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Mary Gildner

Mary Bernice Gildner

Saturday, November 16th, 1929 - Sunday, May 12th, 2019
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Mary Bernice Gildner, 89, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019 in Arlington.

Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 1200 S. Davis Drive, Arlington. Interment: Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington.
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Mary was born on November 16, 1929 in Ranger, Texas to Belton Ray Hatton and Rosa Edith Adams Hatton. She married William Edward Gildner on October 27, 1951 in Carmel, California. An Arlington resident for 70 years, she was a member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, Arlington Woman’s Club, Arlington Arts League, and Shady Valley Golf Country Club. She was a former president of the Woman’s Golf Association and St. Maria Leisure Club; and co-founder and former president of Bailando Club.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, William Gildner; brothers, Dalton Hatton and Winfred Hatton; sister, Rozelle Sklenar; and grandson, Eric Patrick Gildner.

Survivors: Son, Michael Ray Gildner; daughter, Lisa Anne Leito and husband, Gary Richard; sisters, Dorothy Godwin, Peggy Lindsey, Linda Young and JennaVee Miller; 6 grandchildren, Michael Brenton Gildner, Kelsey Shae Gildner, William Chad Leito, Eryn Kayce Gildner, Jason Richard Leito and Patrick Ray Leito; and 3 great-grandchildren, Aiden James Mears, Mia Isabelle Lomax and Aurora Quinn Lomax.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wade Family Funeral Home
    4140 W Pioneer Pkwy
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 10:00am
    St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church
    1200 South Davis Drive
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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  • Interment

    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 12:00pm
    Moore Memorial Gardens
    1219 North Davis Drive
    ARLINGTON, TX 76012
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Dana (Sonka) Shoemaker

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Lisa, I am so sorry to hear about your mother's passing. I have very fond childhood memories of her when you and I went to school together at St. Maria's. She was always very kind to me. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. - Dana (Sonka) Shoemaker

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