Maria G. Mignone, 38, of Ocean, NJ passed away Monday, June 17th after a long courageous battle with cancer.
She was born in Red Bank and raised in West Long Branch.
Maria is survived by her beloved parents, Annamaria and Enzo, her loving siblings, Angela, Rita and Enzo and her brother in-laws Joseph Ciaglia, and Alex Koulousias. Also surviving are her dear nieces Gabriella and Angelina Ciaglia, whom she adored.
Maria was the light in everyone’s lives. Throughout her battle she met every obstacle with optimism and bravery and was a warrior through it all. A true inspiration to anyone she encountered. She always made everyone feel special, whether they knew her for one minute or her whole life. Her positive energy was contagious and even on her toughest days found a way to make all of us smile and laugh. Her passion for life and love will never be forgotten. She is irreplaceable in the lives of her family and friends. Of all the many blessing, however great or small, to have had her in our lives was by far the greatest one of all. Rest in peace our beautiful guardian angel, until we meet again.
A life celebration will be from 4:00 – 8:00 pm Monday, June 24th at the John E. Day Funeral Home 85 Riverside Ave Red Bank, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 am Tuesday, June 25th at St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, Red Bank, NJ with entombment immediately following at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown, NJ.