Marie Ann Riguardi
Marie Ann Riguardi
  • February 22, 1927 - December 23, 2016
  • Cary, North Carolina

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Marie Ann Riguardi, 89, died Friday morning in her home in Cary, NC.

Born February 22, 1927 in Brooklyn NY to John and Josephine Busacca, Marie was one of four children. She was a long-time resident of Brooklyn, NY, but also took residence in Manhattan, St. Petersburg, FL, Toms River, NJ and most recently, Carolina Preserve, in Cary NC.

Marie married Frank Riguardi in 1945.  Early in her career, she worked as a seamstress and later was a dedicated US Postal Employee for 24 years.

A kind and generous person who will be missed by everyone that knew her, Marie was also a wonderful cook who loved writing letters to her cousins in Italy, caring for others, gardening, and spending time with her family.

Marie was predeceased by her husband Frank in 2003.  She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Margaret and Joe Margiotta, grandchildren, Angela and Tony Pandiscia and Joseph and Elizabeth Margiotta, and great-grandchildren, Derek, Jillian, Maggie and Anna. 

A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 30, 2016 at St. Michael the Archangel, 804 High House Road, Cary. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Inurnment to follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, 56 Cedar Grove Road, Toms River, New Jersey on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 11:00 am

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Cr., Raleigh, NC 27607.