Maria Canzanella, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on April 18, 2018. She was 90.
Maria was born on April 1, 1928 in Montelongo, Campobasso, Italy to the late Giuseppe and Concetta (Bisceglia) Pallante. She was an avid gardener, who loved to cook and travel. She was a member of the New Rochelle Women’s Club.
She was predeceased by her husband Guerino who died on February 23, 1996 and her twin sister Laura Pallante. She is survived by her children: Rino (Diane) Canzanella, Lucia (Franklin) Ritacco, Mary Ann Canzanella and Joseph Canzanella; her 5 grandchildren and her 3 sisters: Bersabea, Regina and Benita.
Visiting will be Friday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. A funeral mass is scheduled for Saturday 9:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Sister Servants of Mary Ministers of the Sick, 3305 Country Club Road, Bronx, NY 10465 or The Calvary Fund, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461 (with note on check for “Hospice”) or
A Cancer Research Fund of Your Choice.