Marie DiResta

Date of Birth: October 19, 1928 Date of Death: August 4, 2017

Marie DiResta, age 88, formerly of Brooklyn, passed away on August 4, at Staten Island University Hospital North, after battling leukemia. She was the beloved wife of the late Gerard DiResta (2015); loving mother of Donna DiResta Carver and her husband Robert Carver; and dear sister of Carlo and Joseph Giovingo.

Mrs. DiResta was born on October 19, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY. She lived there for 62 years before relocating to the New Springville section of Staten Island in 1991. Marie was graduated from Bay Ridge High School. She was employed for many years as a Legal Executive Secretary for many law firms in Manhattan. As an active member of the community, she served as a member of various groups. Among them were: acting as the first Woman President of the Bay Ridge Community Council, being President of the Community Resources Board of Directors, serving as First Vice Chair of Community Board 2 in Staten Island, and co-chairing the Youth Committee of Community Board 2.
Due to her community involvement, she received numerous awards and honors such as: the Bay Ridge Community Council Civic Award, being an honoree of the Kassenbrock Brothers Scholarship Fund, and also the Community Resources Award for outstanding service to the disabled community. In her spare time Marie enjoyed volunteer work and traveling (especially cruises and the annual trip to Wildwood Crest with Jerry, Donna and Rob). She also frequented Atlantic City and enjoyed dinners with family and friends.


Tuesday, August 8, 2017
2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00PM


Wednesday, August 9, 2017
at 10:45AM

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