In memory of

Mary Ellen Mirestes (Luyet)

Nov 27, 1948
Nov 5, 2023


Mary Ellen Mirestes (Luyet), 74, went home to be with the Lord and Savior on November 5, 2023, with her family by her side.

Mary was born November 27, 1948, In Memphis, Tennessee to Gus Mirestes and Betty Jones Warhurst. 

February 20, 1966, she was married to her Husband, Raymond Luyet for 57 years.

Mary was a food service worker and private chef for the priests at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and school. Mary loved sewing and knitting blankets for her many grandchildren as well as for children in need. She always thought of others before herself and was one of the most devout Christian women. She had the gift of bringing all her loved ones together.

Mary is survived by her husband, Raymond, her daughters, Angela, Michelle, Catrina, and Dawn; her 9 grandchildren; her 7 great grandchildren; her 7 sisters and 2 brothers; and many, many friends and family.

Service Information

The Memorial Service

 Monday November 27, 2023 at 11:00am

 Salem First Baptist Church 395 Marion St NE, Salem, OR 97301


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Messages of Sympathy

  1. Patti Woods says:

    Just heard, such a beautiful woman inside and out. She gave so much or herself to others in so many ways. I am so sorry for your loss.

  2. Hallie Garcia. says:

    She was a very special lady. I will remember her fondly. ❤️ Love you all prayers.

  3. Kathy and Doug Oylear says:

    My prayers for all of you , May God's peace flow over you , comfort you , and give you the courage to face the days ahead. With the loving memories of your wife and mom to hold in your heart forever. This is such a difficult time for all of us , the loss of our dear Mary wife , mom , sister , aunt , cousin , niece and friend. But we know she is with Jesus now and no longer suffering. She meant so much to so many. I'm thankful for her and the wonderful memories we all have of Mary she will be missed. One day though we shall meet , with no pain no suffering just love. And the greatest of these is love. How fortunate we were to have her. Our love for all of you, Kathy and Doug

  4. Pattie Toepfer says:

    Mary was always there for you no matter what she is loved ❤️ ♥️

  5. Gale Silbernagel says:

    Praying for comfort for you all.

  6. Missy Priest says:

    I'm so sorry. Mary was a wonderful lady who will be very missed.

  7. Dan and Debb says:

    Our dear Aunt Mary will never be forgotten. She impacted and loved each one of us so very much.

  8. Frank & Pam Shepard says:

    We are so blessed that you were apart of lives. We will cherish the memories, your sweet smile, and tremendous kindness to all that known you.
    God be with you until we meet again.

  9. Miles Johnson says:

    Thank you for trusting Johnson Funeral Home with her arrangements.

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