MaryLou (Valente) Olivadoti 86, of Bridgeport, New York passed away on November17, 2022, following a brief battle with cancer.
Born on March 4, 1936 in Utica, New York to the late Biase "John" and Fannie Testa Valente. MaryLou moved to the Bridgeport area in 1965 and has lived in her home on Eisenhower Blvd. ever since.
MaryLou was a strong communicant, rectory housekeeper and bingo volunteer at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Bridgeport. She used to enjoy bowling, crocheting, crossword puzzles and word searches.
She is survived by her children John Jr. of Syracuse, New York, Paul (Colleen) of Cicero, New York, Cindy Tracy of Lakeport, New York. Michael (Christine) of East. Syracuse, New York;.
seven grandchildren, Angela (Chris) Pitts, Jessica Wilcox and her fiancé Nick Piraino, Nicole (Jeff) Romanowicz, Tiffany (Eddie) Brown, Becca Olivadoti and her fiancé Tony Jimerson, Dylan Steigmeier, Joselyn Olivadoti.; seven great grandchildren Christian, Dominic, Cody, Sophia, Olivia, Alexa, Orianna. She is also survived by her siblings, Robert Valente of Florida., Janet Barbric of Oklahoma, Donald Valente of Kentucky., Diane Gerace (John Grotevant) of South Carolina, and Charles Coakley of Arizona..
In addition to her parents, Mary Lou was predeceased a son-in-law, Bob (Ponch) Tracy; brother, Richard and his wife Sandy Valente; sister, Crystal Howard; sisters-in-law, Sarah Valente and Jan Coakley and several other loved family members.
Calling hours will be held from 10:00 to 11:00am with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow immediately in St. Francis of Assisi Church on Saturday, December 10, 2022. A luncheon will be offered following the Mass in the St, Francis of Assisi Parish Center.
In leiu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Agape group (funeral guild who provide complimentary luncheons following funeral services,)