MARY G. IEZZI, 91 Co-founder of Alberini's Restaurant
NILES -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Joseph Rossi Funeral Home for Mary G. Iezzi, 91, of 103 Moreland, who died Tuesday in Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Home.
Mrs. Iezzi was born Aug. 26, 1909, in Niles, a daughter of August and Sadie Polita Corso.
With her daughter and son-in-law, she co-founded Alberini's Restaurant, where she worked in the kitchen preparing her famous spaghetti sauce for 43 years.
She was a member of Niles Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall.
Her husband, Thomas, whom she married Oct. 31, 1926, died July 28, 1978.
She leaves a son, Raymond of Niles; a daughter, Gilda Alberini of Warren; two brothers, Anthony and John Corso, both of Niles; two sisters, Catherine DiFebo of Hermitage, and Rose Liberatore of Niles; eight grandchildren, including Mary Ann Nicholas, with whom she made her home; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Two daughters, Sadie Nicholas and Isabelle Iezzi; two brothers, August and Joseph Corso; and two sisters, Margaret Soriano and Ann Corso, are deceased.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.