Mabel Buffone Mangano

October 12, 1942April 26, 2021

Mabel Buffone Mangano, of St. Bernard, Louisiana, passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021. She was 78 years old. She leaves behind her son, Salvador A. Mangano Jr. and his wife TJ; her daughter, Tammy Mangano White and her husband John; her grandchildren, Salvador A. Mangano III (Tabitha), Tanner Mangano (Danielle), John White III, Matthew White, and Michael White; her great-grandchildren, Logan Mangano, Preston White, John White IV, Salvador A. Mangano IV, and Maylin Guidry Mangano; and her brothers, Anthony Buffone and Samuel Buffone. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, the late Salvador A. Mangano, Sr.; her parents, the late Cecilia and Octave Buffone Sr., and her siblings, the late Octave Buffone Jr. and James Buffone. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. VIRTUE STREET, in Chalmette, on Friday, April 30, 2021, from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM. A funeral service will begin in her memory at 11:00 AM. She will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery. Please be mindful that facial coverings are required, and physical distancing encouraged, at all times inside the funeral home.


  • Visitation

    Friday, April 30, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, April 30, 2021


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Robert Habans

April 30, 2021

I had the honor of getting to know Mabel and coming to respect her for her strength, courage and love for her family and for the residents of her nursing home. She accomplished a great deal in her life.
My condolences to her family on the loss of their matriarch.

Angela Unberhagen

April 28, 2021

My heartful sympathy for the Mangano family in their sorrowful time. May she rest in peace in the loving arms of our Lord. She will be sadly missed. Prayers for all.


April 28, 2021

My Prayers for Mrs. Maple and her family. May she rest in the Lords's hands

Thelma Lee

April 27, 2021

My deepest thoughts and prayers and heart are with Mabel's children grandchildren great grands her brothers and all family and friends. She was a woman of a beautiful
heart. I had the pleasure of working with her and Sal for twenty years. We went through good times and bad times we all laughed and shed tears together now they are together. She will be greatly missed. Sending all my love and hugs to all. Thank you TJ and Sal Jr. for being there.