Mary C. Infante 1913-2013

NILES – Mary C. Infante, 100, died at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Autumn Hills Care Center in Niles.

She was born March 8, 1913, in Youngstown, the daughter of Maurice and Rose Spadaford Skiffey.

Mary was a 1931 graduate of Niles McKinley High School; member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Guild and Wee Clique Card Club; and enjoyed bowling, baking, cooking and gardening.

Her husband, Sam “Mooney” Infante, whom she married Jan. 26, 1939, died Sept. 22, 1994.

She will be deeply missed by two sons, Robert (Barbara) Infante of Greensburg, Pa., and Richard (Karen) Infante of Niles; a daughter, Marilyn (Gene) Jakubowski of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.; a brother, Anthony (Caroline) Skiffey of Niles; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard Skiffey, James Skiffey and Lawrence Skiffey; and three sisters, Phyllis Conti, Julia Chiarmonte and Margaret Muche.

There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in McDonald with the Rev. Robert Miller officiating.

Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home. Family and friends can view this obituary, sign the guest book and send e-mail condolences at

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