Age 92, of Coraopolis, passed away June 12, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospice, Wexford. She was born in Introdacqua the Abruzzi region of Italy, March 11, 1922, to the late Christina DiVito and Thomas Frissora. Mary Ann was a member of St. Joseph Church, a member of the Christian Mothers and had made 18 trips to her native Italy. She was a great cook and baker and her food was enjoyed by all. She is survived by her loving husband, Nicholas Giannandrea, Sr., whom she had wed August 21, 1955; also surviving are two sons and their wives, Nicholas (Kathy Pearsal) Giannandrea, Jr. of Liverpool, NY, Ronald T. (Kelly Snyder) Giannandrea of Moon Twp.; a sister-in-law, Margie Frissora of Coraopolis; a brother-in-law, Amedeo DiNardo of Kennedy; four grandchildren, Jenna Nicole Lucci (David), Nicholas, Leah and AnneMarie; also many nieces and nephews. Mary Ann was also predeceased by a brother, Thomas Frissora, Jr.; and two sisters, Melina DiPietro and Josephine DiNardo; and brother-in-law, Dominic DiPietro. Family will receive friends Saturday 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at the COPELAND CORAOPOLIS FUNERAL HOME, 867 Fifth Ave., where prayers will be recited on Monday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. with Father Rich Jones officiating. Entombment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from June 14 to June 15, 2014