TORRINGTON >> Mary A. (Mastrogiovanni) Benedetto, 79, of Torrington, passed away on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. She was the wife of the late Donald J. Benedetto, Sr. who passed away March 4, 2001. Born Aug. 10, 1934, in Torrington, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angelina Guglielmo (Williams) Mastrogiovanni.
She was employed by the State of Connecticut, Department of the Treasury and at Oliver Wolcott Regional Vocational Technical School until her retirement.
She is survived by a son, Donald J. Benedetto, Jr., and a granddaughter, Ashley, of Bethlehem, and by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Felix and a brother, August, and her daughter-in-law, Melissa Benedetto.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter Church, 107 East Main Street, Torrington. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children`s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences may be sent to Mary`s family by visiting www.cookfuneralhomect.com.