Born in Naples, Italy, she married Guy Donofrio on August 31, 1934 in Pittsburgh, PA. Their only daughter, Linda Jacobs lives in Murrysville, PA. The couple also had six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren along with two great-great grand children.
Mary was a housewife and lived in Swissvale until she moved to Concordia of Monroeville two years ago. She belongs to Madonna Del Castello Catholic Church where she served as past president of the Holy Rosary Society and the Altar Society.
Mary is a lifelong member of Italian Sons and Daughters of America, and enjoyed crocheting and gardening. Mary says the secret to living to 100 is “good food, good wine, good company and a loving family”.