Please consider wearing red to the service. It was Mary's favorite color.

Mary Sample

9 June, 194818 July, 2021
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Mary passed away peacefully at her home in Littleton on March 16, 2021 at the age of 72. She was surrounded by her family who supported her as she courageously battled breast cancer for the last nine months. Throughout her illness she maintained a positive attitude and enjoyed the time she was able to spend with her friends and family.

Survivors include her daughter, Beth Smith and her husband, Ben; her son, John and his wife, Marie; and three adoring grandchildren: Josh, Katie and Jordan. She was preceded in death by her husband, George.

Visitation will be 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 22 at Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary & Cemetery, 7777 W. 29th Ave in Wheat Ridge, CO. Her funeral service, officiated by Rev. William Brown, will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 23 at Holy Church, 1000 S. Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. Her final resting place will be beside her husband at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver. Memorial donations may be made to the church or the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org. Condolences may be offered at OlingerCrownHillMortuary.com


  • Beth Smith (Ben Smith), Daughter
  • John Sample (Marie Sample), Son
  • Josh Sample, Grandson
  • Katie Smith, Granddaughter
  • Jordan Smith, Grandson
  • George Sample, Husband (deceased)

  • James Smith, Pallbearer
  • Jeremy Gates, Pallbearer
  • Charlie Jones, Pallbearer
  • Johnathan Nagel, Pallbearer
  • Tim Starter, Pallbearer
  • Victor Romero, Pallbearer


5 August


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary

Ponderosa Room

7777 W. 29th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, Colorado

6 August

Funeral Service

10:00 am

Holy Church

Main Sanctuary

1000 S. Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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