Marie Cuomo, 94, of Hamden, passed away at her home with family by her side on March 15, 2017. She was born on January 17, 1923 in Manhattan, NY. She was predeceased by her loving parents, Giuseppe Anzalone and Carmela Villani Anzalone, her brother Gerard R. Anzalone and his wife Anna, her beloved husband Paul A. Cuomo, and her adored son Michael Cuomo. She was the treasured mother of her surviving children, Joseph A. Cuomo and his wife Alicia S. of Katy, TX, and Carmela Cuomo and her husband Paul R. Bartholomew of Hamden, CT, adored Nana/Grandma to Amymarie Bartholomew of Somerville, MA, Michael C. Cuomo and his wife Nicole F. of Katy, TX, and Christina L. Cuomo of Houston, TX, beloved cousin to Evelyn E. Pagnano of Whitestone, NY, admired Aunt and Great-Aunt to many nieces, nephews, cousins, and godchildren throughout the US, and warm friend to many. Marie graduated with a Bachelors in Chemistry from Hunter College at the age of 20. For over 25 years she taught math, science, and computers to third through eighth graders. When she lived in New York she was an active member of the Immaculate Conception Parish. Most recently Marie was a parishioner of St. Rita's Church and active in the Angel Prayer Line; she remained devoted to the Blessed Mother throughout her entire life. She was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword and jumble puzzles, a good game of Pinochle, and dancing. Marie was a firm believer in education and was always learning. At the age of 78 she started Yoga and at 90 she took up French and the piano. Marie loved life and lived it to the fullest. She will be greatly missed. Friends are invited to visit with her family at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden on Saturday, March 18th from 2:00 to 4:00p.m and 5:00 to 8:00p.m. AND on Sunday, March 19th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 20th in St. Rita's Church at 9:30a.m. followed by a burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY.

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