Maria Marandola
Maria Marandola
  • January 27, 1925 - June 15, 2017
  • Palm Harbor, Florida

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Maria Marandola, 92 of Palm Harbor passed peacefully to her eternal reward at 12:10 AM June 8, 2017 at Suncoast Hospice of Clearwater.

She is predeceased by her husband Benjamin Michael, and by her sister Rose Schenone.

Maria is lovingly remembered by her daughters, Susan Woodman, and Carolyn Van Pelt , sons-in law Don Woodman, Kevin Van Pelt, grandsons, Benjamin, Andrew, Matthew, Christopher, great grandson Thomas, nephews Bobby, Roger and Albert Schenone and families.

Maria was born on January 27, 1925 in Lynbook New York but resided in Ferriera, Italy until returning to the USA after World War II at the age of 20. Her successful retail and fashion career stretched over 30 years and included Bergdorf Goodman, NYC and Jacobson's Florida.

A lifelong faithful Catholic, Maria most enjoyed spending time with her family, but was also a great cook, seamstress, amazing gardener and could strategize any card game from go-fish to poker.

Visitation, prayer and a celebration of life will be at Sylvan Abbey United Methodist Church 2817 Sunset Point Road Clearwater, FL 33759 Saturday, June 24, 2017, 2:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Mass of Christian burial will be at Espiritu Santo Catholic Church 2405 Philippe Parkway Safety Harbor, FL 34695 Saturday, June 24, 2017 1:45 PM - 02:15 PM

Condolences to the family may be offered online at www.dignity memorial .com