ASTORIA — Maria Tuccio, 68, of Astoria died on Feb. 16.
Tuccio, born to the late Anna and Michael Palazzolo of Sicily, was the eldest of four children.
After emigrating from Sicily, she worked in the garment district as a seamstress.
Tuccio was preceded in death by her husband, Antonio.
She is survived by her two children, Josephine Dicaro of Bayside and Rosario Tuccio of New Jersey, and her four grandchildren: Francesco, Antoinette, Antonio and Catherine.
She also leaves her sister Anna of Bayside and brothers Vincenzo and Nunzio
A viewing was held Feb. 18 at Feranga Funeral Home in Astoria. She was buried Feb. 19 at St. Michael’s Cemetery.