Maria Cavaiuolo was led to the Lord by Angels on April 24, 2014, surrounded by family members. Born on June 20, 1929 in San Martino VC.AV. Italy, the daughter of the late Gennaro and Rosa (Lombardi) Pagnozzi. Maria came to Lockport, NY with her husband, the late Vittorio Cavaiuolo, who passed away in 2005 and their two children, Carlo and Domenico Cavaiuolo, where they established the Roma Tailor Shop.
Maria (also well-known to many as Nonna) was an avid Bocce player having won many championships. She also enjoyed cooking, baking, knitting, indoor and outdoor gardening, and most of all spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Maria was the wife of the late Vittorio Cavaiuolo and survived by her children, Carlo Cavaiuolo, Domenico Cavaiuolo, and Lucy (Thomas) Wronski. Also survived by her grandchildren, Mary (Mario) Cavaiuolo-Vitagliano, Stefania Cavaiuolo, Rebecca (Pasquale) Cavaiuolo-Bertenni, Mimmo Cavaiuolo, Katherine Cavaiuolo, Carlo Cavaiuolo, Christopher (Robin) Wronski, Victoria Wronski, Angelina Wronski; and great-grandchildren, Cristina and Melissa Vitagliano, Sofia and Italo Bertenni, and Joshua and Jamie Cavaiuolo. Maria was also the sister of Alfonso (Gilda) Pagnozzi, Salvatore (Antonietta) Pagnozzi, Esther Adamo all of Italy and the late Inez Pagnozzi Buculo, Anna Vetere, Paolo and Domenico Pagnozzi. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and many friends and family that knew her best as Nonna, Cummare and Mrs. C.
Relatives and friends may call on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 1-4 PM and 7-9 PM in Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10 AM in St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, 168 Chestnut Street, Lockport, NY. Entombment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
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