Mary Ann M. Taboga, 73, Philadelphia National Bank secretary, OMPH member, antique collector

By on August 17, 2016

Mary Ann M. Taboga, 73, of Denver, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, at Denver Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born in Philadelphia, to the late John and Anna (Ryan) Berry; and was the wife of Michael A. Taboga, with whom she loved and shared 38 years of marriage.

She was a member of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ephrata. Mary Ann was a secretary for Philadelphia National Bank. She graduated from Little Flower High School in Philadelphia. Mary Ann enjoyed collecting antiques, especially Peanuts cartoon collectibles; as well as patio gardening, and caring for her Labrador retriever, Jewel.

In addition to her husband, Mary Ann is survived by two brothers: David Berry of Hatboro; John, husband of Doris Berry, of Warminster; two nieces: Christine, wife of Eric Benson, of Doylestown; Karen Pagliaro of Telford; and a grandniece and grandnephew: Brooke and Jack Benson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an aunt: Sister Claire Eleanor SSJ.

Services were held Aug. 16 at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ephrata. Final commendation and farewell took place in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Philadelphia.

Memorial contributions in Mary Ann’s memory may be made to American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603; or Water Street Rescue Mission, 210 S. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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