Mary C. Felitto1

F, #32091, b. May 9, 1918, d. Apr 2, 2009

Chronological Events

Birth*May 9, 1918 Mary C. Felitto was born on May 9, 1918 at West Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.1 
Name VariationMay 9, 1918 She was also known as Maria Vincenza Felitto. 
Marriage*circa 1946 She married Vernon Theodore MacQueston, son of William Morton McQueston and Mary Elizabeth Mitchell, circa 1946 at Massachusetts, United States.1 
Death*Apr 2, 2009 Mary C. Felitto died on Apr 2, 2009, at age 90 at Agawam, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.1 
ObituaryApr 3, 2009  OBITUARY: WEST SPRINGFIELD - Mary C. (Felitto) Mac-Queston, a lifelong resident of West Springfield, passed away on April 2. She was the daughter of the late Guiseppe and Arcangela (Giallorenzo) Felitto, who had emigrated from Atena Lucana, Italy in 1912. Her father died when she was very young, and she was raised with a strong work ethic and sense of self-sufficiency. Mary told many wonderful stories of what it was like to grow up in West Springfield in the 1920's and 1930's. As a young girl she often walked to Springfield to visit her Gentile and Spagna cousins in the South End, and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Family and Church were first and foremost in her life. She was a communicant of St. Thomas Church in West Springfield, and devout Catholic who spent many hours in daily prayer throughout her life. Mary was very proud of her Italian heritage, her family and she was also a great cook. She was an employee of Notion Thread for a number of years up to her retirement. She was predeceased by her husband Vernon "Ted" MacQueston, who died in 1967. She will be greatly missed by her loving children: Linda Stone and her husband Kevin of West Springfield, Gary and his wife Susan of Somers, CT, Mark and his wife Teresa of Windham, ME, grandchildren Michael Carlotto, Tina Mulvey, Christine Lamb, Candace Jenkins, Brett MacQueston, Shannon MacQueston, Kyle MacQueston, Ryan MacQueston, great-grandchildren Allison, Keith, Nicco, Jaden, Alexa, Samm, Lauren Marie, Hayden and many nieces and nephews. She also leaves a sister Florence Tuber of Springfield. Her sisters, Teresa Pizzimenti, Frances Leone, and Cora Palpini predeceased her. The funeral will be held Monday at 10 am. from the Toomey O'Brien Funeral Home, 1043 Westfield St, West Springfield, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial in St. Thomas Church at 11 am. Burial will be in St. Thomas Cemetery. Visiting hours at the funeral home, are Sunday 4 to 7 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts, 56 Margaret St, Springfield, MA 01105.

Published in The Republican (Springfield, MA) - Saturday, April 4, 2009.2
 
Burial*Apr 5, 2009 She was buried on Apr 5, 2009 at Saint Thomas Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 88859930.
Plot: St. Pius Section.3 

Family

Vernon Theodore MacQueston b. May 5, 1924, d. Jan 15, 1967
Children

Citations

  1. [S802] Site - Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com
  2. [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.
  3. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States, #79. Also check Find-A-Grave.com, Death Certificates & Billiongraves.com.
  4. [S623] GenealogyBank.com, online GenealogyBank.com.