Mary Suzanne Ramirez, 72, of Hemet, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 27, 2011.

Mary lived in Idyllwild for many years before moving to Hemet. She was a broker-associate for Idyllwild Realty while living on the Hill.

She was a member of the Hemet First Baptist Church and was involved in the Fellowship class. Mary was also a Shrinette at the local Shriners Club in Hemet. She is described by her family and friends as having been a giving, generous, gentle and vibrant person.

She is survived by her mother, Shirley Malone, of Nova Scotia; daughter Lauren Hood of Mission Viejo, Calif.; and granddaughter Crystal Hood, also of Mission Viejo.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the First Baptist Church, 26089 Girard Street, Hemet.

Donations are requested to either the City of Hope or the Multiple Myeloma Foundation.