Maria Telese, 83, formerly of 1 Southgate Road, passed away, Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the Bradford Manor.
Born February 19, 1933 in Cervino, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Pasquale and Margaret (Pascarella) Vigliotta.
On July 30, 1955 in St. Bernard Church, she married Antonio Telese, who passed away January 31, 2000.
She was a member of St. Bernard Church.
She was a home maker and enjoyed gardening and traveling.
She is survived by three children, a son, James (Monica) Telese of Rancho Viejo, TX, two daughters, Margaret (John)Philipson, of Denver, CO and Grace Telese, of Bradford; five grandchildren, Brandon Anthony Telese, Angela Philipson, Christina Philipson, Destinee Frenz and Faith Fitzsimmons; one great granddaughter, Brielle Telese; one brother, Michael (Theresa) Vigliotta and a sister in law, Rosa Vigliotta, all of Bradford and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she preceded in death by two brothers, James Vigliotta and Louis Vigliotta and a great nephew, Zachary P. "Zach" Vigliotta.
Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM, Saturday, September 24, 2016 in St. Bernard Church, with Rev. Raymond Gramata, Pastor, as Celebrant. Committal services and burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com