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Mary Catherine "Mamaw" Parris Steppe

August 28, 1929 - December 8, 2017

Mary Catherine Parris Steppe – born Aug 28th 1929 Hendersonville N.C. – She Resided in Virginia Beach until she went to be with her lord Dec. 8th 2017.  Left to cherish her memory are her daughter Carol Griffith & husband Bill. Her grandsons Grant and his wife Kris; Mark; and Matt; & her great & great great grandchildren who lovingly called her Mamaw.

ATTENTION-REVISED DATE-A celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, Jan 14th 2018 at Altmeyer Funeral Home (5792 Greenwich Rd. Virginia Beach VA 23462) at 1pm with Father Jim Parkes officiating. She will be laid to rest with her daughters Debra & Anita at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk at a later date. The family would like to thank all of the staff at the Sentara Nursing Center at Sentara Way, Virginia Beach, staff at Freda H. Gordon Hospice & Pallative Care, and Altmeyer Funeral Home Southside Chapel. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting

Donations may be made in her memory to Hope for Life Rescue Inc. (

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Sunday, January 14, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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