Mary Sue Maria

Mary Sue (Scaltrito) Maria, 92, a Maynard resident for 75 years, died peacefully Thurs. March 14, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Calogero Maria, and loving mother of the late Jeanne Enneguess. Born and raised in Concord, she was the daughter of the late Matteo and Francesca (Ammendolia) Scaltrito. Following their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Maria settled in Maynard where they raised their family. Mrs. Maria was a secretary for Digital Equipment Corporation for 25 years before retiring, and was a member of the Italian Social Club and the Sons of Italy in Maynard. She is survived by two sons, Anthony Maria and wife Noella of Maynard, and Martin Maria and wife Sarah of Acton; a sister, Ann Brescia of NC, formerly of West Roxbury; a brother Ned Scaltrito of CA; 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Angela Caruso and Jennie Ruggiero. Relatives and friends were invited to visiting hours on Mon. March 18th from 5:00-8:00pm at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave. (Rte 111) Acton. The funeral Mass was celebrated Tues. March 19th at 10:30am in St. Bridget's Church, 1 Percival Street, Maynard, with burial following in St. Bridget's Cemetery, Great Rd (Rte 117) Maynard. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to Perkins School for the Blind, 175 North Beacon St., Watertown, MA 02472, or on-line at Gifts will benefit the Braille and Talking Book Program. For more information and condolence messages, please visit

Published in The Beacon-Villager from Mar. 15 to Mar. 22, 2013