Mary Jesus
Mary Jesus
Mary Jesus
Mary Jesus
Mary Jesus
Mary Jesus

Obituary of Mary Duenas Jesus

Mary D. Jesus passed away December 18, 2022, at Tacoma General Hospital in Tacoma, Washington.  She was born December 6, 1955, to +Jose Perez and +Jesusa Quintanilla Duenas in Tamuning, Guam.  She was born and raised in Hagat, Guam and later moved to Olympia and then Centralia, Washington.

She married Vicente Quitugua Jesus on December 31, 1970, in Hagat and spent 52 loving years together.  She worked as a store manager in Navy Exchange, Guam and Store Leader at Walgreens Lacey, WA. 

Mary had a heart of gold, and always shared her love and said prayers for her family and everyone she encountered.  She was the family comedian, and a savior and protector to all in her family. She lit up any room with her presence and there was never a dull moment. She embraced life and made every moment count. She touch the lives of many and will be dearly missed. She was a proactive member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centralia,WA. 

She is survived by her

HUSBAND: Vicente Quituga Jesus;

SON: Vincent Jr. and Frances Jesus and their children, Vincent Scott Angoco (Vi’ani), Isaac and Janelle Jesus, Ethan Jesus, Michael Jesus, Aiden Jesus, Carrie Jesus and Ryan Jesus;

SON: Jason John and Sean A. Heffley Jesus;

SON: Joshua Jude Jesus;

DAUGTHER: Juliana Marie Jesus and John P. Blas III, and their children, Jonathan Vincent Jesus Blas, Na'lani Justine Jesus Blas and +Johana P.C. Blas;

DAUGTHER: Jessica Merlinda Jesus and Benny Salas Jr,  and their children Benicia Jesus Salas and Eric Nevarez (Niko), Jennicia Lynn Salas, Benny Isaiah Salas;

DAUGTHER: Patty and Lamar Myles, and their children, Allan and Yajaira Jesus, Amara Riana Jesus Myles, Ciana Patrice Myles;

DAUGTHER: Carmel Leonica Mae Jesus and David Rogers, and their children, Jaevince Gabriel Jose Jesus, Ben Rogers, and Hayden Rogers;

Total of 19 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;

BROTHERS:+Jesus Q. and Delfina Babuta, Eloy Q. and Mary Barauta, +Jose Q. Babauta and +Anna Castro, Antonio Q. and Joy Duenas, +Joesph Q. and +Marie Duenas, Jessie Q. and Agie Duenas, Felix and Linda Duenas, Victor and Pat Duenas, +Richard Q. and Evangeline O. Duenas, +Andrew Q. and Anette Duenas, Raymond Q. Duenas, +Fred Q. Duenas, +Frankie Q. Duenas, +Herman Q. Duenas, +Harold Q. Duenas;

BROTHERS-IN-LAW: Frankie Q. Jesus (Ruthann Jesus), +Joseph Q. Jesus;

SISTERS: Leonilla and +John Quidachay, +Irene and +Tommy Areco, Mae and John Fernandez, +Monica and David Dines, Rosita and +Lloyd Osborn, +Florence D. and Charlie Rosalin, Susan Q. Duenas, +Caridad Duenas;

SISTER-IN-LAW: Carmen Jesus Tenorio and Felix Babauta

numerous godchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was predeceased by her

MOTHER: +Rita Quintanilla Babauta Terlaje;

PARENTS: +Jose Perez and +Jesusa Quintanilla Duenas;

PARENTS-IN-LAW:+Francisco E. and +Ana Arceo Quitugua Jesus;

BROTHERS, SISTERS, SPOUSES AND IN-LAWS:+Jesus Q. Babauta, +Jose Q. Babauta, +Joesph Q. and +Marie Duenas, +Richard Q. Duenas, +Fred Q. Duenas, +Frankie Q. Duenas, +Herman Q. Duenas, +Harold Q. Duenas, +Andrew Q. Duenas, +Monica B. Dines, +Florence D. Rosalin, +Caridad Q. Duenas, +Lloyd Osborn, +Joseph Q. Jesus, +Antonio Tenorio;


Services will be held Tuesday, December 27, 2022, 9:00 a.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 N Washington Street, Centralia,WA 98531.

A viewing will follow at 9:00 a.m. at South Sound Manor, 455 North St. SE, Tumwater, WA 98501.

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