ANN MARIE (MARIANO)
Age 92, a lifelong resident of Moon Township, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at West Hills Health and Rehab. She was born in Coraopolis, PA on November 19, 1921, to the late Dominick and Angelina Maria (Pava) Mariano. On November 26, 2004, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 58 years, Anthony; loving mother of Nancy Gottschalk (Ronald) of Moon Township and Patricia Drandakis (Ronald) of New Jersey; sister of James Mariani (Angie), Louie Mariani, all of Moon Township, and Ernie Mariani of Emlenton, PA and the late Augie, Tony, Phil and Nick Mariani; also four adoring grandchildren, Ron and Marla Gottschalk, Melissa and Jake Selinsky, Renee and Joe Cuilla, and Rochelle and Jeff Eisele; and eight great- grandchildren. Her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, was the center of her life. Ann Marie loved people. She was the "friendly waitress" at King's Family Restaurant. She had a warm and caring way about her toward all. Ann Marie was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Post 402. No one will ever forget her spaghetti and meatballs. Visitation Monday, June 30, 2014, 2-4, 6-8 p.m. at COPELAND'S MOON TOWNSHIP, 981 Brodhead Rd. Service private. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations in her name to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237. The family thanks West Hills for their wonderful care and also Grane Hospice Care, Inc.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from June 28 to June 29, 2014