Mary Catherine Hobin

August 10, 1929October 4, 2020

Mary Catherine Maurer Hobin, age 91 joined her beloved husband, William Frank Hobin Sr., in heaven on October 4, 2020. Interment was in Calvary Hill Cemetery in Dallas. She was born in Greensboro, N.C. on August 10, 1929 to Aurthur and Esther Maurer. As a graduate of St. Joseph Academy, Mary was a professional in the women's workforce at various businesses in Downtown Dallas. Mary met her best friend, Bill at a Catholic Singles Dance in Pleasant Grove. They were married at St. Joseph's Church in 1950 and moved to Dallas. She was a long time fixture of the Dallas Catholic School systems including food service manager of Bishop Lynch and St. Pius X, as well as a member of St. Pius X Rosary Makers guild, and den mother to her children's classrooms. Nearing her 50th birthday, Mary Catherine heard the Medical Calling and became a nurse after graduating from the LVN Program at El Centro, Downtown Dallas. Following her Pinning, she worked for many years at Dr’s Hospital (now City Hospital), at White Rock. Her courage has inspired many family members to follow in her medical footsteps. As a busy mother of six, Mary enjoyed fulfilling careers, hobbies, as well as a second residence in Wills Point in Willow Lake Estate.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents, her brother Authur Jr. (Sonny), and sisters Sister Mariam Maurer (CDP), Sarah. Survivors include her sister, Sister Imelda Maurer (CDP), Billy and Verna Lee (Hobin)Young, and children; Frank, Cynthia, Margaret, Judy, Jimmy and David., along with10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews from Canada, Alaska, Montanna, Washington, Kansas, and throughout Texas.

A Rosary for Mary Catherine will be prayed on Wednesday, October 7 at 7pm at Sparkman-Crane Funeral Home (10501 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas). A Graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 8 at 1:00pm at Calvary hill Cemetery. (3235 Lombardy Ln, Dallas Texas). A Funeral Procession for Mary Catherine will be leaving Sparkman-Crane Funeral Home that day around 12:30, for those who would like to join.

The family of Mary Catherine Hobin asks that in lieu of flowers, you would consider a donation in Mary Catherine's name to your favorite charity. They would also like to make note that instead of bringing food to the family's home or to the service for the family, you would donate it to the North Texas Food Bank, or any other local food bank.


  • Rosary

    Wednesday, October 7, 2020


  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, October 8, 2020



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Matt Hobin

October 7, 2020

Here is a quick message of love and support for all my family in our time of loss. Mary is 'Grandma' in my world, but all the generations of our clan are connected through her as a the amazing woman that we know as our matriarch, our anchor. We are together in our love and remembrance, and will continue with her a part of each of us forever.


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