YOUNGSTOWN - Mary Barone, 90, passed away early Thursday morning at her home.
Mary was born Sept. 13, 1928, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Phillip and Rose (Grizzuti) Panno.
Mary was a 1947 graduate of East High School. She worked for Metal Cabides and Sparkle Markets for over 25 years.
Mary’s Italian heritage was affectionately shown through her love of elaborate meals and traditional desserts for both family and friends. She was a wonderful wife, a great mom and just adored her grandsons. A favorite pastime of hers was playing bocce at the Arco Club.
Mary leaves her husband of 66 years, Anthony M. Barone Sr.; her daughter, Mary A. Dripps of Canfield; three grandsons, Joshua, Matthew, and Nathan Dripps; two brothers, Alex (Betty) Panno of Austintown and George (Zoe) Panno of Canfield; and many nieces and nephews.
Mary was also preceded in death by two sons, Anthony M. Barone Jr. and Phillip Barone; son-in-law, Thomas G. Dripps; and a brother, Phillip Panno.
Family and friends may call Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, material tributes may take the form of donations to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Youngstown, OH 44512.