Stroo Funeral Home, Inc. 
1095 68th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Phone:  (616) 455-9280 
Fax: (616) 455-2035
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Michael A. Vos - Owner / Manager
 Robert K. Stroo - Owner / President 


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Service Information

 Maria Piccione

Visitation: Wednesday, April 10, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home with a rosary recited at 5:30 pm
Service: 11 am April 11 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 1213 52nd Street SE, Kentwood, MI

Cemetery: Resurrection 
Memorials: Down's Syndrome Association, 160 68th St. SW #110, Grand Rapids, MI 49548

or the Alzheimer's Association, 25200 Telegraph Rd. #100, Southfield, MI 48033

Maria Piccione, age 73, of Grand Rapids, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 6, 2024. Born and raised in Castellammare, del Golfo, Sicily, Maria was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. Her family was the cornerstone of her life, and it would fill her with joy spending time with them and going to their activities. She enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting, and dancing. Maria and Gaetano owned and operated Faro's, their pizza restaurant for 28 years. She will be deeply missed by her husband, Gaetano; sons, Mario Piccione, Leonardo (Tonya) Piccione, Gaetano (Tina) Picciona Jr.; grandchildren, Gaetano (Logan) Piccione, Mario Piccione Jr., Massimo Piccione, Gaetano Piccione III, Maria Piccione, Nadia Piccione, Luciano Piccione; nephew, Corrado Ferri; sister, Angela Vitale; brother, Gito (Anna) Vitale; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Giuseppina (Giovanni) Faso, Franca Piccione, Gino (Lia) Piccione, Angelo (Mary) Piccione, Stella (Giuseppe) Russo, Giuseppe (Jo Ann) Piccione; aunt, Soccosa Barone; and several beloved nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonardo and Anna Vitale; brother, Domenic Vitale; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Luisa and Domonic Barone. The family will greet visitors on Wednesday, April 10, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th Street, SE; where a Rosary will be recited at 5:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 am Thursday, April 11, 2024, at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 1213 52nd Street, SE, Kentwood; with Father Peter Vu, as Celebrant. Entombment will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Maria may be made to the Down's Syndrome Association or the Alzheimer's Association.


1095 68TH ST SE
# Amelia Palazzolo 2024-04-11 10:25
Zia Maria ci mancherai tanto, ti potremo sempre nei nostri cuori, sei stata speciale.
Zio Tano ti mando un grande abbraccio e anche a tutti i miei cugini.
# Joel Burman 2024-04-10 12:31
Our condolences, thoughts and prayers for the whole family. Maria was a special woman loved by all those she met. So many wonderful memories which I hope bring comfort during this difficult time. Peace be with her and all who are grieving her loss. Rest in peace sweet Maria.
-Burman Family
# Sal Carbone 2024-04-09 22:33
Maria, sarai sempre nei nostri cuori!
Condoglianze a Tano e la sua famiglia.
La Famiglia Carbone
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