BUCARO-Marianna Bucaro, passed away November 24, 2008 in La Mirada, Ca. Born Marianna Pecoraro on October 21, 1940 in Alta Villa Milcia, Sicily. Moved to California in 1970 and has been a resident of La Mirada for 26 years. Marianna was the Owner and Chef of Anna-Mia Italian restaurant for 22 years. She was a loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Aunt. Her Passion was cooking and feeding anyone she saw that was hungry, including the homeless. She was a very loving, giving, kind and caring woman. She is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Biagio Bucaro; three children, Lina (Steve) Gardeiner, Maria (Tim) Jerrell; son Carlo (Lillo) Bucaro and preceded in death by son Anthony Sam Bucaro who passed away November 9, 1996. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at 9:30 A.M. at St. Gregory Church, 13935 Telegraph Road Whittier, CA 90604 562-941-0115. Services to follow. Interment-Olive Lawn Cemetery, La Mirada. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Allen House/LACADA 10425 Painter Ave., Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 562-906-2685. There will be a reception at the family's home. If tears could build a stairway, and memories were a lane, We'd would walk right up to heaven to bring you home again. No farewell words were spoken no time to say goodbye you were gone before We knew it, and only God knows why. Our heart still aches in sadness and secret tears still flow, what it meant to lose you, no one will ever know.

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