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Mary Francis Dalzell

November 1, 1940 — September 13, 2021

On September 13, 2021, Mary Francis Dalzell, loving wife and mother of eight children passed away at age 80. Mary was born November 1, 1940 in Eastaboga, Alabama. She was married to Robert Dalzell for 51 years, together raising eight children.

Mary ran a successful seafood brokerage and gift shop. She was a member of the Garden Club and 12:30 Club.  She touched many lives in South Texas and was well respected throughout the community.

Left to treasure her memory are her husband, Robert Dalzell; her children, Bob, Mike, Mary, Kelly, Louis, Greg, and Paula; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and her pet, Flo.

Her son, Frank, preceded her in death.

The Dalzell family wishes to thank Bee First Hospice and the Windsor Atrium for their compassionate care.

A memorial service will take place Monday, September 20, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home. ( Click the link below to view the memorial service via live-stream.)

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mary’s honor may be made to the Humane Society of Harlingen, 1106 Markowsky Ave., Harlingen, Texas 78550 (

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary Francis Dalzell, please visit our flower store.

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Monday, September 20, 2021

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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