Mary Ann Q. Garcia, 74, of Coolidge, died April 14, 2022. She was born July 26, 1947, in Florence, Arizona to Arnold P. Quintero and Lucia Martinez. Mary Ann lived in Coolidge her entire life and her roots were here. She was a very hardworking woman, often working two jobs at once. Mary Ann worked for Coolidge Unified School District for 25 years, after retiring from there she went on to work for 20 plus years at the Arizona Training Center. She worked for Florence Unified School District her passing, a month short of her retirement. She was often an outspoken woman who loved to dance and listen to music. She enjoyed crafts, going to the casinos, and eating ribs at Chili’s. She loved Chuck Norris, John Wayne, and Betty Boop. Mary Ann was a loving and caring mother. She loved vacationing with her family in Showlow. Always putting her family first before her needs. Wherever Mary Ann was, it was home. She always thought about her family, even till the day she passed, she made sure her family had everything they needed.
She is survived by her two daughters, Elizabeth Lilly of Casa Grande, and Kristen Roupe of Coolidge, her two sisters Gloria Quintero and Patricia Ceniseros both of Coolidge, 5 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, 5 nieces and 1 nephew that she held dear to her heart.
She is preceded in death by her son, Arnold “Chopo” Garcia, her parents, a sister Yolonda Hinojos and her granddaughter Paiyton.