Maria Passaro passed away at the age of 81 on October 13, 2016. She was born in Paestum, Italy on February 8th, 1935. She attended sewing school in Salerno and enjoyed sewing and making many beautiful custom draperies for most of her life. She was a devoted and loving mother, wife and sister. Her husband James of 51 years predeceased her in 2010 and she leaves behind her daughter Maria Louisa, her son James Jr. and brother and sister Emilio and Lucia of Paestum, Italy.