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Marie Miccio

Marie C Miccio

Wednesday, November 23rd, 1921 - Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Marie Christine Miccio was born in 1921 to parents who emigrated from Poland. After attending High School in Erie Pennsylvania, she graduated from Cumberland Hospital School of Nursing in Brooklyn N.Y. and pursued a career as a registered nurse. She met my father while caring for his mother, fell in love and thought “he’d be a great father” - and he was.

While he was serving his country in WWII, they kept in touch by exchanging love letters by mail, and after the war they married. Mom and dad were married for 55 years.

She raised 7 children on 1 salary and made sure we all had a Catholic education. She sewed clothes for her children, clipped coupons and stretched the available dollars as much as possible. She always maintained a color-coordinated, well cared for, and elegant appearance.

We moved to Rockland County in the early 1970’s so she could take care of dad’s elderly parents in our home, until they passed.

Mom had many interests and a few passions:
• She was a fervent garage sale shopper.
• She became a Master Gardener in 1982.
• She volunteered at Cornell’s Cooperative Extension.
• She returned to college when she was in her 50’s and shared many of the same classes with her two youngest children. To their chagrin, she made the Dean’s List, and they did not. We were all very proud of her accomplishment.
• She learned to drive to get back and forth to school.
• She enjoyed being a member of many of the local senior citizens clubs.
• She was a great travel companion and loved observing other cultures - she traveled around the world.
• She joined the Rockland Senior Volunteer Program and crocheted and knitted Baby clothes for premies and lap robes for hospitalized veterans.
• She received her real estate license.
• She painted lovely pictures, and played the piano beautifully.
• She cooked 5 course meals for the holidays for her huge family.
• She was a strong, enduring realist, and never complained about her aches and pains.
• She was a grandmother to 5 and great grandmother to 3 children with one on the way.
• She loved reading and doing crossword puzzles which kept her mind sharp to the end of her life.

As she grew older and her world got smaller her family was always by her side.
She lost her battle with time at age 98¾ on July 20, 2020 under the watchful loving eyes of her family at home.

She LIVED.
She will be missed.
We thank her for all that she did.
We know she is at peace with our dad.
He waited a long time for her.
She was a loving and wonderful mom.


The Miccio family would ask in lieu of flowers donations to Hosta Gardens at Skyland's New Jersey Botanical Gardens P.O. Box 302, Ringwood NJ 07456 in Marie's name would be appreciated. Due to Covid 19 Pandemic the Family will be having a Memorial at a later date.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated on Monday July 27, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church in Suffern To view Marie's Funeral Mass livestreamed from the church visit https://sacredheartparish.org/ at 10:00 AM on Monday, burial will follow at the Frederick Loescher Veteran's Cemetery 220 Brick Church Road New Hempstead, NY, Due To Covid 19 Pandemic the Church is Only seating 25% of the Church. Friends may Call on Saturday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic the Funeral Home is allowed 33% capacity, and the family asks if you would respect their wishes and please keep to the 6 foot social distancing and wearing a mask in the funeral home at all times. They also ask those who can't make it please be a part of the wake service by logging onto scarrfuneralhome.net click on Marie’s Picture click on webcast and you may view wake from your home.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 25th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Saturday, July 25th, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Scarr Funeral Home
    Address
    160 Orange Avenue
    Suffern, NY 10901
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  • Service

    Monday, July 27th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, July 27th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Sacred Heart Church
    Address
    125 Lafayette Avenue
    Suffern, NY 10901
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  • Interment

    Monday, July 27th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, July 27th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Frederick Loescher Veterans Cemetery
    Address
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Airmont Senior Club

Posted at 08:59am
Our deepest sympathy to Marie’s family.
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James, Isabelle, and Kenzo

Posted at 10:25am
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Posted at 06:18pm
I loved my Aunt Marie very much. She was there for me when I went to Hofstra, She always had a positive take on anything I told her. She could see the bright side of everything. Now, I know she will be lighting up heaven even more.
I loved traveling with her through the highlands of Scotland sharing leek soup and rolls. She was always ready for adventure. She always sent me love. I felt that always. I am a better person because of her.
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Leo Blanes

Posted at 05:51pm
To the Miccio Family, Your mom was a truely wonderful person. Paula and I are deeply privileged to have known her.
Paula and Leo Blanes
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Betty Flahive

Posted at 08:11pm
Sending Love & Prayers to you all. I wish we could be with you this weekend. Know that we are with you in Spirit. Grandma Miccio will be remembered fondly from All the wonderful gatherings/party's we shared.
Love,
Betty & Larry
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