Mary J.'s Story
Mary J. (DeLabio) Mansu, 91 of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on March 14, 2017 at Northgate Health Care Facility. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Josephine (Fabiano) DeLabio.
Mary was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls and attended local schools. On October 3, 1946, she married Charles A. Mansu in Niagara Falls. Mr. Mansu predeceased her on December 3, 2013. Mary worked as a sales clerk at various department stores in the area. She was one of the original members of Niagara Community Church and actively involved with the youth groups. She later attended Niagara Falls First Assembly of God Church and was a member of their Senior Sparks Group. Mary had a love for artwork, particularly drawings and baking. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Mrs. Mansu is survived by her three children, Rev. Charles A. (Maryann) Mansu of Australia, Deborah (Charles) Gugino of Niagara Falls, NY and Mark (Kelly) Mansu of Springfield, MO; six grandchildren, Aubrey (Ben) Bayliss, Austin (Amy) Mansu, Stephanie (Chris) Toohey, Jennifer (Carlo) Figliomeni, Dustin (Courtney) Mansu and Tasha (Josh) Baker; nine great-grandchildren, Hannah, Zoe, Brooklyn, Isabella, Ava, Kalib, Michael, Maverick and Parker; one sister, Joanie DeLabio; two brothers, Joseph (Joan) DeLabio and Robert (Clara) DeLabio; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was also predeceased by two sisters, Emily (late Louis) Martinez, Pauline (late Joe) Ungaro; four brothers, Ernest (Nancy) DeLabio, Arthur DeLabio, Paul DeLabio and Nicholas DeLabio.
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3-7 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, where funeral services will follow at 7:00 PM with Rev. Jeff Vogt officiating. Interment will be held in Acacia Park Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094.
Please visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for guest register.
Published on March 17, 2017