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Mary V. Alioto

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jan 2, 1916 – Nov 8, 2019 (Age 103)


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Walter J. Zalewski Funeral Home - 44th Street Obituary

Mary V. Alioto, age 103, of Morningside, died on November 8, 2019 at Canterbury Place, Lawrenceville. She was born on January 2, 1916 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Joseph and Vincenza (Dasta) Girasia.
Mary was a lifelong member of St. Raphael Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Women’s Guild. She was a volunteer member of the Morningside VFW Women’s Auxiliary. Mary was also an active member of the Morningside AARP and served as the recording secretary for many years.
Mary was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening, cooking for her family, playing cards and bowling with the same bowling league for over 40 years.
Mary was the beloved wife of 56 years of the late Nunzio Alioto, loving and devoted mother of Rosemary Georgi, Josie (the late Thomas) McKibben, John (Kimberly) Alioto, Betty Ann (the late William) McKibben, proud grandmother of Melissa (Bryan), Christopher (Amanda), Scott (Heather), Amanda (Doug), Jill (Gary), Jeffrey (Leeanna), Alexander and Patrick (Ashton), proud great-grandmother of Andrew, Olivia, Hannah, Charlotte, Brie, Vivian, Billy, Julia, Teddy and Tommi, also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her siblings, Ann Indovina, Anthony Girasia, Frances DeMarco, Joseph Girasia.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 10th from 2pm to 8pm at the Walter J. Zalewski Funeral Home, 216 Forty-Fourth Street, Lawerenceville, where parting prayers will be held on Monday, November 11 at 9:15am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 11th at 10am at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1154 Chislett Street, Morningside. Entombment will immediately follow at Calvary Cemetery, Squirrel Hill. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to a charity of your choice.

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We are with you in sorrow and love. Hold dear the memories and many years! With deepest sympathy and love, Chris & Dean

Deepest sympathy to the entire Alioto family on your mom's passing.

Betty Ann and family,
I am saddened to hear the news of Marys passing. She was a wonderful person and her and my mom shared many memories together over the years. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Rosemary, Josie, John and Betty Ann, you have my and my family's deepest condolences on your mom's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

The Frank DeMarco Family


So sorry for the loss of your grandmother. Know the memories of her will keep her alive within your heart. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Lorraine Salamon


So sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Lou & Kim D'Amico

Rosemary, We lived across the street from your family for many years and I saw your mom on occasion. She was always kind to me. I am sorry for your loss.

To the Alioto Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this sad and trying time. Mary was a wonderful person who was loved by everyone who knew her and those who wish they had.
May your precious memories help you through the difficult days ahead.

John, sorry to hear about your Mom. May she rest in peace.