- August 11, 1926 - July 16, 2013
- Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
of Mary's Passing
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“dear joe, tom, eugene and family,
your mother, an outstanding lady in many ways, first met me when i was invited to your family home in the 70's and...Read More »
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“My dearest Mary had a beautiful funeral mass with all her loving family and friends. I have such wonderful memories of the good times we always had...Read More »
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“So sorry to hear about your mother. Mary was a wonderful lady. Our grandparents were godmothers and godfathers on Milies side . Our thoughts and...Read More »
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“Dearest family & friends of our darling sweet Mary,
I've known Mary for the last 15 years (via Ginny Zabinski) and always enjoyed our shared time...Read More »
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“We were sorry to learn of your Mother's passing and want to express our sincere sympathy. Our good memories of spending time with your parents was...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Derose and Bill Moir - PA
“Joe, Tom, Eugene and family,
You have my deepest sympathy at the loss of your Mother. Because of her wonderful niece, I always thought of her as...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Cheryl Varner - Vandergrift, PA
“I want to let the Giotto family know that I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. My mom, Virginia, & your mom were dear friends so...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Zabinski Valdiserri - PA
“Words cannot begin to express the loss we all feel at the passing of this amazing woman. I can not think of one person I know who came into contact...Read More »
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9 of 9 | Posted by: Vince and Colleen Milie - Apollo, PA
Mary (Milie) Giotto, 86, of Vandergrift, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights.
Born, August 11, 1926 in Vandergrift, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Emelia (Pitaro) Milie. Mary lived in Vandergrift all her life, and was a graduate of Vandergrift High School. She also attended the University of Pittsburgh.
Mary was employed as an Insurance Agent for her family business, the Thomas Milie/Pennington/Robert McGeary Insurance and Real Estate Agency for many years, retiring in 1993, in addition to being a wonderful homemaker.
She was a member of St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church, the former Rosary Society, and the Catholic Daughters of America.
Mary dearly loved her immediate and extended family and friends. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and watching her family enjoy the meals she prepared.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Sebastian "Busty" Giotto on October 21, 1994; brothers, Louis, Eugene, Vincent, and Mario Milie and daughter-in-law, Pauline (Receski) Giotto.
She is survived by her three sons, Joseph T. (Marie) Giotto of Derry; Thomas S. (Sandra) Giotto of Mt. Lebanon; Eugene A. (Jennifer) Giotto of Sewickley; grandchildren, Michelle, David, Sara, Lea, Gabriella, and Jake; brother, Robert J. (Josephine) Milie of Cranberry; sister, Frances (Milie) Pansa of Frederick, Maryland and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 1-4 and 6-8 P.M. in the Brady-Curran Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. 429 Franklin Ave. Vandergrift, PA. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, July 19, 2013 at 10 A.M. in St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church, Vandergrift with Father James Loew O.S.B. as celebrant. Private burial will take place in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Vandergrift.
Contributions may be made in Mary's memory to St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church 303 Franklin Ave. Vandergrift, PA 15690 or Cardinal Maida Academy 315 Franklin Ave. Vandergrift, PA 15690.