Mary R. (Riozzi) Romano - April 2, 2010

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RAVENA – Mary R. (Riozzi) Romano, 89, died Friday, April 2, 2010 in Delmar.  Mary was born in Glasco, NY on July 24, 1920 and was the daughter of the late Cosmo and Rose Riozzi.

     Known affectionately by her grandchildren and many others as “Nana,” she was a tremendous example of self-less and unconditional love. For many years she worked as a seamstress before retiring to what she was most passionate about, caring for her family. Mary was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend to all.

         Mary is survived by her son, Joseph; daughter-in-law, Linda Peacock of Saratoga Springs; brother John Riozzi of Hudson; grandsons, Jason, Christopher and Damian; great-grandchildren, Samuel, Hannah, Olivia, Caleb, Sarah, Sienna, Abby Fay, Ava and Liah. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband of 60 years, George Romano and her brothers Pat, Damian and Cosmo Riozzi Jr.

         Funeral services will be held at 12pm, Tuesday April 6th at Grace Covenant Church in Ravena. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Coeymans. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday prior to the service starting at 10am.