Teddy and Mary's Paint Store

Shared by Burke Horner on 1st January 2018

FFor years, when I was stuck on the Hollywood Freeway, going South toward my home in Orange County, I would pull off and visit Teddy and Mary in their paint store.  Since my wife, Susan, who was related to Teddy through her father, George, and I didn't get in to Hollywood, except for Greek Easter at Saint Sophia's, Teddy and Mary had trouble remembering my name,"Burke".

I would spend a half hour giving them hints, while I asked how their family was doing, and they would inquire about mine.  But, eventually I would give my name, we would laugh, and give fond fairwells for our next meeting with "what's his name", off the Hollywood Freeway.

They are missed, but happy in Heaven together!

Teddy and Mary's Paint Store

Shared by Burke Horner on 1st January 2018

FFor years, when I was stuck on the Hollywood Freeway, going South toward my home in Orange County, I would pull off and visit Teddy and Mary in their paint store.  Since my wife, Susan, who was related to Teddy through her father, George, and I didn't get in to Hollywood, except for Greek Easter at Saint Sophia's, Teddy and Mary had trouble remembering my name,"Burke".

I would spend a half hour giving them hints, while I asked how their family was doing, and they would inquire about mine.  But, eventually I would give my name, we would laugh, and give fond fairwells for our next meeting with "what's his name", off the Hollywood Freeway.

They are missed, but happy in Heaven together!

Always a smile and a laugh

Shared by Ralphael M on 7th June 2017

Mary was just hands down AMAZING!

No matter when I would see her over the years she seemed to be always smiling and laughing.  I will miss you Mary, though I know now that Ted and you are smiling and laughing together and we all will feel those good vibrations!!

Mother's Day

Shared by Ella Campos on 7th June 2017

Mary

Shared by Mónica Ley on 7th June 2017

On January 2, 2012, I was driving back home with my new car, and I saw Mary outside her home, so I stopped to say hello.  I showed her my new car and she immediately offered to bless it with her Greek tradition by throwing coins under the mat of the driver's seat and saying a blessing with magical words!  Then she told me it was her birthday, so I gave her a big hug and told her I would name my car in her honor.  Now Mary's spirit is always with me and I feel very blessed and protected by her.  Thank you, Mary!  I miss you and you will always live in my heart.  I am so grateful that you were friends with my grandma and that our familes are one big family!

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