Mary Sophia Parkhouse passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at North Bay Medical Center in Fairfield.
She was born Oct. 11, 1920, and spent her early years on a farm in the Rochester, N.Y., area with her mother and father, Mary and Joseph Scrooby, emigrants from Poland/Germany, five brothers and one sister. In 1939, she married Wilfred C. Parkhouse and in 1949, she, her husband and son moved to North Hollywood, Calif.
Mary moved to Suisun City in 1980 and remained independent and active until her health became fragile within the past two years, when she moved in with her son and his wife. She enjoyed crafts, bingo at the senior center, cooking and travel. She stopped driving at age 89.
Mary is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Iris; granddaughter, Melissa; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Jason and Joanne; and great-grandsons, Bradley and Matthew. She also is survived by stepgrandchildren Fred Glotz, Bill Glotz and Phyllis Schoonvel and many nieces and nephews.
Mary’s husband, parents, all siblings, and stepdaughter and son-in-law, Mae Parkhouse Glotz and Erich Glotz, preceded her in death.
Arrangements are under the care of Fairfield Funeral Home. No services will be held. The family plans a celebration of life in a few weeks. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the SPCA.