Mae Cecilia (Herro) Tombazian 96.5 years young, passed away peacefully from natural causes on January 24th, 2018. Mae’s ultra-positive attitude touched the lives of countless friends, family members, neighbors, co-workers, students and befriended strangers. Due to her strong spiritual beliefs, she always found the best in people and experiences. Mae hailed from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and served her country in the first Women’s Auxiliary Corps (WAC) during World War II from 1942-1945. Mae relocated to Southern California and met her husband Gregory Vahe Tombazian while they were celebrating their May 5th birthdays. They had two children Charles MIchael and Sheri Ann. Mae lost her beloved Gregory in 1972 and moved from the San Fernando Valley to Thousand Oaks where she served in the public school system as a teachers’ aid until her retirement. Mae relocated to Boulder, Colorado in 1994 and then to Phoenix, Arizona in 2013. Mae is survived by her son Charles (Scottsdale, AZ), Sheri (Broomfield, CO) her grandchildren, Alexandra, Roarke, Collin and Samantha and great-grandchildren Mason & Francesca. Thank you for sticking around these 96+ years, we all needed you. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, in Phoenix.
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