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Maria (Nani) DeNunzio peacefully passed away Saturday, July 22nd 2017. She was born on September 18, 1925 in Forno in the province of Massa Carrara, Italy. Maria lived in the United States since 1946 when she crossed the ocean aboard the great liner MS Vulcania.
The focus of Maria's life was her devotion to family who continue to be blessed by her Italian heritage, passion of dancing, music, and great cooking throughout her life. Her traditions will be carried on with pride as they are shared with future descendants to come.
Maria was preceded in death by her mother Consiglia Logli, father Archimede Giuseppe Nani, husband Anthony DeNunzio, brother Roberto Nani, and brother Alessandro Nani. Maria is survived by her sister Anna Terreni, sister Valentina Cecconi, son Robert Gray, and daughter Anna Doerr. She was also survived by 5 loving grand children, 11 loving great grandchildren, and 2 loving great great grandchildren.
Family will receive friends for a celebration of life memorial at Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home located at 1360 North Courtenay Parkway, Merritt Island, FL. 32953 on Saturday July 29 at from 9:30-10:30 am with service to follow at 10:30am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Maria's name to the Parkinsons Association ( or the Alzheimers Association (