Mary Teresa Gabrielson passed away at her home on July 20, 2022 at the age of 78.
Mary was born on August 28, 1943 to Nick and Ruth Gabrielson of Corcoran, California and is predeceased by her brother John Gabrielson and sister Ruth Fuller both from Corcoran.
Mary attended Corcoran Union High School, Class of 1961, where she was valedictorian as well as the Col. J.G. Boswell Scholarship recipient. She attended St. Louis University, where she graduated with honors in 1965.
Mary worked for Sacramento County Department of Human Services in multiple departments throughout the years. She retired in 2004 after 37 years of service.
Mary loved and was very proficient in photography. She earned a position as a TA at Cosumnes River Jr. College where she took photography classes.
Mary was involved in scouting, Girl Scouts with her daughter, and Boy Scouts with her son and she could sew, knit, and crochet anything. She loved being a grandma and was the very best at it.
Mary loved her family, friends and work.
Survivors include her children, Gabrielle P. Osteen-Tobin of El Dorado Hill, CA, David C. Osteen of Sacramento, CA; her grandson, Joseph L. Tobin of El Dorado Hills.
Mary will be terribly missed by her all who knew and loved her.
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