Mary Earlene Formanek, age 68, passed away October 8, 2009.
She was born September 12, 1941, in Boone, North Carolina, to the late Vance and Margaret Hodges.
She met and married Raymond J. Formanek, and he was happily married to his "southern bell" for 32 years.
Anyone who saw them together said they were "joined at the hip", as they loved doing everything together, which included dancing together across many states, bowling, golfing and cooking.
Earlene will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her.
She was preceded in death by her father, Vance Hodges; mother, Margaret McLean; step-father, Jay McLean; brother, Bern Hodges.
Earlene is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Raymond J. Formanek; son, Robert T. Friedrich and wife, Allyson; daughter, Tina Hawthorne and husband, Darren; grandchildren, Leah, Derek, Victoria and Olivia; great-grandson, Dylan; sisters, Margie Reid and husband, Karl, Libby Goldsmith and husband, Jack and Effie Willett and husband, Wayne; aunt, Louise Lunsford; mother-in-law, Veronica Formanek; brother-in-law, John Formanek and numerous nieces and nephews.
A private inurnment will be held in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Lung Association, 8207 Callaghan Rd., Ste. 140, San Antonio, Texas 78230 or VITAS Hospice Charitable Fund, 5430 Fredericksburg Rd., Ste. 200, San Antonio, Texas 78229.
Born: September 12, 1941
Place of Birth: Boone, NC
Death: October 8, 2009
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