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Mary J. Frabbiele

1944 - 2017 Obituary Condolences Gallery
Mary J. Frabbiele Obituary
Mary Joy (Brock) Frabbiele went home to her Heavenly Father on Thursday October 5, surrounded by family and love.

Mary, one of 5 children was born on September 21, 1944 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Claude and Hilda Brock and so cherished her family.

Mary suffered a severe stroke in 2015 and never fully recovered. Although her quality of life was affected, Mary’s optimistic, can do attitude never wavered.

Mary loved so much, and was most proud of her grandchildren. She was a Las Vegas Pioneer leading the way and inspiring many women to obtain management positions in the gaming industry. She held upper management positions in Las Vegas and Atlantic City where she was a instrumental in authoring regulations with the Division of Gaming Enforcement. Mary was a key element in the development and opening of Crocs Casino in Costa Rica where she touched many lives and was never too busy to stop and listen to a friend in need.

Mary was super proud of her black belt in martial arts and her ability to strike a golf ball. Her smile and personality was a beacon to any person she encountered.

Mary was proceeded in death by her parents Claude and Hilda Brock and her brother C. J. Brock. She is survived by her 4 children, Melissa (Remi), Mark, Bret, and Brian; grandchildren Anthony (Shannon), Brock (Kate) Colin and Courtney (Chase), her great grandchildren Stevie Rose, Caden and Cohen and a baby on the way in December; and her sisters Elaine (Jerry) Brenda (Frank), and Rose (Ken). A celebration of Mary’s life will be held at Central Church, 1001 New Beginnings Dr. Henderson, NV. on Friday October 13, at 11:00 a m
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