Mary Valvona is the 60 year-old leader 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 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. Her latest love interest is Mario Venturella, a cat burglar from Algonquin. She was once in a relationship with family consigliere Arthur Zepulla and funded his law degree. She, along with Catalina and Asuka Kasen from Grand Theft Auto III, Auntie Poulet from Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Elizabeta Torres from Grand Theft Auto IV are the only five gang leaders to be women in the Grand Theft Auto series.
LCPD Database information
First Name: Mary
Place of Birth: Palermo, Italy
Affiliations: 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.