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Mary A. RussoJanuary 26, 1929 ~ August 1, 2017 (age 88)
Mary A. Russo, 88, of Niles died at 11:30AM Tuesday August 1, 2017 at her residence.
She was born January 26, 1929 in Niles the daughter of John and Angeline Cione Infante.
Mary was a 1946 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, employed as a cook at The Mount Carmel School cafeteria for several years, a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles and church festival volunteer making cheese puffs and pizza. She was also a member of Bagnoli Iripino Club, Catholic Women’s Guild, Immaculate Conception Society, enjoyed cooking and baking.
Her husband Anthony L. Russo whom she married October 25, 1947 died February 28, 2008.
She will be sadly missed by a son Anthony R. Russo and his wife Maureen of Howland, three daughters, Dana Sidor and her husband Joe of Kent, Ohio, Mary Ann Pierce and her husband Gary of Bainbridge, Ohio, and Patti Reamer and her husband Robert of Ann Arbor, Michigan, a brother Theodore Infante of Niles, a sister Josephine Nicastro of Niles, eleven grandchildren, Adrienne Fellenger, Scott Fellenger and his wife Monica, Sarah Pierce, Adam Pierce, Courtney LaHurd and her husband Chris, Cara Russo Gatta, Anthony Russo, Sam Reamer, Chris Pierce, Greg Pierce, and Erika Davis, and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, John A. Infante Jr., and Michael Infante, and a great-granddaughter Miranda Pierce.
Friends may call Friday, August 4, from 5 to 7PM at The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles where The Mount Carmel Bereavement Ministry and The Blessed Mother Society will conduct prayers at 6:30PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10AM Saturday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles preceded by a 9:30AM prayer service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Mary’s caregiver, Anne Wike, for her wonderful care and compassion.
Material contributions can be made to The Adorers of The Blood of Christ, C/O Sr. Leona Hunter, A.S.C., 3954 Columbia Ave, Columbia, Pennsylvania 17512.
Arrangements are being handled by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.