Mary Catherine Alberigo Fiske, daughter of Mary Richard Wilson and Salvatore Alberigo was born on June 30, 1950 in Warwick, Rhode Island and moved to Southern California as a young child. She departed this life on June 27, 2009 in Newport Beach after a six-year courageous journey.
Before the journey began, Mary had completed Interior Design School and was an extremely talented self-employed interior designer. Mary loved music and art and had a life long passion for helping people. She was a long time, passionate friend of Bill W.
Mary aka Tootsie was a 1968 graduate of Venice High School, was an avid surfer, and competed in Tandem Acrobatic Surfing at Venice Beach in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s.
Preceding her in death is her loving husband, Gordon Lee Fiske, Mother Mary Richard Wilson, Father Salvatore Alberigo, Sr. and her beloved Brother Salvatore Alberigo, Jr.
Mary is survived by her Sister Jennie Plantz; Brother Gaetano Alberigo; Foster Sister Ann Hart; Niece and loving Conservator/Care-Giver Tamara McCarthy; Niece Deborah Long; Niece Robin Caivano; Nephew Gary Erwin; Niece Lisa Bermudez; Nephew Louis Alberigo; several Grand Nieces and Nephews and Great Grand Nieces and Nephews and a host of other family members and friends who were blessed to know her.
FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS ARE PRIVATE