May 2, 2021
70, a resident of Bayonne passed away in Hospice Care at a family home in Warren, NJ on July 30, 2017. Born in Hoboken and raised in Newark, Mary graduated from Mt. Saint Dominic Academy in Caldwell and, Caldwell College. She earned a Masters Degree in Psychology and Counseling from Penn State University. Mary was a lifelong teacher, dedicating her life to Catholic Education and Parish Religious education programs at Saint Andrew and St. Mary Star of the Sea schools in Bayonne. Mary was a sister to John Dalessio and his wife Kathie, Michael Dalessio and his wife Annette, Sister Elizabeth Dalessio, MPF, Joan Dalessio, and Therese Butler and her husband Thomas; a friend to Pat Morris; and a cousin to Maria Giotis. Mary also leaves behind an extended family of nieces and nephews and their children, as well as many cousins and friends. Mary was predeceased by her parents, John and Grace (nee: Badaracco). In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mary may be made to Blessed Miriam Teresa Demjanovich Parish, Food Pantry or to the Religious Teachers Filippini, Saint Joseph Infirmary, c/o Sister Ascenza Tizzano, MPF, Villa Walsh, 455 Western Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960. Funeral arrangements by MIGLIACCIO Funeral Home, 851 Kennedy Blvd.