Mary B. Pivonka

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Monday afternoon, God sent His Angels down to bring Mary home to be with Him. A native of Omaha, NE, and a 54 year resident of Baton Rouge, she passed away peacefully at the age of 98. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years Frank J. Pivonka; son, Gerald Pivonka; parents, John and Anna Bona; and four siblings. She is survived by her children; Mary Ann Smart (Ron) of Sacramento, CA, and Patricia Graham (Rick) of Baton Rouge; Grandchildren, Michael McCarthy (Kristen), Christa McCarthy, Brian McCarthy (Tonja) of Sacramento, CA and Matthew Graham, Danielle Claudet (Christopher), and Ryan Graham of Baton Rouge, six great-grandchildren; and brother Rev. Joseph F. Bona, SJ of Denver, CO. Visitation will be on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at St Jude Catholic Church (9150 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge) from 9:30 AM until Rosary at 11:00 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 AM officiated by Rev. David Allen. Burial will follow at Port Hudson National Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made in Mary's name to the Seminary Scholarship Fund (Tomorrow's Priest Fund), P.O. Box 2028, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-2028. Sign the condolence book at www.rabenhorst. com.
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Rabenhorst Funeral Homes Downtown
825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 383-6831
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Published in from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2014