Longtime Greenport resident Mary Patricia Cecilia McHugh Mazzaferro died March 17 at her home. She was 63.
Ms. Mazzaferro was born Jan. 10, 1951, in Toledo, Ohio to Maryanna (Pfeiffer) and Thomas P. McHugh. She was the fifth generation of her family to attend Immaculate Conception Grade School in Toledo and graduated in 1969 from McAuley High School, also in Toledo. On Nov. 20, 1970, she and Gene Mazzaferro eloped in Erie, Michigan, reconfirming their vows July 16, 1971, at Holy Rosary Cathedral in Toledo.
Ms. Mazzaferro was employed by Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport, working in numerous departments over 16 years.
Family members said Ms. Mazzaferro’s greatest joys were spending time with her loving husband, children, and grandchildren, Zander and Aria, as well as with other family and friends. She also loved traveling, reading, trying out new recipes and watching movies.
In addition to her husband, Ms. Mazzaferro is survived by her son, Gene; her daughter, Mandy; her two grandchildren; her sisters, Georgianne Hobson and Kay McHugh and numbers cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws, family and friends.
The family will receive visitors Thursday, March 20, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport. A funeral service will take place Friday, March 21, at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport. Burial will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to East End Disabled Benevlolent Fund, Inc. 185 Mechanic St. E, Southold, NY 11971.