Marliese E. Mooney, 89, born June 25, 1929, in Germany, died October 29, 2018. after a short,,difficult battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Katharina Vondracek and her daughter ,Evelyn Parker. She is survived by her son, Dr. Charles Mooney and wife Sara of Sherman, TX, daughters Vivian Sidote and husband John of Welch, WV, and daughter Barbara Coburn and husband Chuck of Peterstown, WV. She is also survived by her grandchildren Neil (Julie) Parker, Tracey (Brad) Sherrod, Jon (Peggy) Coburn, Heather (Charles) Toney, Brandon (Brigid) Mooney, Andrew and Meredith Mooney, and 10 great grandchildren, her brothers Dr. Fred (Kathy) Vondracek of State College, PA, Hans (Barbel) Vondracek and Earnst Vondracek of Germany, and a sister, Magdalene (Heinz) Siebert of Germany.
Marliese was an international hospital operations consultant. Her career spanned nearly five decades of service as a nurse, teacher, a hospital Executive Director and Regional Manager for Humana, Vice President at American Medical International , and senior operations officer for EPIC Healthcare Group. While living in Fort Myers, she had been a volunteer on the Lee Memorial Health Systems Board of Directors until just before her illness and death.
A mass to celebrate Marliese’s life will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 10:00 am followed by burial of her ashes in the Memorial Garden adjacent to St. Cecilia Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Concord University, Athens, WV., or Hope Hospice of Fort Myers, Fl. where she received such loving care.