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“Missing Mom's best friend and confidant. Rest ni peace Mary. Lové you ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa and Mary Izzo Fabozzi, Izzo - NY

“When thinking of Mary all I can think of is she was a wonderful friend To my mom Mary. These two had an unbreakable bond. When they see each other...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: teresa Fabozzo - Amsterdam, NY

“Carol,I was so sorry to learn of the passing of your dear mother. She was a special lady and you were blessed to have her in your life for so long. ...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Lucille Marion - EOC - Troy, NY

“Dear Carol & Family, Your mom was a beautiful person inside and out. She was genuine and giving. She was also a free spirit. When I met Mary in 1968...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Corinne Michel - Clifton Park, NY

“Carol and Family,I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a very special lady with lots of special memories. I remember her telling me about my so...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Tina Jahn - East Nassau

“Carol, Joe. Your mom was special to me. I loved her dearly. We spent many nights doing readings astrological, psychically together. We had many...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Carol, Joe and Family,When thinking of Aunt Mary, all I can do is smile and remember her joyful laughter, her welcoming ways and encouraging words...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Paula Barrett - Waterford

“To Mary's Family: Very sad to hear of her passing. We never knew what our future held but Mary was there to tell us. Such...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Rocco Serafini - Schenectady, NY

“Carol, Joe & family....my heartfelt condolences go out to you on the loss of your beloved mother, Mary...my thoughts & prayers are with you & may...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Paul Michel - Schenectady, NY

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with Mary comfort the family today and always and may God bless and keep your family strong. ...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Judy - OK

“I will miss hearing about what the stars had in store for me. My mom would always relay my horoscope and Mary's interpretation good news and cautious...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Anthony Izzo - Saratoga Springs, NY

“Mary we will never forget what a good friend you have been to my mom, Mary. You two had a friendship that spanned over time. The support and...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa Fabozzi - Amsterdam, NY

“I remember well the walks around Collins Lake with my mother. The two friends would walk together, filling in each others sentences, as only best...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Mary brym - Bowie, MD - Friend


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SCOTIA – Mary DiCocco Civisca, 89, passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 after a short illness.
Born February 14, 1926 in Sora, Province of Frosinone, Italy to Ralph and Concetta (DeLegge) DiCocco, Mary emigrated to the United States when she was 12 years old. She was raised in Schenectady and was a graduate of Nott Terrace High School. Mary spent the last 66 years as a resident of Scotia.
She retired after more than 25 years as secretary and office manager of St. Joseph's Church Parish Rectory in Schenectady.
A gifted astrologer, Mary (often affectionately referred to by others as "The Amazing Mary") was known for her extraordinary astrological expertise and insights, working with people from around the country and she even appeared on local radio in the Capital Region in the 1980's to answer questions about horoscopes and the science of astrology.
An avid reader, Mary also loved to garden and cook. She loved to spend time with her family and friends and it gave her great joy to share her love through cooking and sharing meals with them.
Her family would like to thank the staff at Baptist Health Nursing Home in Scotia, NY for their kind and compassionate care during Mary's final days.
She is predeceased by her parents; her husband Carl Civisca, whom she married on June 20, 1948 and he later died on November 25, 1983 and her brother Ercole DiCocco.
Mary is survived by her children Carol Civisca Wilber of Scotia, and Joseph Civisca of Gloucester, MA; her grandchildren: Jacqueline (Wilber) Lunato ( Ralph Vincent Lunato) of Charlottesville, VA; Colleen Wilber of Washington, DC and Michael Civisca Sears of Cape Cod, MA; her nephews Anthony DiCocco (Stephanie) of Burnt Hills, NY and Ralph DiCocco (Maureen) of Niskayuna, NY and their children.
Services will be held on Saturday at 8:30 from the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union Street (at N. Jay Street) and then to St. Joseph's Church, Scotia, where a Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 am. Entombment will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home Friday, October 30th from 4 to 7 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mary's memory to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110 or at www.cancer.org/donations.