Mary is the Don of the Pavano Family. She took control of the Pavano Family after her husband's death. She was suspected of poisoning him but was never charged. She was once in a relationship with family consigliere Arthur Zepulla and funded his law degree. Her latest love interest is Mario Venturella, a cat burglar from Algonquin.
Events of GTA IV
Mary sends many of her men to go to a deal to ambush James Pegorino, who was preparing to give the Pavanos money at an old refinery in order to get into The Commission by siding with the Pavanos. Pegorino later sends his best man, Niko Bellic, to attack Mary's men as a way of retribution.
LCPD Database record
Place of Birth:
Pavano Crime Syndicate
1960 - Possession Controlled Substance: Heroin
1961 - Extortion
1977 - Loansharking
1980 - Assault
1998 - Racketeering
2005 - Tax Evasion
Believed to have immigrated to the US from Italy at the age of 10.
Believed to have taken control of the Pavano Crime Syndicate since the death of her husband in 1990. She was a suspect in his poisoning but insufficient evidence to press charges.
Despite her age is often seen with men between the ages of 18 and 22.
Mary is the second youngest person to be arrested on the LCPD database, being only twelve when she was arrested for possession of heroin. The first is Eddie Low, who was arrested for animal abuse at age eight. The third would be Ray Boccino, being arrested at the age of 14 for possession of stolen property.