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D'Andrea Bros. Funeral Home

99 Oak Street, Copiague, NY

OBITUARY

Amelia A. Maurinac

August 31, 1923July 23, 2020

Amelia Maurinac, a long-time resident of Copiague, L.I., passed on Thursday, July 23rd at the age of 96 years.

Amelia was born in Bavaria, Germany to her late parents, Joseph and Walburga (nee Wiedemann) Baur. She emigrated to the United States with her grandparents at the age of 4. She grew up in the Bronx, attending public schools, and graduated in 1941. In her years of work, she was a Medical Secretary to Dr. Gustav Samak in Lindenhurst and 20 years in Brunswick Hospital in Amityville as an Executive Secretary. She met her late husband, David Maurinac, in 1937 in the Bronx, while rollerskating with her friends. They married in 1943 and made their home in the Bronx and then moved to Copiague in 1961, where they raised their own family.

In her private time, Amelia enjoyed OLA Altar Rosary Society and Hospice Volunteer.

She is predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Walberga; her husband, David; her son-in-law, John McCue; and her longtime companion, Joseph Stanzione. Surviving are her daughters - Alice McCue and Michele Ann Law (Lawrence Sven Law); her grandchildren - John David (Angel) McCue, Jennylee (Stewart) Terzopoulos, Jonathan Law (Kerrin Link) and Samantha Law (Ken Fearon); and her great-grandchildren - Penelope and Harrison. Also surviving are her cousins – Mary Beyerbach, Daniel (Gerry) Beyerbach, Josephine Kestel and Rosel Hatt.

Family and friends will gather at the Funeral Home on Sunday, July 26th, from 2 - 4:30 and 7 - 9:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, July 27th at 9:45 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Copiague. Interment will follow at Calverton National Cemetery.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, July 26, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Monday, July 27, 2020

  • Cemetery Interment Service

    Monday, July 27, 2020

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Mary Beyerbach

July 25, 2020

Amelia Maurinac, was my first cousin, known to me as "Millie"., When I left home at 19 to attend school in NYC, from another state, my weekend subway trips to spend time with her ,her family and her parents who were my aunt and uncle are such a warm memory of my youth as we sat around the kitchen table talking and laughing.

As the years passed, Millie and I shared many conversations and comforts with one another , .. loss of our parents, widowhood for both of us, happy moments of stories of our children, world events, her memories of our grandparents on my mother's side, whom I never met.

In her later years she told me of the fun and companionship she found with such a peasant man in her town named Joe.
Her warm friendly personality matched her outward beauty, and her generosity with her charity time was another example of her genuine kindness. She was beloved by so many . I shared a birthday with her one year in her home. ...So many cards! We went to Mass and so many people greeted her as she returned their warmth.

She lived a long and wonderful life, and leaves behind her daughters Alice and Michelle, grandchildren, great grandchildren , extended family and so many friends. She spread her love to all including the many pets she had over the years,

She will always be in my heart.
"Goodbye lovely lady".
Love,
Cousin Mary

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FROM THE FAMILY

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