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JULY 16, 1920 -- APRIL 3, 2005

Mary Traina, a homemaker who enjoyed Italian traditions, gardening and traveling, died Sunday in her Amherst home. She was 84.

The former Mary Santomauro was married for 50 years to Orazio "Rocky" Traina, who died in 1996. They traveled to Italy, France, Switzerland, Japan and Korea.

Survivors include three daughters, Roslyn and Kathleen, both of Amherst; a son, Russell of Amherst; a sister, Josephine Todaro of the Town of Tonawanda; four granddaughters; and a great-grandson.

A Mass of Christian Burial was offered today in St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Eggertsville. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga.