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Marie R. BelcastroNovember 9, 1920 ~ March 31, 2015 (age 94) 94 Years Old
Marie R. Belcastro, 94, of Niles, died Tuesday March 31, 2015 at her residence.
She was born September 9, 1920 in Niles the daughter of Sam and Caroline DeGennaro Conti.
She was a 1939 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, employed at Packard Electric during World War II, and a Trumbull County School Bus driver and aide for 12 years.
She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles, Catholic Women’s Guild, Bon Amici Club, Monday Rosary Group, enjoyed house plants, playing cards, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, learned how to fly fish on her 90th birthday, and traveling with her daughters to Hawaii, Mexico, and Italy among other places.
Her husband Fred Belcastro whom she married May 10, 1941 died August 10, 1989.
She will be deeply missed by two daughters, Karen Kirk and her husband John of Rocky River, Ohio and Deborah O’Leary and her husband Timothy of Warren, two grandchildren, Elisa Marie Bartels and her husband David and Brian Frederick Kirk and his wife Donika, two step-grandchildren, Timothy O’Leary Jr., and Jennifer O’Leary McKernan and her husband Christian, five great-grandchildren, Sophia, Angelina, Claire, Julia, and Daniel, three step-greatgrandchildren, Maggie, Regan, and Liam, and several close friends.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Joseph Conti, Michael Conti, Carmen Bonacci Sr. and a sister Lucy D’Amico.
Friends may call Monday from 4 to 7PM at The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles where the Mount Carmel Bereavement Ministry will conduct prayers at 6:30PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10AM Tuesday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles preceded by a 9:30AM prayer service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery.
Material contributions can be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 381 Robbins Ave, Niles, Ohio 44446.