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MANCUSO - Mary N. Age 97 of Batavia, passed away on Sunday February 26, 2012 at Canterbury Woods, Williamsville, NY. She was the wife of the late Dominic C. Mancuso, a co-founder of Charles Mancuso and Son, Incorporated. He successfully operated Mancuso's Restaurant and Bowling Alley for many years. Mary was born in Cleveland, OH, on October 29, 1914, to the late Louise Kisella and William Neubert. At the age of six months, they moved to Batavia where she has been a resident all of her life. Mary was a devoted and loving daughter, wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and friend. She was a graduate of St. Joseph's School and lifelong member of St. Joseph's Church. She was very active in the St. Joseph's Home School Association and a member of the Senior Sodality. During the Monsignor Schwartz administration she was an active supporter of various activities including the annual Lawn Fete, church dinners and bazaars. She was a member of St. Jerome's Guild and the Cooperative Extension. She also served on the Board of Director's at Notre Dame High School. Mary and Dominic served on the Advisory Council of Rosary Hill College during the years Mary Lou attended there. Mary is survived by two daughters, Sharon (Paul) Messina of Batavia, and Mary Lou Mancuso of Amherst; step sons, Vincent Mancuso of Boca Raton, FL and Retired Colonel Dominic L. (Angela Miller) Mancuso of Panama City, FL; two granddaughters, ten step grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, seven step great-grandchildren and one step great-great grandchild, one brother and a sister-in-law along with special nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call from 3 to 8 PM on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at GILMARTIN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION COMPANY, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020. Prayers will be recited 9:00 AM at the Funeral Home on Thursday March 1, 2012, followed by a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish-St. Joseph's Church 303 East Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. Entombment will take place at St. Joseph's Mausoleum, Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joseph's School 2 Summit St. Batavia, NY 14020; Notre Dame High School 73 Union St. Batavia, NY 14020; or a charity of the donor's choice. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call (585) 343-8260.

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