Mary Ann Pinto
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Devoted Wife, Mother and Grandmother
Naugatuck, CT Mary Ann (Presto) Pinto, 74, wife of Joseph F. Pinto, died peacefully on February 26, 2019 at The Hearth at Southbury.
Mary Ann was born on August 15, 1944 in Waterbury, CT a daughter of the late John and Josephine (Frenis) Presto and was a lifelong resident of Naugatuck. She was a former employee of the Naugatuck Savings Bank and was a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Church, where she had served as a Eucharistic Minister. Mary Ann was a devoted wife for over 53 years and will be missed dearly by her husband Joe who spent every day by her side. She was also a dedicated, selfless and wonderful mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, reading and especially loved the children in her family and always looked forward to her annual Christmas parties for the kids. She had a passion for horses along with volunteering at St. Francis Church and School where she was actively involved while her son Joey was in school. Mary Ann was a strong, kind and generous person who will always be remembered for the goodness in her heart.
In addition to her husband Joe, Mary Ann is survived by her son and daughter in law, Joseph and Dana Pinto; her grandchildren, Chase and Chloe Pinto; her sisters, Anna Paige and her husband John and Virginia Taylor and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, Mary Ann was predeceased by her sister, Angela Taylor and her nephews, Ronnie Paquette, John Hackett and Ryan Olson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:00am at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church Street, Naugatuck. Everyone attending is kindly asked to meet directly at church. Burial will follow in St James Cemetery. There are no calling hours and arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. In lieu of flowers and to honor Mary Ann’s memory, contributions can be made to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770.