Casey Funeral Home

350 Slosson Ave, Staten Island, NY



August 26, 1940March 21, 2020

Mary Ellen Adinolfi , 79 Beloved mother, grandmother, and sister Mary Ellen Adinolfi (79), a former executive secretary, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her Westerleigh home on Saturday, March 21, 2020. The lifelong Staten Islander was born Aug. 26,1940 at the United States Navy Submarine base Coco Solo, Panama. Mary Ellen was a graduate of St. Peter's Girls High School and the Grace Institute, and was a valued worker for the W.R Grace and Co. in both Manhattan and Cincinnati. In 1967, she married Louis J. Adinolfi and was a devoted wife and mother of three sons. As the matriarch of the family and the oldest of seven siblings, Mary Ellen dedicated her life providing love, support, and guidance to all those who were blessed by her presence. She enjoyed the power of prayer, travelling, summers in the Poconos, listening to Elvis Presley, and spending time with family and friends. She was a longtime parishioner of Holy Family Catholic Church. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Louis J. Adinolfi; her father, Thomas M. Reilly; her mother, Helen Reilly, and her brother, Patrick Reilly. She is survived by her three sons, Michael Adinolfi (Laura), Louis J. Adinolfi Jr, and Joseph Adinolfi; her two grandsons, Michael Adinolfi Jr. and Christopher Adinolfi; her three brothers, Thomas Reilly (Val), Joe Reilly (Darlene), and John Reilly (Deloris); her two sisters, Patricia Driscoll and Barbara De Lorenzo (Don), as well as her loving caregivers, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. In light of the current health crisis, a memorial service will follow at a future date.

Casey Funeral Home 350 Slosson Ave. Staten Island, N.Y. 10314 (718) 447-4242 Published in Staten Island Advance on Mar. 26, 2020

Hail Mary Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee, blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, March 26, 2020



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