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AUSTINTOWN – Marie T. Monico, 91, formerly of Girard, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Victoria House, in Austintown.

Marie was born on Sept. 7, 1927, in Palena, Chieti, Abryzzo, Italy, the daughter of Gaetano and Lucia (Ferrara) Colaiacovo.

Marie had previously worked at Shenango Pottery and Ramada Inn, but for most of her life she devoted her time to her family as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She was a member of St. Rose Church, a former member of the Catholic Women’s Club and enjoyed reading in her spare time.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Thomas (Rita) Monico of Henderson, Nev., Gary (Kelly) Monico, of Farmington, Mich. and Karen (Randy) Monico Gleason, of Missouri City, Texas; her grandchildren, Daniel (Jamie) Monico, Angela (David) Rapone and Tony Monico; and her great-grandchildren Gia Monico, Ava Monico and Vincenzo Rapone.

Besides her parents, Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony L. Monico Jr., whom she married July 15, 1950, and died on Dec. 27, 1986; her twin sister, Philomena Elisco; sisters Helen Amodie and Clara Staph; and her brother, Benito Colaiacovo.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 19, at noon, at St. Rose Church, where the family will receive relatives and friends from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Marie will be laid to rest at Girard City Cemetery, next to her husband, Anthony.

The family suggests that any memorial contributions be made to St. Rose Church.

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RIP Marie

“Sorry to hear about Marie passing away. She was a very good babysitter to our children, Willie and Amy when they were little She took very good care of them while we were at work. May she rest in peace”

 » Karen Constantino on July 16, 2019

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