Mary Valvona

Mary Valvona
Appearances GTA IV
Full Name Mary Valvona
Gender Gender::Female
Date of Birth 1948
Place of Birth Sicily, Italy
Age Now 76
Nationality Italian
Home Liberty City
Family Don Pavano (husband, until 1990)
Main Affiliations Pavano Family

Mary Valvona is a character in the HD Universe mentioned in Grand Theft Auto IV. She is the 60-year-old leader of the Pavano Family in 2008.

Mary imigrated to Liberty City in 1958, and two years later at the age of 12 had become addicted to heroin, being arrested for it. She continued her life of crime until she was last arrested for tax evasion in 2005.

She took control of the Pavano Family after her husband's death in 1990. 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 from Grand Theft Auto III and Auntie Poulet from Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, are the only three female gang leaders in the Grand Theft Auto series.

LCPD Database information

Surname: Valvona

First Name: Mary

Age: 60

Place of Birth: Palermo, Italy

Affiliations: Pavano Crime Syndicate

Criminal Record:

  • 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.