Mary Ann's Story
Mary Ann Mangino, 81, of Neshannock Township passed away the afternoon of Saturday, May 6, 2017, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Mary Ann was born on May 11, 1935, in New Castle, a daughter of the late James and Irene Joseph Quinn.
She was a lifelong area resident and a 1953 graduate of New Castle High School.
Her husband, Donald R. Mangino, whom she married on Aug. 14, 1953, preceded her in death on April 25, 1971.
She was first employed by the former G.C. Murphy Co. as a sales clerk, and later, along with her husband, owned and operated Don's Super Food Mart. Following 30 years of service, Mary Ann retired from the Lawrence County Housing Authority, where she served as acting director and a manager.
She was a member of Mary, Mother of Hope Parish, St. Mary's Church, New Castle.
She enjoyed horse racing, playing cards with family and friends and playing the slots. Mary Ann loved being with her family and cherished the time she spent with them, particularly her grandchildren.
Surviving are a daughter, Tina Rodewalt and her husband, Dan, of New Castle; two sons, Michael Mangino and his wife, Mari, of Edinburg, and Donald Mangino and his wife, Marilyn, of New Castle; two brothers, James Quinn and his wife, Phyllis, of Girard, Ohio, and Thomas Quinn of New Castle; a sister-in-law, Bernice Quinn, of Toledo, Ohio; five grandchildren, Maranda, Mallory, Donnie, Missena and Mikala Mangino; and a great-granddaughter, Ava Bender. Besides her parents and husband, Mary Ann was preceded in death by her daughter, Jodi Mangino; a brother, Fred Quinn; a sister, Janet Biddle; and a sister-in-law, Kathleen Quinn.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence County Humane Society, 628 Pearson Mill Road, New Castle, Pa. 16101.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 111 W. Falls St., New Castle.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Church, New Castle, celebrated by the Rev. Frank Almade, pastor.
Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, New Castle.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.McgonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Published on  May 7, 2017