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Mary Elizabeth Danko

May 2, 1934 ~ August 7, 2019 (age 85)


Mary Elizabeth Danko originally of McKeesport, died Wednesday August 7th, 2019 comfortably with her devoted family at her side.  She was born May 2, 1934 to the late Andrew and Mary (Vanno) Shivey.  Mary was a graduate of McKeesport High School, where she took classes to be trained in cosmetology and met her husband James Albert Danko.  They were married in August of 1954, spending over 65 years together, theirs was a true love story.  James always said it was love at first site.  She retired from the hospitality industry working at Century III Mall in Pittsburgh.

Mary will be deeply missed by her family and all who knew her.  She is survived by her loving husband, James Albert; two children, James (Amy) Danko of Jeannette and Lynn (Stephen) Brown of Maryland; five grandchildren, Michael (Hallie), Taylor, Victoria, Emily, and Callista; as well as a sister Evelyn Struck of New Bern, NC.  In addition to her parents, she was pre-deceased by sister Vivian and a brother Andrew.  At Mary’s request there will be no viewing and entombment will be private.  All arrangements entrusted to ASHLEY D. X. NYE CREMATION CARE & FUNERAL HOME INC.  408 Depot Street Youngwood.To send online condolences please visit

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