Mary (Caraglin) Tedesco, 88, of Lewiston, NY, died on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence in Lewiston, NY. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Giovanna (Soro) Caraglin.
Mary was a lifelong resident of the Niagara Falls area and attended local schools. On December 13, 1943, she married Anthony V. Tedesco in Niagara Falls. Mr. Tedesco predeceased her on September 10, 1988. Mary began her career as a secretary working for Carborundum Co. in Niagara Falls and later for the president and vice president of Niagara University until retiring in 1994. In her leisure time, she enjoyed exercising and doing yard work.
Mary is survived by two sons, Anthony J. Tedesco of Kingston, GA and James F. (Lisa) Tedesco of Niagara Falls, NY; two granddaughters, Tia-Marie Tedesco and Nina Tedesco, both of Niagara Falls, NY; one brother, Anthony (late Inez) Caraglin of Niagara Falls, NY; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two sisters and two brothers, Bonita (late Stanley) Kalwara, Frank (Dorothy of Niagara Falls, NY) Caraglin, Sr., Sister Jean Patrice Caraglin, O.S.F. and James V. Caraglin.
Visitation will be on Friday from 4-8 PM at the M.J.COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, November 3rd at 10 AM in Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 27th Street and Independence Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY, with Rev. Duane Klizek officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Entombment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Joseph Outreach Center, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14301.
Visit www.mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online guest register.