Mary Krieger

Obituary of Mary Krieger

Mary Krieger, longtime resident of Carmel, Ca., died peacefully of natural causes Sunday, January 5, 2020 in her home attended by her son John. She was 93 years old.Born in Bizerte, Tunisia, the eldest of five children, and the only girl. After finishing her secondary education in Ferryville, Tunisia, she worked in several movie theaters where she met her future husband. They had three children, and in 1955 the family immigrated to the US.Mary was a saleswoman “par excellence”, beginning in the early 60’s and ending in the late 90’s in Carmel. Specializing in fine jewelry and clothing sales, she was known for her gentle persuasiveness and expert advice. She greeted all customers with her charming French accent, always using the exclamation “voila!” when making a point.She was an incredible cook, loved having lots of fresh flowers in her home, and kept her home beautifully decorated. She was the quintessential hostess; her smile and laughter lit up a room. She was the definition of “chic”, always beautifully dressed and perfectly coiffed.She leaves three children: John Ozanne of Carmel CA, Patrick Ozanne of St. Simons Island, GA, and Martine Addison of Denver, CO: Four grandchildren: Dean Ozanne, Elizabeth Hargis, Mariel Addison, and Steven Addison. She is also survived by three brothers: Philippe Martorana of Toulon, France, Emmanuel Martorana of Sidney, Australia, and Marcel Martorana of Quebec, Canada.

 Services will be held at Mission Mortuary 450 Camino El Estero, Monterey CA 93940. Visitation starting at 11:00am and Service starting at 12:00pm with burial to follow at San Carlos Cemetery. 

 

 

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