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Mary E. (Foley) Pepe

February 16, 1927 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Mary Pepe Obituary

Mary Pepe, 96, of Pittsburgh, formerly Houston, passed away peacefully, Thursday, February 8, 2024, in the home of her beloved daughter Patricia.

She was born February 16, 1927, in Canonsburg, a daughter of James and Helen Foley who had immigrated from Scotland.

Mrs. Pepe was a member of St. Oscar Romero Parish, St. Patrick’s Church and was active in the Women’s Auxiliary of VFW Post #191 in Canonsburg.  She was a former volunteer at the Canonsburg Hospital.

Mary enjoyed gardening, antiquing and shopping.  Her kind smile, welcoming spirit and gentleness were hallmarks of her personality.

On June 20, 1946, she married Joseph Allen Pepe who died April 22, 1997.

Surviving are here daughter, Dr. Patricia Pepe with whom she made her home; nieces, Marylin Mastrangelo, Mary Ellen Foley and Ruth Ann Cameron, nephews, Hank Foley, John Foley, and James Foley; and nine great grand nieces and nephews.

Deceased in addition to her parents are a daughter, Ellen Pepe; a son, Joseph A. Pepe Jr.; three sisters, her twin Ellen, Katie and Betty; and five brothers, John, Henry, James, Frank, and Charles.

Friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342.   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 14, 2023, in St. Patrick’s Worship Site of St. Oscar Romero Parish in Canonsburg.  Interment will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

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February 13, 2024

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

February 13, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

Mass of Christian Burial
February 14, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church of St. Oscar Romero Parish
317 West Pike Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317


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