Marian Mary Mazza

Marian “Mary” Mazza was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. Mary passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones, at the age of 95, on March 12, 2022, in Gardnerville, Nevada.

Mary was raised in Saint John’s, Arizona, and later moved to Winslow, Arizona. While living in Winslow, Mary worked at Harvey House where she met Angelo Mazza. Angelo had returned to Winslow after serving in the Navy during World War II. Mary and Angelo married in 1947 at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church, in Winslow, in a double wedding with
Mary’s cousin.

Mary and Angelo later relocated to San Bernardino, California, where they built a life together, including four children, and a successful shoe repair business, Angelo’s Bootery, located in San Bernardino, California and Gardnerville, Nevada.

Mary was a devout Catholic, and previously worshiped at Our Lady of Rosary in San Bernardino, California. Mary had a heart for serving others and volunteered as a “Pink Lady” at Saint Bernadine’s Hospital, in San Bernardino, for over twenty-five years. Everyone enjoyed Mary, with her beautiful smile and hardworking mentality.

Mary will be laid to rest next to Angelo at the Riverside National Cemetery, Angelo passed in 2006.

Mary is survived by her loving family, including her daughter, Gloria and husband, Dr. Michael Kreutz of San Clemente, California; sons Angelo Jr. of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Patrick and wife, Julie of San Juan Capistrano, California, Michael and wife, Kristi of Gardnerville, Nevada; sister, Ms. Connie Chavez of Sea Girt, New Jersey; as well as seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Mary will be honored in a private ceremony at Riverside National Cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Funerals & Cremations 1521 Church Street, Gardnerville, Nevada.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Disabled Veterans at or Wounded Warrior Project at