On August 21, 2004, MARY ELLEN (nee Benizio); beloved wife of the late Joseph L. Cancelli; devoted mother of Jacqueline, Edsel and Michael Thorpe, Frances Mitchem (nee Cancelli) and Anna Marie Cancelli; loving daughter of Josephine and the late Frank Benizio; dear sister of Nancy Menefee, Helen Picarelli and Joann Welsh. Also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A Catholic Prayer Service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue, on Wednesday at 12 noon. Interment Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday 7 to 9 P.M. and Tuesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 202, Baltimore, MD 21204 or The American Cancer Society, PO Box 43025, Balto., MD 21236.

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