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Mary (nee McKnight) passed on April 12, 2022.

Devoted wife of the late Bernard.

Beloved mother of Bernard (Danielle) Centrella Jr., Nicholas (June) Centrella, Marianne (Bernard) Pecora and the late Edmond Centrella.  Grandmother of Nicky, Stephen, Mark, Paige, Ava, Erica (Tony), Cameron, and Andrew.  Great grandmother of A.J.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Viewing Tuesday 9:30am at St Richard Church, 19th and Pollock Sts.  Funeral Mass 10:30. Ent. SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations to St. Richard Church would be appreciated.


  • Sherrill Arrington April 14, 2022 5:07 pm

    Dear Nick:

    You and your family have my deepest condolences. I pray that the comfort, peace and strength of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is with all of you now and in the days to come.

  • Clint April 15, 2022 2:26 am

    Grandmom Mary,
    You were such a kind gentle and lively lady. You treated my son like he was one of your grandchildren… Always so thoughtful and generous to him and us. It was a highlight in my life to have you as a part of my family or me as a part of your is more like it… I am heartbroken and will miss you very much!
    Go enjoy your eternity with your Husband and son in paradise!!! You will be missed…

  • Michael Giangiordano April 15, 2022 5:36 am

    So sorry on your loss!

  • Nick Palazzo April 15, 2022 10:58 pm

    Carol and I are so sorry . We have been away a few months and are just so sad at this news . Your Mom and Dad were so great to us all these years .

  • Lou Tartack April 16, 2022 12:07 am

    To the Centrella family my deepest condolences and prayers to your family
    I have been around all of the Centrellas at one time or another
    Worked with Mary and Bernie Sr. Played hockey with Bernie and Nick. All of you hold a special place in my live. RIP Mary you were a pleasure to work with you will be missed

  • Carol Palange April 16, 2022 5:15 pm

    To the Centrella Family and the Mac Knight family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mary was such a beautiful lady. I know it was very difficult for her the last year or so. She is in Heaven now. God Bless her and God Bless all of you.

  • Alison April 16, 2022 11:40 pm

    Rest In Peace, Aunt Mary ❤️ God bless you all . My love and sympathy to you all ❤️

  • Marlene harmon April 18, 2022 5:21 am

    Rest in peace mary .you were a devoted wife and mother

  • Lee and Bobby Donato April 25, 2022 2:54 pm

    To Nick and June and the Centrella family
    So sorry to hear of Mary’s passing as well of your Dad and Brother, they were such wonderful people our deepest condolences

  • Steve Mccarthy October 3, 2022 7:23 am

    So sorry to hear of your loss , I’LL pray for peace and healing in your family. I always heard Ed speak of her when we worked together at septa

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