Mary Lorena <I>Hollopeter</I> Bramlett

Mary Lorena Hollopeter Bramlett

Birth
Death 12 Dec 1998 (aged 93)
Burial Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 77692853 · View Source
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Mary Lorena Hollopeter Bramlett passed away on December 12, 1998.
Mary was born on May 20, 1905 to parents, Loena (Rena) Liethgow Hollopeter and Rutherford Vincent Hollopeter. Mary was preceded in death by her sister, Beatrice McNall, brothers, Henry, Ralph and Walter Hollopeter.
Mary is survived by daughter, Lorena Lithgow Potter and her husband, Charles Ivin Potter of Dallas, TX, granddaughter, Pamela Lorena Potter of Jacksonville, AR, son, William Bramlett and his wife, Suzanne of Las Cruces, NM.
Mary was raised in Dubois, PA, started college in Clarion, PA at the age of 17. Mary received her Bachelor's Degree in education from the University of New Mexico in 1955, at the age of 50. Mary "always knew" she wanted to be a teacher and taught for many years in Santa Fe Indian Schools, Taos Pueblo Day School, Taos, NM, various indian schools nationwide and Albuquerque Public Schools, including Old Armijo and Whittier Elementry. Mary retired from Whittier in 1971. Her first teaching position was a one room country school in Pennsylvania. Mary was 18 years old. Mary came to New Mexico in the early 1930s. Mary loved the southwest and absorbed its richness of art and culture. Mary was also a business woman, owning Mary's Sandwich Shop on Albuquerque's East Central Avenue during the early 1940s. Services will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. at Fitzgerald & Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Sandia Memory Gardens.



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  • Created by: P Barela
  • Added: 5 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77692853
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Lorena Hollopeter Bramlett (20 May 1905–12 Dec 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77692853, citing Sandia Memory Gardens, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by P Barela (contributor 46573401) .