Mary Virginia Lowe, 96, passed away on Dec. 17, 2013, at Corona, Calif. Mary was born Feb. 19, 1917, in Seattle, Wash. She is preceded in death by her husband, SGM James R. Lowe, USA (Ret). Mary is survived by a daughter, Virginia Little, and her husband, Marshall, of Corona, Calif.; two sons: James D. Lowe and his wife, Joy, of Roswell, and John M. Lowe, of Albuquerque; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Mary graduated from nursing school in 1942 and then enlisted in the Army nursing corps in 1943. She shipped out to European Theater in 1943. She married her husband, Jim, in Leominister, England, before her return to the United States in 1945. Mary continued to work in her chosen field of nursing while raising her three children. There will be a memorial at Assumption Catholic Church at the end of January.