Mary’s a Jersey girl. She attended St. Peter’s College, went on to become a Dental Assistant and later a Legal Secretary. She took that experience to CA, met and married Joe and went to work for a LA law firm. While Joe was transferring and moving around in his job, Mary would take jobs with Raytheon and Litton Industries. They moved to WA where Mary worked for Battelle R&D Labs, Hanford site. When they moved back to CA, Mary worked for ICF Kaiser Engineers where they worked on a project building a nuclear repository site at Idaho National Labs (it was not completed due to the end of the cold war). She is now retired and volunteers as Secretary for CGNP, and also other charitable organizations.