Mary V. Accordino Poli

NILES – Mary Virginia Accordino Poli, 72, of Niles, died at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Liberty Health Care Center.

She was born Oct. 3, 1941, in Niles, the daughter of Filippo and Giovannina Colamarino Accordino.

She was a 1959 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, and a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles.

Her husband, Robert J. Smith, whom she married Nov. 23, 1991, died June 30, 2009.

Mary, who was deeply religious, will be deeply missed by a son, Gabriel (Melissa) Poli of McDonald; two brothers, Sam Accordino of Niles and Anthony Flarey of Liberty; two sisters, Betty Ann (Dave) LeMasters of Howland and Dora (Joe) Perone of Girard; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Russell Accordino and Dominick P. Flarey; and three sisters, Laura Infante, Carmella Ettaro and Marion Tricomi.

Memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Niles with the Rev. John-Michael Lavelle officiating.

Arrangements made by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

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