On the morning of August 22, 2022, Maria Maffucci passed away at the age of 87. Maria was born to Mercurio and Anna Cicoira on July 22, 1935 in Calitri, Italy. On January 17, 1955, she married Michele Maffucci and together they raised three children: Marianna, Leonardo, and Vincenza. They made their home in New Rochelle, NY after emigrating from Italy in 1970. Maria was known for her fiery spirit, devotion to her family and the Church, and her cooking – most notably, her homemade pasta and cream puffs.
Maria is survived by her husband of 67 years, Michele, their three children, their five grandchildren: Maria, Fenizia, Chloe, Jonathan, and Alexandra, and her sister Angela Valente. A wake will be held from 4 – 8 PM on August 25th at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM on August 26th at St. Joseph’s Church in New Rochelle. For those who would like to make a donation, in lieu of flowers, please give t o St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. https://www.stjude.org/donate/srch/donate-in-honor-or-memory-of-someone.html
Visiting Thursday 4-8pm
Mass Friday 10:00 am St. Joseph’s Church
Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery