July 27, 1955 ~ March 26, 2009
Greece: Thursday, March 26, 2009. Predeceased by her parents, Antonio and Costanza DeMartino. Survived by her beloved husband Robert W. Burnside; mother of James Antonio and Michael Armando Burnside; sister of Sandra Chappius (DeMartino). Her smile and sparkling personality filled the room and touched the hearts of everyone that knew her. Her greatest joys were her family and friends, sharing meals, and special times with them. Maria, your eyes sparkled when you smiled and your smile will forever live on in our hearts. May you rest comfortably in the loving arms of the Lord. Friends may call Sunday 1-5 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday 9:00 AM at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Cathedral, The Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, The American Cancer Society, or The Lipson Cancer Center, in her memory.