Age 97, of the Elliott section of Pittsburgh, died peacefully on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Oakleaf Personal Care Home in Baldwin. Born Dec. 13, 1921, she was raised along with her brother Bill in Carnegie. She married Ralph W. Gettings (late) and lived most of her married life in the West End area of Pittsburgh. She was the beloved mother of Norma Clouse (Keith), Elaine Ryan (Bill), Mary Lou Hutchison (Stuart), and aunt of Anita Werking (Will); grandmother of Keith Clouse, Tom Ryan, Katie Wheeler (Dan), Paul Brauer (Brandy) and Amy Pasquarelli (Carmen); great-grandmother of Autumn Bulebush-Clouse, Cullen Wheeler, Emmeline Wheeler, Olivia Brauer, Max Brauer, Benjamin Pasquarelli, and Samantha Pasquarelli. Mary had many friends and in her early years loved to dance and was especially good at jitterbugging. She was a devoted life-long member of the Catholic Church. As an active member of the West End Senior Center for many years, she liked to socialize and play bingo. Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday only at ANTHONY G. STAAB FUNERAL HOME, INC., 900 Chartiers Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15220. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Philip Church, 50 W. Crafton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15205. Burial to follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Glendale.
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