Maria DiLoreto

Maria DiLoreto

Maria DiLoreto, a longtime resident of the Bronx, died on August 23, 2019. She was 68.

Ms. DiLoreto was born on August 8, 1951 in Felitto, Italy to the late Fernando and Teresa (Dirado) DiLoreto. For many years Maria was disabled with multiple scleroses. Before her illness Maria was very active and loved to travel, sail, play paddleball, cook, hike and camp, and was a talented painter, (some of her work is attached). Maria began her career as a high school teacher and went on to become a successful currency trader in the banking industry. She also worked for former US Senator Mario Biaggi. She is survived by her longtime boyfriend and caregiver, Frank A. Cavacini, Jr.; her aunt, Antoinetta Dirado; and her cousins, Ralph Dirado and Rosanna Fuoco.

Visiting will be Monday from 4-8pm at John Dormi & Sons Funeral Home, 1121 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 10am at St. Clares Church, 1027 Rhinelander Avenue, Bronx. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 10 West Stevens Avenue, Hawthorne.


  • Jack Rizzo Posted August 25, 2019 12:41 pm

    A beautiful person illustrated by who she was and shown in her wonderful expression in her art.

    • Frank Cavacini Posted August 25, 2019 5:28 pm

      Thank you Jack for caring and for your friendship for all these many, many years.

  • Carol-Ann Stadt Posted August 26, 2019 10:02 pm

    The time I spent with you , Maria I will treasure. Your gentle spirit and kind soul will carry on forever.

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