Mary V. Traverse, “The Pie Lady”

Mary V. Traverse, 86, died Feb. 9, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born in Burlington, March 23, 1932, daughter of Frederick and Irene (Bryant) Gary.

Mary was a cook at the Loretto Home, Christ the King Rectory, Burnham Hollow, Bagel Café and Olivia’s Market. She was known as “The Pie Lady”.

She was Foster Parent of the Year in 1992.

She was a member of St. Alphonsus Church in Pittsford.



Family Information

Surviving are her family members, Patrick G. Traverse and wife Pamela, Erin S. Traverse and wife Patti, Alfred T. Traverse and wife Sherri, Edward J. Traverse and wife Roxana, Robin E. Hanfield and husband William Sr., Valerie L. Rowe and husband Jeremy, Patricia A. Traverse, Jessica L. Traverse; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a brother Louis.