Born in Lewis Run, on December 14, 1921, she was the daughter of Frank and Nina (Zandi) Vecellio.
On November 26, 1955 in Bradford she married Frank A. Carletta, who died on October 31,1993.
She had been employed as a service representative at the Bell Telephone Co. for 11 years and prior to her retirement as a clerk in the Meat Department at the A&P Grocery Store.
She was a member of St. Bernard Church and the Catholic Women's Club, Bradford Ecumenical Home Auxiliary, AARP, Lewis Run Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, and the Greater Bradford Senior Activity Center.
Mary is survived by a daughter, Michele A. (Dennis) Peters of Warren, two grandchildren, Heather Peters of Jamestown NY, and Bridget (Mike) Neely of Newport News VA, two great grandchildren Skylynn Tomlinson and Bryce Tomlinson and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother Joseph Vecellio, and one sister Clara Pascarella.
Friends may call on Sunday, October 7, 2012 from 2-4 & 6-8pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. 372 E. Main St. Bradford, where prayers will be held Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:30am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am at St. Bernard Church with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor as Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Bradford Central Christian Alumni Association, the American Cancer Society, St. Bernard Church or the charity of the donor's choice.
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com