Marie Ann (DeNicco) Liberatori, 80, wife of Bernard P. Liberatori, of Stowe, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, on Saturday at her residence after a battle with cancer.
Born in Stowe on October 23, 1928, she was the daughter of the late August and Julia (Malescio) DeNicco.
Surviving with her husband are daughters Sandra M. Liberatori, wife of Eric Steckerl, of Collegeville, Kathleen L. Blystone, of North Carolina, LuAnn E. Liberatori, wife of Michael Capinski, of Stowe; brothers Anthony and August Jr. DeNicco both of Pottstown; sisters Theresa Cocci of N. Coventry Twp., Isabelle Wanner of N. Coventry Twp., Diane Meade of Pottstown, and Shirley Muscatello of N. Coventry Twp. Also surviving are grandchildren Sarabeth and Amanda Steckerl, Michelle and Kristin Blystone, and Gabrielle and Ben Davidheiser; and step-grandchildren Josh, Ryan, and Jason Capinski; also brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and nieces and nephews. Along with her parents she is predeceased by a granddaughter Mary Elizabeth, and son-in-law Barry Blystone, and several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Marie attended St. Columbkill RC Church in Boyertown and was a member of St. Gabriel’s RC Church in Stowe, where she was a member of the Women’s Club and was a volunteer and co-chair of bingo. She was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary. Marie loved her family, particularly her grandchildren. She also enjoyed her home and her flower gardens.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, 10AM at St. Columbkill RC Church, 200 Indian Spring Road, Boyertown with Fr. Robert McConaghy officiating. Entombment will follow in Highland Memorial Park Mausoleum, Pottstown. Friends may call on Wednesday, from 6PM to 7:30PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown and on Thursday from 9:30 to 10:00AM at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Gabriel’s RC Church and/or Marie DeNicco Liberatori Fund for Cure of Rare Cancers, c/o APEX Federal Credit Union, 540 Old Reading Pike, Stowe, PA 19464.