SAITTA-Marie T. (Petello), age 89, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on September 13, 2008, in Paradise Valley, AZ. Marie is survived by her two children, Joseph Saitta (Nancy) and Debra Phelps (Ken); her brother, John Petello (Eleanor); sisters-in-law, Dorothy Shomaker (Saitta) and Annette Saitta; her 6 grandchildren: Jennifer Bond, Timothy Saitta, Michael Swink, Ann-marie Luther, Nathan Phelps, MacKinley Phelps; 4 great grandchildren; and her many nieces and nephews. Marie was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph. Marie was born and raised in Omaha, NE. Following her husband’s death, she joined her family in Arizona. Marie’s greatest joy was her family. She was a loving, devoted mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 18, at 11am, Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery, Omaha, NE. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85014 or Scottsdale Healthcare Foundation, 10001 N. 92nd Street, Suite 121, Scottsdale, AZ, 85258.
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