Christine S. Marano born in Sherrilford, NC on Dec.26, 1916, passed away Aug. 1, 2012 in Tacoma, WA. Survivors include husband of 66 years John Marano; daughters Janey (Ray) Mulas, Betty (Richard) Wagner, JoAnn Sanchez; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Private family gathering will be held at a later date. Family has asked that memorial contributions be made to your favorite charity. Arrangements by Tuell-McKee Funeral Home 253-272-1414. Please sign on-line guest book at www.tuellmckee.com.