Mary Lou Marcinko, 82 years old, of Torrance County, New Mexico passed away on March 11, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. She was born in New Mexico on March 23, 1938 and was the daughter of Adolph and Deluvina Hoehne. Mary Lou lived in many western states in support of her Air Force husband, John, before settling down in Southern California to raise their family.
Mary Lou and John bought land in New Mexico to retire and be near family. They were married for 55 years until his death in 2016. She is survived by her son John R. Marcinko (Cindy) NM, and daughters Julie Marcinko AZ, and Cindy Cantu (Ismael) AZ, seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was "Nano" to many.
Mary Lou made a career in the restaurant profession where she loved meeting and bringing joy to people. She loved her family and did everything she could to care for them and make them happy, especially by cooking her famous family meals. She was the family historian and loved to share stories from the past. Mary Lou was the light and joy in every room. In addition to her family she loved going to the horse races and bingo!
As well as a beloved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and great grandmother, Mary lou will be remembered as a loving sister, aunt, sister-in-law, cousin, and friend from California to Pennsylvania.
Mary Lou (Mom) you are and will always be deeply missed. Fly high until we meet again. We love you forever and a day.
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