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Mary (Paonessa) Pelsoni, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Home in Lewiston, NY. Born on January 8, 1926, Mary was the daughter of Peter and Sarah (Sirianni) of Niagara Falls, NY.
Mary graduated from Niagara Falls High School. She was employed for several years, formally Deluxe Restaurant, and then retired from Sears Roebuck and also enjoyed volunteering at Memorial Hospital.
Beloved wife of 59 years to the late Peter Pelsoni. Survived by her daughter, Linda (Joseph) Rocco; grandchildren, Damian (Anna) Rocco, Danielle (Jason) D'Arcangelo and Dana Rocco; great-grandchildren, Kyle Joseph, Andrew Thomas and Natalie Paige D'Arcangelo; brothers, Peter (Patty) Paonessa, Russell (Carla) Paonessa of Arizona, and preceded by Joseph Paonessa, and several nieces and nephews.
Mary had unconditionally love for her family. She was so proud of the grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and loved by many good neighbors and close friends. To all the precious nurses, aides and dietary staff at Our Lady of Peace on the second floor west, she called you all "Angels". She will be missed.
Mary was an organ donor to the University of Buffalo Medical School. There will be no prior visitation. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Published on October 20, 2017
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