Mary "Dolly" Pagano

Mary (Fasano) Pagano, 85, of the Plantsville section of Southington and formerly of Wolcott, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the wife of the late Daniel Pagano.
Born March 19, 1933 in Waterbury she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Canale) Fasano.
Mary resided in Southington for the past 11 years, raising her family in Wolcott. Anyone who met Mary loved her. She enjoyed trips to the casino with her posse and playing cards and winning. She enjoyed cooking and gardening. Most of all she loved spending time with her friends and family.
She is survived by her three daughters, Gail Russo and husband Ralph of Englewood, FL, Audrey Bongiorno of Plantsville and Marlene LeVasseur of Plantsville; two brothers, Nicholas Fasano of Wolcott and William Fasano and wife Mary of Terryville; two sisters, Nancy DiMaria of Wolcott and Clara Galeski of Naugatuck; five grandchildren, Daniel Fasano, Nicole Ghandour, Leonard Fasano III, Joseph and Michael Bongiorno; two great-grandchildren, Trinity and Joseph Fasano and several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, 12 p.m. at St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St., Plantsville. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury. Calling hours will be Thursday prior to the Mass from 9-11:30 a.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave., NY, NY 10065. For online condolences and directions please visit,