Obituary of Mary Mantia
MARY M. (PASSAFIUME) MANTIA
Age 105, of Swissvale, on May 8, 2017. Wife of the late Joseph J. Mantia; daughter of the late Frank and Antoinette Passafiume. Preceded in death by her daughter, Josephine McCue; son, Anthony; son-in-law, Charles McCue, Sr.; grandson, Charles McCue, Jr.; her sister, Nancy Bova; her brothers, John, Frank, Pete, Neno, Frank and also baby Rose. Mary is survived by her daughter, Antoinette; her grandchildren, Debbie McCue, Clegh (Shelley) Mantia and Anthony Mantia; also seven great- grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Mary was a long time saleswomen in Braddock. She started at the age of 14 working in her cousin's Badalli fruit market. At the age of 16, she worked at Mendals Department Store, from there she worked at Kresge's Five and Ten, Fashion Hosiery, The Famous, Misco's and Florsheim's Shoes. Her favorite job was being a loving wife, mother and homemaker. Oh what a wonderful home she made for us. Mom, job well done. Thank you. Friends received Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME, INC., 7441 Washington St., Swissvale, PA. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the Good Shepherd Church on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity .