Mary Karen “Karen, Mama, Nana” Hartley entered peacefully into rest in Hayward on May 4, 2017. She was 71 years old.
Born in Oxnard, CA on January 24, 1946 to William and Pauline Noffsinger, Mary was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. A devout Catholic, she took great pride in her family and always made sure each were taken care of. Mary was a great cook, loved watching her grandkids, travel, family events and walking. A perfect homemaker to her family, giving of her heart and soul to ensure all were welcome into her home. She attended San Lorenzo High School and Chabot College. Mary will forever missed by ALL who knew and loved her.
Mary is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years, Jerry B. Hartley; children, William E. Hartley John H. Hartley and Jerry M. Hartley; cherished grandchildren, Neal, Charity, Karina, Isabella and Serena.
Visitation will begin at 4:00pm – 8:00pm with a Vigil beginning at 7:00pm on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Grissom’s Chapel & Mortuary, 267 E. Lewelling Blvd., San Lorenzo. Funeral Liturgy will begin at 11:00am on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at St. Bede Catholic Church 26950 Patrick Ave. Hayward. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 26320 Mission Blvd. Hayward.
Family request donations be made to Catholic Charities of the East Bay 433 Jefferson St. Oakland, CA 94607