It is with profound sadness that the family of Mary Sue Minniti announce her sudden passing on Dec. 18, 2017. She passed away peacefully into the welcoming arms of her father and mother, Nello and Clara Baldoni and her loving sister Eleanor Clark.Mary was the devoted and loving mother to Ralph and Tari. Proud Nana of Hayden and Chelsey. She will be greatly missed by her siblings Elda (the late Don) Robson, Edzio (Lynn) Baldoni, Brian Baldoni, Linda (Bill) Hambling, brother-in-law Ken (the late Eleanor) Clark, and sister-in-law Louise (the late Nick) Minniti. Fondly remembered by Frank Minniti. Mary will also be missed by her many nieces and nephews, who considered her to be a kind and loving soul with a fiercely independent strength, which she displayed to the very end. She gave tirelessly to her family and insisted on living life on her terms. Your laugh, your smile and your warm heartfelt hugs will never be forgotten. Family and friends will gather at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL HOME, 585 Carlton St., St. Catharines on Friday, December 22 from A Funeral Liturgy outside of Mass will follow in the funeral home ceremony room at Interment to follow at VictoriaLawnCemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the LincolnCounty Humane Society or Beamsville 4Paw Rescue.