Mary Ann Pirone, 91, of Princeton passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Pettoranello Del Molise, Italy and moved to Princeton, NJ in 1947. On September 13, 1952, she married Domenico Pirone at St. Paul’s Church in Princeton. She was lifelong parishioner and member of the Altar Rosary Society at St. Paul’s Church. She was a member of the Italian American Sportsman Club Lady Auxillary. Mary Ann was a homemaker and loved being a mother and grandmother.
Predeceased by her parents Felix and Giulia (Pinnelli) Pirone; sisters Alberina Procaccini and Caroline Pirone; and brothers Domenic Tamasi and Umberto Pirone; she is survived by her daughter Dana M. Pirone; son and daughter-in-law Mark A. and Susanne Pirone; five grandchildren Katherine and Julianne Garrity, and Caroline, Peter, and Christopher Pirone; sister Evelyn Tamasi; brother Ralph Pirone; and many extended family.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 5-8pm at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton, NJ 08542. Funeral will begin at 9am on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am at St. Paul’s Church, 216 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542. Burial will follow in the Princeton Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org.