Mary Viola, 73, of Hazlet, passed away, Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at the St. Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Newark Beth Israel Hospital, Newark. Born in West New York, she resided in Cresskill and Matawan, before moving to Hazlet ten years ago. She worked for Prentice Hall Publisher, Englewood Cliffs, NJ for over 25 years. She had a love of music.
Mary was predeceased by her parents, Frank and Assunta Pontecorvo; a brother, Joseph Pontecorvo and a sister, Delphine DiLauro. She is survived by her beloved husband, Ralph Viola; a loving daughter, Laura Flannery and husband, Bill of Succasunna; a sister, Suzanne Petruzzelli of Hazlet; and many nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Family and friends are invited Friday, January 25, 2013, 2-4 & 7-9PM at Day Funeral Home, 361 Maple Place, Keyport, NJ 07735; and Saturday, 8:30AM at the funeral home, with a 9:15AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph RC Church, Keyport. She will be privately cremated. For online condolences to the family or for directions to the funeral home, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.com.