is with great sadness that her family announces that Mary Nina
Tuminello Fischer went to be with the Lord on April 23, 2018.
Strong, brave, courageous, and unyielding in her battle with
cancer, she was an inspiration to all who knew her.
Mary Nina, the beloved daughter of Sherry Grant Tuminello
and the late Sam Tuminello, Jr., was born January 22, 1968, in
New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated from Stuttgart High School
in 1986, and attended the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
She received a degree in Organizational Management from
John Brown University
She was a devout member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in
served in numerous leadership roles and ministries. She was also
a member of the Chemosabes, a cancer support group.
Mary Nina will be lovingly remembered by her husband Greg
and their children Stephanie Prislovsky (Sam), Derek Fischer,
Joseph Parker (Melissa), and Nathan Parker; mother Sherry
Tuminello; brothers Grant Tuminello (Kim) and Trey Tuminello
(Amy), sister Jennifer Fraker; and grandchildren Lily, Jay,
Boone, Henlie, and Emerson.
She also leaves her in-laws, Syble and Gregory Fischer,
sister-in-law Ralynn Castete, and a special aunt, Pat Howey, and
her children Cynthia and James. Her nieces and nephew Ty, Paige,
and Lauren and grandnieces Ava Grace and Lana Kate will miss her
hugs, kisses, and loving smiles. Others left with special
memories are cousins Mary Patricia and JC Tune and special
friend Jessie Bounds, mother of Henlie Fischer.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Holy
Rosary Catholic Church, the Phillips Community College of the
University of Arkansas Stuttgart Campus Foundation scholarship
fund, or the Association for Creatine Deficiencies
or 6965 El Camino Real #105-598, Carlsbad, CA 92009.
be Friday from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in Holy Rosary Parish Center
followed by Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
The funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10:00
a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Stuttgart. Burial will be
Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery by Turpin Funeral Home of