It is with profound sadness that the family of MaryAnn Brown announce her peaceful passing on May 3,2022 at the age of 85. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Vincent and Michael (Erika) Barbieri and daughter Paula (Hon. Michael) Overstreet. Loving granddaughters Sophia Overstreet, Avery (Chelsea) Overstreet-Merrill, Gabrielle (Travis) Leger. Grandsons Dominic and Jay Michael Barbieri. Godmother to Sarah, Chase, and Caitlyn Belgard. Great Grandchildren Emmett and Emma Leger and Hailie Overstreet. Sister Anita Glover and niece Retired Captain Holly Wasilewski New Haven Connecticut Police Dept, Brother Carmen (Carolyn) Cartenuto. Sister in laws Ginger Humeston (Joseph) and Judy Brophy. Brother in law Frank Barbieri (Jill). Nieces Anna Marie (Andrea), Lisa (Kevin) Lee, Danielle (Aaron) Barnhart, Sandra (Tom) Moya, Stephanie (Brian) Siu, Lisa (Kevin) Lee, Nicole Beall, Melissa Barbieri (Michael Hanafin), Susan Youngbuck (Jason), and Lauren Humeston. Nephews David Barbieri (Madeline), Colt and Katie Taylor Walker, and Shane Lorson. Preceded in death by her parents Frank and Anna Cartenuto and Brother Frank Cartenuto Jr.
MaryAnn worked over forty years as an independent paralegal helping countless Bay County residents manage their family law cases. Her true joy was being with people. In her early years in Bay County she worked with Donald Crisp at Bay County Land and Abstract. She was a licensed real estate agent and the proud owner of the Thomas Drive Motel and Restaurant which catered to locals and tourists for many years. She was well known in the beach community for taking care of anyone who needed a meal or a place to stay, regardless of their ability to pay.
A Mass of Celebration will be held at St. Johns Catholic Church Monday May 9, 2022 at 10 am. with Reverend Kevin McQuone officiating. Entombment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Livestream will be available from the St. Johns website. In lieu of flowers Memorial donations may be made to St.Jude Hospital for Children and Friends of Bay County Animal Rescue.
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