Maria Rose Abel of Marlboro, NY passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018. She was 35 years old. Maria was born in Valhalla, NY on May 4, 1983. She is the daughter of Peter Mannese, Sr. and Mary Ann Dragotta.
Maria was a Cosmetologist for True Nature Hair Design, Newburgh.
Maria's light brightened all who knew her. She had a passion for cooking inspired by her grandparents and family. She always whipped up many amazing dishes! Maria loved the beach, and her pets throughout the years. Maria had love for all living things. Maria had a flair for fashion and decorating, creating gifts and projects for all. The passionate care of everything she loved was undeniable! She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her parents of Marlboro, her husband James Abel of Marlboro and her 3 daughters; Sieanna Rose, Anabelle & Hannah Marie. Her 3 daughters were her life, each one reflected with a different facet of her personality, her brothers; Peter J. Mannese, Jr. of Marlboro and Dominick Mannese of Marlboro, her maternal grandmother Rosalie Dragotta and her in laws Barbara & Warren Miller and many cousins.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4pm-7pm at the DiDonato Funeral Home, 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro.
A mass of Christian burial will be offered on Wednesday morning at 10:30am at St. Mary's Church, 1209 Route 9W, Marlboro with Father Thomas Dicks officiating.
Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Marlboro.
Memorial donations can be made to CAPE Prevention Foundation, c/o Council on Addiction, 807 Route 52, Unit 028, Fishkill, NY 12542.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Carl J. DiDonato, Jr. of the DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc. (845) 236-4300, www.didonatofuneralservice.com