Mary Jo McBride, of San Rafael, CA, passed away unexpectedly after a brief but brave battle with pancreatic cancer on October 29, 2017. She was born in Omaha, NE, on October 1, 1955.
She is survived by her daughter, Madeline Mason of San Rafael, CA; Madeline’s father, Mark Mason of San Rafael, CA; her father, Neil McBride of Rome, NY; a sister, Julie McBride; a brother, Michael McBride; nieces and nephews, Lindsey (Doolittle) and Jordan Johnston, Jordan and Liz Doolittle, Taylor Doolittle, Brandin, Clifford, and Hailey McBride; as well as great-nephews, Brayden Doolittle and Liam Johnston; and numerous friends and family across the country. She was predeceased by her mother, Mary Joan McBride.
To all who knew her, Mary Jo was the happiest, most loving and energetic person you could ever have the pleasure of knowing. Her loss is immeasurable.
A memorial service will be held at Townsend Cemetery in Stittville, NY, at noon on May 12, 2018. Contributions in Mary Jo’s memory may be made to the Dream Foundation (dreamfoundation.org) or the Cancer Research Institute (cancerresearch.org).
Local arrangements have been entrusted to Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome.