Marie F. Giordano (1931-2018)
It is with great sadness that the family of Marie Giordano announce her passing on November 14th after a brief illness.
Marie was born in New Rochelle on February 28th to the late Vito and Giovanna Fastiggi and was preceded in death by her husband Michael L. Giordano and sister, Irma Salmi.
She is survived by her daughters Virginia Giordano, Carolyn Giordano-Rudy and her husband Dean, and son, Michael Giordano, Jr and his wife Lena.
She is also survived by her sister, Jane Insolia, grandchildren Leonie and Nicholas Schulte, Michael Giordano III and Gabrielle Giordano-Cedor, in addition to many nieces, nephews and friends.
Marie was an avid traveler, with a keen sense of adventure. She toured the world with friends and family throughout her life, always ready for the next journey. She was also a gourmet cook with a passion for entertaining. Her family, friends and neighbors enjoyed numerous parties throughout the years at her home in New Rochelle.
Marie will also be lovingly remembered for her hard work and dedication to the success of her family business, Pelham Lumber.
Her legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of the many lives she has touched with her giving and generous spirit and her quick wit.
Please join us for one final celebration, as Marie embarks on her next journey.
Visiting hours will be Sunday 4-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc. 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle, NY 10805. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Monday 10:30am at Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.