Mary G. Mazzolla

December 14, 1934February 12, 2019

Mary Mazzolla, a former resident of Hartsdale, NY passed away in Longs, SC on February 12, 2019. She was 84.

Maria Luisa “Mary” (nee.Gabelli ) Mazzolla was born December 14, 1934 in Solignano, Italy to Joseph and Josephine Gabelli. At age three, she and her mother immigrated to the United States by ship to Ellis Island to join her father and begin their new life in America. They ultimately settled in the Bronx, NY where Mary attended Roosevelt HS on Fordham Rd and the Fashion Institute. Mary later went on to have a successful career as branch Manager of Citibank and was a Trustee of The Gabelli Foundation.

Mary is survived by her beloved husband of over 37 years, John Mazzolla, and her son R.J. Ponzini of Brewster, NY, his daughter Brianna Ponzini, as well as her daughter Carol Solberg and her son Kyle Solberg of Spring Hill, FL. In addition to her children and grandchildren, Mary leaves behind her devoted brothers Mario (Regina) Gabelli and John (Carol) Gabelli as well as loving nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces and nephews and many friends. Mary’s outgoing personality and love of life left an indelible mark on all that knew her. Following services in N. Myrtle Beach, SC, visiting hours will be 2-4pm and 7-9pm Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Edwin L. Bennett Funeral Home, Scarsdale, NY and a mass of Christian burial is scheduled for 10:00am Friday morning , February 22nd at Sacred Heart Church, Lawton Ave, Hartsdale, NY, followed by burial at Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mary’s memory to the Valterese Foundation. To make a tax deductible donation to this 503 (c)(3) organization Please send a check to: 23-01 33rd Street, Astoria, New York 11105


  • Visitation Thursday, February 21, 2019
  • Visitation Thursday, February 21, 2019
  • Funeral Service Mass Friday, February 22, 2019
  • Entombment Friday, February 22, 2019

Mary G. Mazzolla

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Joyce Parson

February 18, 2019

Sweet Mary, Dave’s other mother, we miss you.

Dona Hullihen

February 18, 2019

We didn't know Mary well, but she lived on our block. We are very sorry for the loss of your beloved wife, John. May you find peace and comfort in your memories of her.

Jim and Dona Hullihen

Stephanie McGuire

February 14, 2019

With deepest sympathy to John and family. I knew Mary over 40 years and will miss her.
I recently reconnected with John and Mary since their move to South Carolina.
Mary worked for me at Citibank and was an outstanding performer. We will be remembered by all.
Rest In Peace dear Girlfriend 😘