SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

January 29, 2013

Mary J. Scialdoni, 93


Salem — Mary J. (Ingemi) Scialdoni, age 93, wife of the late Floriando “Eddie” Scialdoni of Salem, died at North Shore Medical Center, surrounded by her entire family, on Sunday, January 27, 2013, following a brief illness.

Born in Salem the daughter of the late Stephen and Josephine (Tomasso) Ingemi, she was educated in Salem schools. Following her education, Mrs. Scialdoni became a part-owner of Steve’s Quality Market in Salem where she was a meat cutter for most of her life. She later worked at Endicott College in Beverly as a facilities engineer until her retirement.

Devoted to her family, she loved to cook and travel; Aruba being one of her favorite destinations. She was also a member of the Sons of Italy Sodality.

Mrs. Scialdoni is survived by five children, Lena and her husband, Anthony Mento of Salem, Josephine Hardy and her late husband, Paul of Salem, Marie Bradley Bell and her fiancé, Paul Marmer of West Peabody, Edward and Patti Scialdoni of Salem, and Deborah and Mark Troisi of Lynnfield; a brother Steve Ingemi of Salem; two sisters, Stefana Azzolina of Lynnfield and Messina Amenta of Florida; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and her dedicated, loving caregiver Jennifer Brault.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Dominic, Joseph and John Ingemi; and three sisters, her twin sister, Jennie Femino and two infant sisters, Angelina and Josephine Ingemi.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held on Thursday, January 31, at 9:15 a.m., from the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St. (corner of North Street), Salem to be followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1 Margin St., Peabody. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Murphy Funeral Home. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem. For online guest book or additional information please call 978-744-0497 or visit www.MurphyFuneralHome.com.