Mary Louise Siegenthal Bautisita, 81, of Mooresville, N.C., died Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at Autumn Care of Statesville.

She was born in Flushing, N.Y., on November 27, 1942, to the late Walter Siegenthal and Elsie Schroeder Siegenthal. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward Bautista.

Mary was a homemaker and loved her family more than anything. She was a beloved grandmother. She enjoyed puzzles and was an animal lover.

Those left to cherish her memory include two sons, Chris Perri of Statesville and Michael Perri (Linda) of Long Island, N.Y.; a brother, Walter Siegenthal (Ellen); and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

There will be no formal services held.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Home, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to Boys Town, PO Box 8000, Boys Town, NE 68010.

Nicholson Funeral Home is honored to serve the Bautista family.