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SALEM, MA - Mary Vallone, 97, of Salem, Mass., died Saturday at the NSMC-Salem Hospital after a short illness.
She was born in Boston, Mass., on September 24, 1920, the daughter of the late Luzio and Concetta (Santangelo) Di Mauro and had resided in East Boston most of her life before moving to Salem 23 years ago. Mary was a graduate of East Boston High School in 1938 and had been a stitcher at Reliable Sportswear of Roxbury for over 40 years retiring in 1984 She enjoyed going dancing and making her favorite recipes for her family. She had been an avid reader and enjoyed reading two books a week.
She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Paul DiStefano of Peabody, Angelo and his wife, Christine DiStefano of Lynn, Gerard DiStefano of New Hampshire; her great-nieces and nephews, Angelo and his wife, Jen DiStefano of Danvers, April and her husband, Christopher Hanlon of Lynn; three great-great-niece and nephews, Vera Di Stefano, Hunter and Harrison Hanlon; a very special care giver to her in many ways during these past years, Ana Mesa; and many loving cousins and friends. She was the sister of the late Salvatore Di Mauro, Sonny Sbriglio, Carmela Nevola and Pauline Di Stefano.
A Visitation will be held on Friday, January 19, from 10 a.m. until 12 Noon at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral home at the 82 Lynn St., Peabody facility, followed by Services there at 12 Noon. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Expressions of sympathy may be made to St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, in her memory. For guestbook and directions, visit www.ccbfuneral.com.
Published on January 16, 2018
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