Greece: Went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on April 28, 2011 at age 91. Predeceased by her husband, Ignazio Torregrossa; great-grandson, Nicholas Torregrossa. She is survived by her sons, Joseph (Carol) Torregrossa & Serafino (Gina) Torregrossa; daughter, MaryAnne (Arthur) Constantine; grandchildren, Joseph (Chrissi) Torregrossa, Michael (Terri Dudek) Torregrossa, Lisa (Michael) Grolling, Jason Torregrossa, Amanda (Ramy Eskander) Torregrossa, Vincent Torregrossa, Nicholas (Jessica) Torregrossa, Marcus, Maria, Christa & Joshua Constantine; great-grandchildren, Tia, Alexis, Olivia, Mia & A.J.; brother, Antonio Pavone; nieces and nephews; many dear friends. Maria's family would like to express a sincere thank you to the staff of the Victorian Unit at Edna Tina Wilson Living Center for their outstanding care and support. Friends may call, Sunday 2-6 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday 11:00 A.M. at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd. Interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Edna Tina Wilson Living Center, 700 Island Cottage Road, Rochester NY 14612 in her memory.

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  1. How lucky we were to get to know Maria-even if, just for a short time. She was a beautiful woman who leaves behind a beautiful, loving family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  2. My deepest condolences. Remember all the good times you had with your mother.
    May she rest in peace
    PEtunia LaLetta

  3. We all love and will miss Parina Maria. Her life was a true example of loving family, generosity, joy and faith. God has blessed us for allowing us to enjoy her presence on this Earth for 91 years, may she now rest in peace and enjoy eternal life.

    With all Our Love,
    Pina&Gabe Napolitano
    Maria and the Geesler Family
    Lucia and the Paxton Family
    Clara Sciarpa Rosas
    Rosa Simmons&Family

  4. We would like to extend our sympathy
    to Maria’s family. We enjoyed our brief
    time together. Maria was a beautiful lady
    and a joy to know.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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