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Mary Alice Miller

May 8, 1933 January 18, 2019
Mary Alice Miller
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Obituary for Mary Alice Miller

Mary Alice Carpino Miller, 85, of Iowa City, passed away Friday, January 18, 2019 at Briarwood Health Care Center, after a brief illness. A private Celebration of Mary’s life will be held in California.

Mary was born on May 8, 1933 in North English, IA, the daughter of John and Elva (Smith) Thomas. She was married to Ralph Carpino, they had 5 children together before divorcing. Later she married James Miller he preceded her in death on May 25, 2004. Everyone loved Mary, she was a kind, sweet soul, who made friends easily, she will be missed.

Mary is survived by her five children, Yvonne (Mike) Friday of Irvine, CA; Jules (Richard Goldstein) Allen of Montecito, CA; Eugene (Beth Schnierow) Carpino of San Pedro, CA; John (Kari) Carpino of Manhattan Beach, CA; and Martin (Ammine Berry) Carpino of Long Beach, CA. Mary will also be fondly remembered by her seven grandchildren, Ben, Kaitlyn, Skyler, Charley, Anabel, Nick and Bella.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; former husband, Ralph Carpino; husband, James Miller; and sister, Phyllis (Joe) O’Donnell and brother Garth (Ester) Thomas.

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