Mary A. Molella Pero - October 28, 2011

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     COLONIE – Mary A. Molella Pero, 92, entered Heaven on Friday, October 28, 2011.  Mary was born in Ravena, daughter of the late Gilbert Sr. and Louise Molella, and had lived in the capital district all her life.  She was predeceased by her husband George M. Pero.

     Mary graduated from Ravena High School.  She had worked for Sear’s in Albany for many years.  Before her husband passed away they spent their winters in Florida.  It was because of Mary’s many wonderful neighbors and friends that she was able to live happily at home until recently.

     Survivors include her sisters, Carmella Smith of Florida and Rosemarie Blade of Connecticut;  brother, Gilbert (Susan) Molella, Jr. of Delmar;  and many beloved nieces and nephews.  Mary was predeceased by her brother Joseph T. Molella.

     Funeral services will be held 9AM Wednesday, November 2nd at St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena.  Entombment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Colonie.  Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Tuesday from 4 to 7.  Contributions in memory of Mary may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205 or St. Patrick’s Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.