Mary O'Marro, 95, passed away on Friday, March 19, 2021.
Mary was born in Albert Lea on February 22, 1926, to Thomas and Mary Doyle and graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1943. After graduation, she worked at Wilson Meats in Albert Lea. She also attended classes at Rochester Junior College. On July 9, 1951, she married Eugene O’Marro at the Church of St. Francis in Rochester. She worked as a secretary for Judge Harry Blackmun prior to his appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. She was self-employed as a real estate broker, for more than 25 years. Mary was gracious and kind, not only to her children, but also to the many people she served over the years.
She is survived by her sister, Kathleen Claassen; daughter, Ann Farmer (Jeff Mostrom) Rochester; sons, Kevin (Julie) O’Marro of Rochester and Tim O’Marro of West Concord; six grandchildren, Jason (Sara) Farmer and Patrick Farmer, Kelly (Jenny) and Kasey O’Marro, and Connor and Dalton O’Marro; five great-grandchildren, Cody and Olivia Farmer, Kianna, Ian, and Mollie O’Marro.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene; brother, Thomas; and her mother and father.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at the Church of St. Pius X, 1315 12th Avenue N.W., Rochester. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Rochester. Masks and social distancing are required for all events. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Mary’s name to the Church of St. Pius X. Arrangements by Mahn Family Funeral Home, Rochester Chapel. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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