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Maria Persico, 84, Of Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Maria Persico of Mount Vernon died Oct. 31. She was 84.

Persico was born Jan. 29, 1929, to Pietro and Christina Gherardi in Somendenna, Italy. She was a parishioner at St. Ursula's Church for many years.

Persico is survived by her children, Mary (Neil) Cronin, Robert (Anne) Persico, Nancy (Alfonso) DePalma; six grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Peter.

Family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 6pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4 at St. Ursula's Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jansen Hospice 670 White Plains Road, Suite 213 Scarsdale NY 10583.

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