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A Million Little Pieces Of My Mind

Mary A. Steinberg Cilwa (1948-2014)

By: Paul S. Cilwa Viewed: 3/4/2024
Occurred: 9/27/1948
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Topics: #MaryAnnSteinberg #MaryAnnCilwa
All about my first spouse, Mary Ann Steinberg Cilwa.
Mary Ann Steinberg Cilwa

My ex-wife and first spouse, Mary Ann Steinberg Cilwa, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on September 27, 1948, and died November 23, 2014.

In this section of my site you'll find stories about her, with photographs and obituary.

Mary was a very active member of my family; so you'll also find lots of photos and anecdotes about her scattered through the other sections of this website, as well.

Mary's Astrological Chart

By: Paul S. Cilwa Page Views: 2760
Topics: #Astrology
Mary's stars!

You are known for being open, frank, outgoing and honest. At times, though, you are also blunt and quite indiscreet. Others have to learn not to take everything you say personally, because you usually do not mean any harm. You appreciate living your life in a straightforward and simple manner — you dislike social niceties and consider them to be hindrances to real communication. You have lots and lots of energy and tend to become quite restless if you feel confined. You demand the freedom to do as you choose — you must be self- directed or you feel trapped and anxious. With your abundant energy, you enjoy being outdoors, and you should be attracted to physical exercise or to those forms of sport which can help you burn off some of that excess energy. Very gregarious, you love to socialize — your innate enthusiasm livens up any gathering.

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By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 11/3/2014
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Topics: #Cancer #Hospice
I describe some health issues being undergone by a dear friend.

I've written earlier about Mary's first romp with chemo, and how she had better results with hydrogen peroxide therapy than with chemo. Unfortunately, the story doesn't end there.

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Mary A. Steinberg Cilwa, Obituary

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 11/23/2014

Milestone: #Death
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Topics: #MaryAnnSteinbergCilwa
I say goodbye to my oldest friend.

Mary Ann Steinberg Cilwa, my ex-wife and oldest friend, passed away this morning around 5 AM, after a lengthy bout with cancer. Her death was peaceful; she was surrounded by her children and family, as she had wanted. She is survived by her children, Dorothy Elizabeth Kinder, Karen Hope Cilwa, Jennifer Ann Rizzo, and John David Cilwa; her grandchildren, Zachary and Gianna Rizzo, Cailey Kinder, and Maximos Cilwa Johnsson; myself, her ex-husband, and countless friends and others who were touched by her kindness and sweet humor.

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By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 9/27/2015
Posted: 10/9/2015
Page Views: 3150
Topics: #Metaphysics #MaryAnnSteinbergCilwa
All about the tricks my late ex-wife has been playing lately.

Keith and I moved into our current abode in December, shortly after my ex-wife, Mary, had passed away from cancer. I had been her caregiver and roommate; after her death I inherited what furniture she had, including a bed and matching bedstands.

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