Mary Ann “Mary” Saienni
April 11, 1927 - May 15, 2019
Mary Ann “Mary” Saienni, age 92, of New Castle, DE passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Wilmington, DE on April 11, 1927 she was a daughter of the late Luigi and Amelia (Durante) Massetti. Mary graduated from Brown Vo-tech and worked as a hairdresser for various salons for 50 years, retiring at the age of 83.
Her greatest pleasure was entertaining and taking care of her family and friends. Mary especially loved decorating for the holidays and all were welcome into her loving home. She enjoyed crocheting, adult coloring, painting, word and jigsaw puzzles and reading. Mary took great pride in her garden and cooking for her loved ones.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Orlando A. Saienni, Sr.; and siblings, John Durante, James Massetti, David Massetti, Marino Masseti, Pauline Lugano, Elizabeth Cifioni, Rose Marcinizyn and Angle “Julie” Nutter. Mary is survived by her children, Orlando A. Saienni, Jr., Daniel C. Saienni, Sr. and Paula J. Saienni; grandson, Daniel C. Saienni, Jr.; 2 great granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11 am on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:30 am on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mary’s memory to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, Second Floor, Newark, DE 19711.