Mary A. Finta Pannella
by Staff ◊ Apr 20, 2012
Mary A. Finta Pannella, 69, of 12 New St., Ansonia, formerly of Hamden, died April 8, 2012, at St. Raphael’s Hospital. She was the wife of Genaro “Dick” Pannella. Mary was born in New Haven, April 2, 1943, the daughter of the late Steven and Pearl Balassa Finta and had resided in Hamden for over 40 years, prior to moving to Ansonia eight years ago. She was the secretary at St. Stephen’s School prior to her retirement.
Besides her husband, she leaves daughters, Mrs. Don (Teresa) Shivas of Naugatuck, and Mrs. Joseph (Lisa) Maus of Woodbridge, a son, Genaro Pannella Jr. of Ansonia, a brother, Steven Finta, and an aunt, Lorraine Finta, both of Branford, and grandchildren, Donny, Anthony, and Angela Shivas and Laurel and Jenna Maus.
Peter H. Torello & Son Funeral Home, 1022 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, was entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Deane Highway, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.