Age 93, passed away September 1, 2010. Mary was born June 5, 1917 to Manuel and Francis (Pancha) Gomez. Mary is preceded in death by her first daughter Jessica who passed at an early age, her husband Nicanor S. Perez and son Nick G. Perez. Survivors include her daughter Esther Castaneda, Raymond (Linda) Perez, two sisters and a brother and her many grand and great grand children. Mary worked for Lerners in Phoenix for many years. Mary was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 41. Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 pm, with a Rosary at 7:00 pm, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am, Friday, September 10, 2010 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1954 N. 24th Street, Phoenix. Interment will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery.