MADISON-Mary M. (Puccio) Otis, age 72, passed away on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at Meriter Park Hospital in Madison. She was born on Sept. 27, 1940, in Madison, the daughter of Charles and Margaret (Balko) Puccio. Mary was a graduate of Central High School. Following high school, she was united in marriage to James Otis on July 11, 1958. Mary was a loving wife, and an incredibly caring mother. She worked very hard to make any occasion a wonderful memory. Mary was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles and camping. She loved the Packers and faithfully read her bible every morning.

Mary is survived by her husband of 54 years, James; daughter, Tracy Otis; son, Steven Otis; grandchildren, Erika (Mykel Montague) Otis, Ryan (Trista) Steele, Adam Steele; great-granddaughter, Rayne and another on the way; brother, Joseph Puccio; sister, Kathy (Jim) Peterson; and many loving family and friends. Mary was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Jack and Paul Puccio.Gunderson_Funeral

In keeping with Mary’s wishes, a private service will be held. Burial will be at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mary’s name to the American Lung Association.