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Lea Sonia Biscardi, 82


Lea Sonia Mazzarese was a devoted Roman Catholic and a survivor of WWII. She was a Montessori teacher who married Salvatore Frank Biscardi in 1957 and immigrated to the USA in 1959.  She left her home town of Palermo, Sicily and her parents (Ugo Mazzarese and Ursolina Pace), and her siblings (Angelo Mazzarese, Rosetta Sammarco, Marcella Lo Cascio and Mapy Brai).


Lea was an artist (acrylic, watercolor, oil) seamstress, and avid gardener and kept her home with meticulous care.  She loved crafts and her crafting friends at church.  She was a devoted mother and lived selflessly serving others in Jesus's name.


She is survived by her sisters Marcella and Rosetta and her four children and their families; Gemma Potts (John and Lisa), Diana Hott (Greg, Jessica and Jonathon, Christopher and Chealsea, and great grandchildren Owen and Grayson), Dr. Frank Biscardi (Jacqueline, Andrew, Claire), Alessandra Grieco (Stephen and Jason).


The family will receive friends Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 4-8pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, November 3, 2017 at 11am at Holy Family Catholic Church, 14160 Ferndale Rd., Woodbridge with interment to follow at Quantico National Cemetery at 1pm.


The family suggests in lieu of flowers that you make a contribution to the building fund at Holy Family.

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