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Mariantonia Drago

January 12, 1927 January 13, 2020
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Mariantonia Drago
January 13, 2020-Janaury 12, 1927
Middletown, NY
Mariantonia Cortese Drago, a longtime resident of Middletown, died on Monday, January 13, 2020 at Orange Regional Medical Center with her devoted family at her side. She had just celebrated her 93rd birthday.
The daughter of the late Domenico Cortese and Elisabetta Lostubo Cortese, she was born on January 12, 1927 in Magisano, Italy. When Mariantonia came to the United States, she worked as a seamstress, locally for Classy Leather Goods, Kassell Brothers, Lee Bridal and Robert Hall. She married Vincenzo Drago, who predeceased her in 1973. She was proud of her Italian heritage, and she shared her traditions with her children and grandchildren. She loved to cook and garden. She cooked for everyone. She had a freezer full of meals that could feed her family for a year.
She is survived by her children, Domenico and his wife Barbara, Goffredo and his wife Andrea, and Maria Spadafora and her husband Antonio, and daughter-in-law Maria Drago, all of Middletown. Mariantonia is also survived by the nine grandchildren, whom she cherished, Maria, Vincenzo, Michelle, Orlando, Vincent, Ariana, Elisa, Nicola and Anthony; and her great-grandchildren, Alexis, Anthony, Illiana, Giana, Eli and Nina and two great-great-grandchildren, Maryah and Ayden, as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by one son, Orlando.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc, 130 Highland Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Friday, January 17, 2020 at St. Joseph's R.C. Church, 149 Cottage Street, Middletown, NY. Burial will follow in the family plot in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Donations in her name can be made to the St. Jude's Foundation. 262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc.

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Visitation

Thursday

16

Jan

6:00 PM 1/16/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/16/2020 8:00:00 PM
Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home

130 Highland Ave.
Middletown, NY 10940

Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home
130 Highland Ave. Middletown 10940 NY
United States

Service

Friday

17

Jan

11:00 AM 1/17/2020 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church

149 Cottage Street
Middletown, NY 10940

St. Joseph's Church
149 Cottage Street Middletown 10940 NY
United States

Graveside

Friday

17

Jan

12:00 PM 1/17/2020 12:00:00 PM
St. Joseph's Cemetery

149 Cottage Street
Middletown, NY 10940

St. Joseph's Cemetery
149 Cottage Street Middletown 10940 NY
United States

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St. Joseph's Cemetery Final Resting Place

149 Cottage Street
Middletown, NY 10940

149 Cottage Street Middletown 10940 NY
United States
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