Maria Theresa Salvagio, 70, of Cape Coral, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. She was born April 25. 1942, in Campofiorito Sicily, Italy, to Filippo and Luigia Massa Bono. She moved to Cape Coral in July 1978 from New York. She loved the game of soccer, with her two favorite teams, AC Milan and the LA Galaxy, MLS. She especially loved the time she spent attending her son's soccer matches. Even though she ran a catering business with her husband, she loved cooking for her family and friends. Her family said their parents were not only married for 50 years but they were also best friends and did everything together. She was loved by many and shared her joy with all her friends. She will be remembered for her relationships with people and passion for life.
She is survived by her loving family including her husband, Frank Salvagio; sons, Louis (Wyndi) Salvagio of Palm Coast, Fla., and Phillip (Leslie) Salvagio of Carlsbad, Calif.; and five grandchildren, Lyndsie, Leah, Ella, Franco and Katrina.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Pietro Bono, and sister, Lella Bono.
Maria Theresa Salvagio
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, at Coral Ridge Funeral Home, 1630 Pine Island Road, Cape Coral. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, 1922 S.W. 20th Ave., Cape Coral, followed by an entombment at Coral Ridge Cemetery with a celebration of life gathering at Rumrunners restaurant at 12:30. Please visit www.coralridgefuneralhome.com to share in Maria's life story and to leave thoughts and memories for her family. The family suggests donations in Maria's name be made to Hope Hospice, a donation basket will be at the visitation.