January 1, 1924 - October 6, 2018

New Windsor, NY

Maria Durso of New Windsor entered in to rest October 6, 2018 surrounded by her family.

She was born on January 1, 1924 in NYC Little Italy to Carmine and Adeline Cacossa. She was the world's best cook, starting to cook at nine years old for her mother because she was disabled. Maria was a food service employee at New Windsor School for 20 years. Her great enjoyment was riding the dial-a-bus for ten years, until it was cancelled which left her "heartbroken".

Maria is survived by five children and their spouses; 12 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

She is predeceased by her husband, Frank Durso; they were married October 22, 1950 in St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in NYC; she was also predeceased by three sisters.

Mrs. Durso will lie in repose from 9 a.m. to Noon on Monday October 15th at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel, 259 Walsh Ave., New Windsor, NY. Mass will follow at 1 p.m. at St. Francis Church, 145 Benkard Ave., Newburgh, NY.