Maria A. Piacquadio, 80, a resident of Margaretville, died Monday, June 10, 2013 at Mountainside Residential Care Center where she had lived since February 3, 2010.
She was born November 19, 1932 at Collesannita, Italy, the daughter of Innocenzo and Libra (Zeolla) Tedesco. Maria married Anthony O. Piacquadio on June 16, 1952 in Italy.
She was a superb cook and enjoyed gardening, knitting, and crocheting. Maria worked as a dressmaker in the garment district in New York City and later worked with her husband in his construction business. Maria and her husband Anthony moved to Margaretville in 1962.
Maria is survived by her husband, Anthony O. Piacquadio; three daughters, Antoinetta and her husband Paul Currie Jr., Constance and her husband John Mathiesen, and Lilly Piacquadio. Four grandchildren, Rachel, Eric, Anthony and Alex and a sister in Italy, Josephine Piacquadio, also survive.
Calling hours will be held at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville on Friday, June 14, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, Margaretville on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 1 p.m.
Committal prayers will follow at the Margaretville Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.