:
We were so very sorry to hear about Mary’s passing and know how much she meant to Anita. They shared so much happiness and love as sisters and will continue to share memories and love for eternity. Mary will be remembered as a loving sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and her memory will live on through them. God bless you all. Love, Jim & Lynn
Tony, Rick, Mark and all of the Apple family – I will always remember fondly my beautiful Aunt Mary’s raven hair, smoky voice and infectious laugh! Sending you my heartfelt condolences, love, and light.