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Mary Kay Dano of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family on January 11 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on December 7 1944. The daughter of the late Cyril and Leona Haase of Battle Lake, Minnesota. In her youth she enjoyed water skiing and spending time on the lakes near her home.
Mary attended Battle Lake High School and later attended Concordia College. This is where she met her future husband John Dano, who preceded her in death. Together they moved to Canonsburg Pennsylvania in 1965. Mary and John co-founded Dano Lawn Service. They enjoyed many years of running a successful business until handing over operations to their son John Michael. Mary was also employed by Shop N Save where she continued her love of plants and flowers until her retirement.
Mary Dano was an avid Civil War and history buff and enjoyed trips to Gettysburg with her close friend Donna Brockway. In addition to history, Mary also enjoyed watching football and exploring the internet. She had a deep love of animals, especially her cats. She was also one of the kindest and gentlest souls that most people had ever met . She will be deeply missed by all that were blessed to have known her.
Surviving are her son John M. Dano. Her daughter-in-law Paula Dano and her grandson John Anthony Dano.
At the family’s request, services with be held privately. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3827 Washington Road McMurray Pennsylvania.
Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s name to https://mageewomens.org/support for Gynecological Oncology Research and Education Fund.