Obituary of Mary A. Pedroni
Born March 2, 1917 in Bozzano, Italy. Died November 5, 2017. Mary immigrated to America in 1930 with her parents and brothers. She eventually settled in Healdsburg where she met her husband, John. They were married in 1940. During the second World War while her husband was serving in the Navy she moved to San Francisco with her young daughter, Elaine. They lived with her parents and during that time, until war's end, Mary worked as a riveter. In 1945 they returned to Healdsburg. Mary loved her family, gardening and cooking. Much to the delight of family and friends, she brought the bounty of her labors to the family table. She was a member of St. John's church and part of the Healdsburg community since her arrival from Italy. Mary was predeceased by her loving husband, John (1968) and four beloved brothers. She is survived by her three children, Elaine Pedroni (James), Robert Pedroni (AnnMarie) and Doris Pedroni and three grandsons, Erik Bruce (Patty), Jason Pedroni (Rosie), and Nick Pedroni, and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at St. John's Church on November 13th. Viewing will be at 10 a.m. at the church followed by a rosary at 10:30, then Mass. Interment will follow immediately at Oak Mound Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John's School or church or to a charity of your choice. Buona sera e buon riposo.