Born: July 31, 1924

Died: May 27, 2005

Married: Edwin Peter Fobare

Children: Patricia Fobare Erickson

Mary Louise Sangiovanni Fobare was a nurse for many years at the Saranac Lake General Hospital. Mary was born in Tupper Lake to Angelo and Margaritte (Espinausse) Sangiovanni.  Angelo was from Genoa Italy and Margaritte was from Belgium. They both travelled thru Ellis Island to enter the United States. Mary's brothers and sisters were: Pasqualle , James , Dominique , Josephine, Dorothy, and Salvatore.   She went to nursing school in Ogdensburg, and completed her nursing rotations in New York City. She then moved to Saranac Lake and married her high school sweetheart, Edwin Peter Fobare. (birth certificate =Peter Edwin Fobare). Mary and Edwin adopted a baby in the fall of 1957 and named her Patricia Ann Fobare (now  married and known as Patricia Fobare Erickson). Mary lived for her family and was a dedicated wife and mother. Her first nursing job was at the State Hospital in Tupper Lake. She continued working in Saranac Lake at the General Hospital (that older hospital building is now North Country Community College). and did so until she retired. She was known as a kind and meticulous nurse with excellent skills.  In her elderly years, after Edwin died,  she became ill with Alzheimer's and lived her final days with Pat, Jon and her grandchildren Louis and Jon in Saratoga Springs, NY. 

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