Mary Evelyn Deramo, age 96, passed away on December 29, 2020. She was born in Minersville, PA, the daughter of the late Silvia and Arthur Angelo. After graduating high school, Mary accepted work as a clerk typist for the War Department in Washington, D.C. and then was transferred to the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. She later returned to Minersville where she was employed with the Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA). There she married Alfred A. Deramo, who was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Air Force Reserve, and at that time was employed as a stenographer at Trans World Airlines (TWA), New Castle Air Base, DE. They moved to Wilmington, DE where they raised their family.
Mary worked for the Brandywine School District as a food service worker and retired after 20 years of service. She was a member of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Wilmington, DE for 63 years and recently became a member of Ave Maria Catholic Church in Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred; sister, Sabina and brother, Arthur. In the last few years of her life, she lived in the warm comfort of her son and daughter-in-law's home in Florida.
A funeral mass arranged by her son, Al and his wife, JoAnne, will be celebrated Saturday, January 2, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Ave Maria Catholic Church. A burial ceremony at Delaware Veteran's Memorial Cemetery has been arranged by Mary's daughter, Cheryl and her husband, Don.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary's memory to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
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