Maria Paletta



Of Highland Park on Friday, February 16, 2018, age 77.  Beloved wife of the late Juan F. Paletta; mother of John D. Paletta, MD (Amy), Frank Paletta, DMD, MD; (Staci, DMD), Rosa M. Richard (Raymond); Nanna of Nina, MD, Mia, Anthony, Ava, Gianfranco, Marco and  Jesse; sister of Francesco Lepera, Rosa Gentile, the late Teresa Lamanna and Vincenzo Lepera.  Maria emigrated from Savelli, Italy to Pittsburgh in 1968.  She enjoyed her garden and cooking for family and friends.  Her gnocchi were legendary.  Friends received at McCabe Bros., Inc. Funeral Home, 6214 Walnut Street, Shadyside on Sunday, 4-8 pm, where Funeral will commence on Monday at 9 am, followed by Mass of Christian Burial in St. Raphael Church at 10 am.  Condolences may be left at