Poland – Private services were held Wednesday, April 15, 2020 for Mary R. Zaluski, 92, who passed away Sunday morning April 12, 2020.
Mary was born November 24, 1927 in Ohio, a daughter of Ralph and Antoinette Julian Sapio.
She lived in the area her whole life and was a graduate of St. Elizabeth School of Nursing and was an R.N. at St. Elizabeth Hospital. She worked for Dr. James Gordon in Struthers and at Assumption Nursing Home. Mary also did private nursing for nursing homes and friends. She was a charter member of Holy Family Church, a former member of the church’s Altar and Rosary Society, and the Pastoral Care Committee. She was past vice-president of the Altar Guild, taught CCD and was a Eucharistic Minister for the sick, and organized many blood drives. Mary was a member of the Catholic Nurses Association of Youngstown and the St. Elizabeth’s Alumni Association.
She married Charles N. Zaluski on August 20, 1955 and he passed away on October 18, 2007.
She leaves three children Marie (Bill) Haug of Poland; Charles N. (Rose) Zaluski, Jr. of Canfield, OH; Mark A. (Trish) Zaluski of Columbus, OH; two sisters Christine (Dennis) McNamara of Niles, OH; Gloria Groner of New Middletown, OH; nine grandchildren, Will (MiYoung) Haug, John (Alex) Haug, Missy Haug, Jordan, Jacob, Joel Zaluski, Nicholas, Lauren, Kailynn Zaluski; one great grandchild Edward Haug and a sister-in-law Carolyn Sapio of Miss.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers Sam and Nick Sapio and one sister Rose Marie Sapio
Many thanks to the staff at Masternick Memorial Health Care Center for their care, compassion and love they gave to Mary. Thanks to Dr. Passarello who was a long time friend and Mary’s doctor.
Per Mary’s request, in lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Angel’s for Animals 4750 South Range Rd. Canfield, OH 44406.
She truly loved her Marci, who was rescued from Angel’s.
Arrangements handled by Clemente Funeral Home Struthers, Ohio.
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Angels for Animals
4750 West South Range Road, Canfield OH 44406