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Official Obituary of

Mary Candida Scandale

October 16, 1938 ~ May 16, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Mary Candida Scandale Obituary

Mary Candida Scandale age 84 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 16, 2023, in the Greenery with her beloved family by her side. She was born October 16, 1938, in Canonsburg, a daughter of the late Armando and Filomena Colaizzo DiSibio. Mary was raised in Canonsburg where she graduated from Canonsburg High School class of 1956. She was a faithful member of St. Oscar Romero Parish St. Patrick Church, where she taught CCD classes for 25 years and a member of the Christian Mothers Guild and Guild. Mrs. Scandale was a hairdresser by trade and a dedicated homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother, who enjoyed baking and canning from her Italian heritage and watching her grandchildren when they were little. On June 17, 1961, she married Frank “Wishbone” Scandale who passed away October 24, 2017, after 55 years of marriage. Left behind to cherish her memory are her devoted daughters, Rosa M. (John) Quatman and Lucia F. (David) Stopenski, both of Canonsburg, granddaughters, Nadia (Corey) Nicholson, Carina Stopenski and Maria Stopenski, her great grandson, Malcolm Nicholson, two nieces, Phyllis Scandale and Susan McKelvey and many great nieces and nephews. Mary was the last of her immediate family. Deceased, in addition to her husband and parents is her brother Orlando DiSibio.

Friends and family are welcome from 2 pm until 8 pm Thursday May 18, 2023, in SALANDRA FUNERAL and CREMTION SERVICES, INC. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where departing prayers will be recited at 9:30 am, Friday May 19, 2023. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am in St. Oscar Romero Parish St. Patrick Church 317 West Pike Street Canonsburg. Interment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Peters Twp. To view or extend condolences please visit

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May 18, 2023

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Salandra Funeral and Cremation Service, Inc.
304 West Pike Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317

Departing Prayers
May 19, 2023

9:30 AM
Salandra Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service Inc (West Pike Street, Canonsburg)

Mass of Christian Burial
May 19, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church
317 West Pike Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317

Interment following funeral service
May 19, 2023

Queen of Heaven
2900 Washington Road
McMurray, PA 15317


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