— Mary H. Alteri, 88, formerly of 158
Cedar St., and Mercy of Northern New York, passed away
Sunday, April 7, at the Samaritan Keep Home.
Born Nov. 13, 1924, in
Watertown, a daughter of Jack and Sarah Palmer Leva, she
attended local schools.
She married Rocco Alteri on Sept. 2, 1946, at St.
Anthony’s Church with Monsignor Claude Sechi officiating.
Mrs. Alteri was employed with Morgia’s Restaurant as a
waitress, Faichney’s Thermometer Co., Smith and Percy,
Boys and Men’s Specialty Store and Pelman’s until they
She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church where she
volunteered at the Mount Carmel Fest, the spaghetti suppers
and was a charter member of the Altar Rosary Society.
She was a member of the Italian American Civic Association
and volunteered as a waitress.
She enjoyed bowling, bocce and puzzles.
Surviving besides her husband are a son, Michael, Adams; a
daughter and her husband, Roxanne and Roy Avery, Tarpin
Springs, Fla.; a sister, Viola Pecori, Melbourne, Fla.; four
grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; several nieces and
Three brothers Nick, Arthur, Joe, and a sister, Sally Mentry,
all died before her.
Calling hours will be 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at D.L.
Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A prayer service will be held
9:15 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with a 10 a.m. funeral
Mass at St. Anthony’s Church with Rev. Donald Robinson
officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Alzheimer's, Sisters of the
Precious Blood or St Anthony’s Church.
Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.
Information provided by D.L. Calarco Funeral Home and