Mary Valvona is the sixty year old leader of the Pavano Family. She took control of the Pavano Family after her husbands 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 is the only Don in all the Grand Theft Auto to be a women.

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.

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