Loretta was born to Ray and Juanita Smock on June 13, 1952, in Martinez, California. She graduated from Pacifica High School in Pittsburg, California in June of 1970. She married Dave M. Mason on July 13, 1970. She spent many wonderful years in California raising the family and being with her friends. She went to nursing school and worked taking care of the elderly for many years.
She moved to Glenns Ferry in 1994, and worked at Carmela Vineyards. She then moved to Ione, Washington with Dave in 2000. She met many wonderful people that she called her adopted family. She loved them all very much! She returned to Idaho in 2008 where she spent the last years of her life.
Loretta is survived by her husband of 39 years, Dave and her children: Connie Martell (Mark), Rhonda Garrett (Steven), and Dave B. Mason (Cynthia), her sisters: Jennifer Sciola (Joe), Amy Rossi (John), and Carey Scott(Scotty), and 9 loving grandchildren: Steven Garrett, Aspen Martell, Noel Garrett, Kendall Martell, Destiny Mason, Michael Garrett, Payton Martell, Austin Mason and Corbin Mason. She was preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Juanita Smock.
Our family wishes to thank all the beautiful people who took care of Loretta at St. Luke's Hospital in Twin Falls, the MSTI Center with special thanks to Dr. Symington and her nurse Peggy, Dr. Smith and Dr. Miranda. Very special thanks to Bodie and Renee Ponton and Mark and Connie Martell.