Mary Mastagni, longtime Paso Roblan and Queen of the 85th Pioneer Day, passed away on May 3, 2019, at the age of 95. Born in Maricopa, Calif., Mary moved to Paso Robles when she was 8 years old. She attended school at the Philips School in Whitley Gardens from the 3rd to the 6th grade; Paso Robles grammar school from the 6th to 8th grade and graduated from Paso Robles High School in 1941. She was a member of the Paso Robles Quota Club and an active member of the downtown Paso Robles Business community. She and her husband, Armand (Babe) Mastagni were the owners of The Style Center from 1962-1987, a women's dress shop located in the Clocktower building in downtown Paso Robles. She was also an active member of the Paso Robles Historical Society.
Her parents were Charles and Lisle Drake. The Drake family consisted of six children: Alice, Beth, Robert, Mary, Charles and John Drake. Surviving are Mary's three children: Mark Mastagni, Karen (Tony) Horzen and Sandra (Pat) Keller, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Mary was residing at Kindred Care in Lewiston, Idaho.
The family will be holding a private service at a later date.