Mary worked predominately in banking, starting as a teller and eventually retiring as an Assistant Vice President of Mortgage Loan Servicing. In 1993 Mary was part of the start-up team that formed Midwest Loan Services, Inc., a mortgage sub-servicing company, and worked there until moving to Florida in 1997. In 2000, Mary was contacted by her former employer and asked to work from home doing mortgage servicing, which she did for another 3 years, then served as her church secretary for three years. She is now fully retired and volunteers wherever her church needs assistance.
Mary lives in Ocala, Fl with her husband of 50 years, John Carrel, Jr. and they have one son, Jack.