Mary Rose Maletto, age 96, 203 East Ave., Johnsonburg, died Sunday evening, May 5, 2013, at The Lutheran Home at Kane.
She was born March 26, 1916, in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Pasquale Nocito and Mariannina Perrone Nocito Condina.
On June 17, 1939, in Holy Rosary Church, she married Alfred J. Maletto Jr. who preceded her in death on June 7, 2010.
Mary helped her mom raise her younger brother and sisters, and worked at the shirt factory in Kane (staying with family friends). She also worked at the JRC Radio Tube Factory in Johnsonburg, was a cook and homemaker for the Keenan family.
A homemaker, she enjoyed cooking and especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend to many people including her extended family at The Lutheran Home at Kane who tenderly cared for her.
She was a sweet person and never had anything but kind words for everyone. She will be greatly missed. Surviving are four sons, John P. Maletto and his wife Yvonne of Johnsonburg; James R. Maletto and his wife Janice of Ridgway; Alfred J. “Aljoe” Maletto III of Johnsonburg and Ernest P. Maletto at home; a daughter-in-law, Rose Marie Maletto of Wilcox; nine grandchildren, Mary Britton, Christine Cummings, Frederick F. Maletto Jr., Theresa Mitchell, Jon Maletto, Toni Jo Shipe, Michelle Uplinger, Kerri Yarus and Angela Sallows; 16 great grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Fay Ryan of Silver Spring, Md. and Mary Davies of State College.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in death by her stepfather, Frank Condina; one son, Frederick F. Maletto Sr.; three brothers, Pasquale Nocito, Dane Condino and Ernest Condina; and two sisters, Antoinette Ross and Rose Williams.
There will be no visitation.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Johnsonburg, with Father David Wilson celebrant.
Memorials may be made to The Lutheran Home at Kane, 100 High Point Drive, Kane, PA 16735.