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Mary Carmen Cardona, 72, of Great Mills, formerly of Vineland, N.J., died Jan. 14, 2013, in Callaway.
Born April 9, 1940, in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Juan B. and Silvia R. Perez.
She is survived by her children, Nancy and Donald Edwards of Great Mills, Michael Cardona of West Deptford, N.J., and Angel Cardona Jr. of Vineland; grandchildren, Crystal Marie and Ahmad Williams of Pataskala, Ohio, Phillip D. Childs Jr. of Millville, N.J., Estrella Marie and Bryan Strahan of Great Mills and Peirre Vargas Jr. of Vineland; and siblings, John Perez of Freeport, N.Y., and, Felicita Hernandez of Orlando, Fla. She was preceded in death by daughter, Rose Mary Cardona of Vineland; and siblings, Flavio Perez Sr. and Nelson Perez, both of Manhattan, N.Y.
She worked as a cashier clerk for the city hall of Vineland for 20 years. She was a devoted Catholic and attended St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church. She enjoyed playing bingo and Rummikub.
The family will receive friends today, Jan. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Demarco-Luisi Funeral Home in Vineland, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Angel Cardona Jr.
Local arrangements are being handled by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home in Leonardtown.