Mary A. Morelli, age 92, of Penfield, died February 6, 2022 at DuBois Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. A daughter of the late Albino “Buster” and Gisella “Hazel” (Michelini) Bleggi, she was born June 24, 1929 in Weedville, PA. On October 27, 1951 she married Peter A. Morelli, who predeceased her on October 4, 1999.
Besides her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in death by: a son, Peter Morelli; a grandson, Timothy Olszewski; a brother, Joseph Bleggi; and a sister, Rita Bleggi.
Mary is survived by: two children, Rita (Donald) Olszewski of Penfield and Dennis (Francey) Morelli of DuBois; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Fran (Gloria) Bleggi of Weedville; and a sister, Virginia Cadori of Byrnedale.
Mary was raised in Weedville and lived in Penfield since 1951. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Force where she enjoyed singing in the Church Choir. She also enjoyed baking and crocheting.
There will be no public visitation.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 11, 2022 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church of Force, PA, with Father Mark Mastrian, celebrant.
The family suggests memorials to the Bennetts Valley Ambulance, the Penfield Volunteer Fire Company or the St. Joseph Church and will be accepting online condolences at www.nedzafamilyfuneralhomes.com.
The Ralph M. Geer funeral Home of Penfield has been entrusted with final arrangements.