OBITUARY

Maria Concetta Ardizzone

Passed away on August 9, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Walter B. Cooke Funeral Home, New York, NY.

Maria Concetta was born on March 25, 1914 in Limina, Sicily, Italy the daughter of Paulo and Maria Costa. She married Filippo Ardizzone in February 1938. She then started her journey to America leaving Sicily on August 4, 1938 and setting sail from Naples on August 9, 1938. Arriving in New York City, the city where dreams are made, in the land of opportunity. She settled in the Upper East Side and started a family having two beautiful children, Anita and Alex. Together they built a wonderful life for four generations.

Maria, or Nonna as she was known by many lived a long healthy life. She traveled near and far, from San Diego to Alaska to all around her home country of Italy, ate and cooked the best Italian food, taught her family and friends lessons about life that they will never forget. She has found the key to Paradiso. May she rest in peace. Buon viaggio Nonna. Ci rivedremo. We love you so much.

In lieu of flowers donations in Maria’s memory may be made to:

Mary Manning Walsh Nursing Home 1339 York Avenue New York, NY 10021

Calvary Hospital In Home Hospice 1740 Eastchester Road Bronx, NY 10461

St. Jude Children’s Hospital

Make A Wish Foundation

Services

  • Visitation Friday, August 12, 2011
  • Visitation Friday, August 12, 2011
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 13, 2011
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Maria Concetta Ardizzone

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Concettina Restifo

August 13, 2011

Concettina, cugina and "older sister",
Aruba non sara la stessa sensa di te. We miss and love you. Sarai nelle nostre preghiere. Da Concettina e Filippo

August 12, 2011

Concettina you were one of a kind. You have touched so many people in your life and you will be missed by all.
I will fondly remember wonderful times at East 84th Street.
With Love The Rufa Family

Gaetana Restifo

August 12, 2011

YOU WERE AN AMAZING WOMAN THAT WE LOVED AND RESPECTED. WE WILL CHERISH THE MEMORIES OF BEAUTIFUL TIMES SPENT TOGETHER. ALREADY MISSING YOU -- REST IN PEACE...... STAMPONE FAMILY

gaetana restifo

August 12, 2011

you were an amazing person that we loved and respected. we will have beautiful memories of you and our special times together. we already miss you; rest in peace....... STAMPONE FAMILY

PHYLLIS BUCALO

August 10, 2011

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN YOU WERE A GREAT PERSON WHO WILL BE REMEMBERED FOREVER. LOVE THE BUCALO FAMILY

FROM THE FAMILY