D & # 39; Alesandro was born into an Italian-American family called "Young Tommy".
"His life and guidance paid homage to the Catholic values we grew up with: faith, family, patriotism, and he was deeply convinced, as our parents do, that the ministry is a noble vocation and that we are Everyone had the responsibility to help others, "she said.
Religious Catholics, Pelosi said her brother is now with the angels.
"All his life, Tommy has worked alongside the angels and now he's with them," she said.
D & # 39; Alesandro is survived by his wife Margaret, his children Thomas, Dominic, Nicholas, Patricia and Gregory and his grandchildren "whom he adored," Pelosi said in the statement.
Baltimore mayor Jack Young, a Democrat, expressed his constitution In a statement to Pelosi and the D & # 39; Alesandro family on Sunday, it was said that the former mayor "will be remembered for his dedication and his love of the city
"He led the city in a turbulent time, taking important steps in the ministry such as creating summer recovery programs for youth, eliminating racial barriers to employment and education, and laying the foundations for the world-famous Inner Harbor," said Young.
This story has been updated.
Kevin Bohn and Dana Bash of CNN have contributed to this story.