Mary M. Artuso, 75, of Elizabeth Township, died Saturday, September 30, 2017 at home. She was born August 14, 1942 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late Martin "Regis" and Clara Keddie Flaherty. She was the wife of the late Vincent R. Artuso who died February 9, 2017. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Christy Park and was a retired school teacher from the Wilkinsburg School District. She taught English, Reading and Drama. Mary was a member of the Democratic State Committee, member and retired director of PSEA-PACE,Western Region PSEA, Past NEA Democratic Caucus President, Past PSEA Caucus President, and was also a former Assistant Commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America. She is survived by her son, Philip R. Artuso of West Newton, brother, John (Cat) Flaherty of Silver Spring, MD, sisters, Rita (Henry) Jordan of Elizabeth Township, Jane (Guy) Zumpetta of Mantua, OH, and Ann (David) Loeffler of Cadorus, and many nieces and nephews.
There is no visitation. Service and burial will be private. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published October 02, 2017.