Mrs. Mary Ann (DeGristina) Holzhauer, age 71, of state Route 5, St. Johnsville, passed away on Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, 2013, in Florida. Her family was at her side.
She was born on Oct. 8, 1942, in Herkimer, a daughter of the late Sam and Florence (Paratore) DeGristina, and was educated in St. Johnsville schools. She practiced the Catholic faith. Her marriage to Donald W. Holzhauer took place in 1967. Her loving family survives, including her husband, Don; children, Frederick Pierce and his wife, Agatha, of St. Johnsville, Donna Henshaw and her husband, Bob, of Florida, Cheri Kramer, of Florida, and Diana Pettit, of St. Johnsville; her sisters, Jeanie Wright and Joanie Citriniti, of Utica; brothers, Joe Paratore and wife, Jane, of Florida, David Treen, of Utica, Robert DeGristina and wife, Maria, of Utica, Tom DeGristina, of Utica, and Anthony DeGristina and wife, Patricia, of Utica; along with grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a brother, Jim, and a sister, Mamie.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at 10 a.m. from the Enea Family Funeral Home, 9 Center Street, St. Johnsville, with the Reverend Dennis Murphy, pastor of Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Fort Plain, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Johnsville Cemetery. Friends and relatives may pay their respects one hour prior to the funeral service on Monday from 9 until 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
An online note of sympathy may be extended at www.eneafamily.com. Kevin E. Enea, funeral director, 518-568-2300.