Mary Cipicchio, age 91, of McKeesport, died February 8, 2019, at UPMC East of Monroeville. Born July 30, 1927, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Cesare and Michelina (Pietronigro) Scappatura and the wife of the late Albert Cipicchio for over 61 years.
Mary retired from the Oral Surgery Association of McKeesport, where she worked as the office manager. She was a member of St. Patrick Parish and the church choir. Mary enjoyed playing piano, singing, bowling, traveling and trips to the casino. Although, her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She is survived by her children, Albert (Mary Ann) of Winchester, VA, Michael (Beth) of Hamstead, NC and Janet (James) Schoedel of Plum, PA; grandchildren, Renee (Tyler) McCabe, Aimee (Jake) Ramsay, Sheree, Maria (Michelle), Patricia, Nicci and Jessi; great grandchildren, Miles, Madeline and Dominic; also many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was also preceded in death by granddaughter, Alicia; siblings, Natale Scappetura, Dominic Scappatura, Angeline Andreadakis, Philomena Madonna and Anthony Scappatura. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, 10 a.m., at St. Patrick Church, 312 32nd St., McKeesport, PA 15132. Entombment will follow in New St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Mary's family would like to extend a heart felt, "Thank you," to the staff of Concordia at Ridgewood Place of Plum, for the care and compassion extended to their family. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com
Originally published February 11, 2019.