Maria Holzhauer

| 08 Feb 2023 | 10:47

Maria Holzhauer of Warwick, NY, passed away peacefully on Feb. 6, 2023 at St. Anthony Hospital. She was 80 years old.

Born in Italy on Aug. 17, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Concetta (nee Curico) Trovato. She immigrated to the United States with her parents in 1954.

Maria went back to school in her 40s to become a hairdresser, working in Queens after she earned her certification.

Maria is survived by her daughters Donna Vitale and her former husband Nick of Warwick, NY and Denise Jacklitsch and her husband Anthony of Chester, NY; son Robert Holzhauer and his wife Donna of Florida, NY; seven grandchildren: Samantha and her husband Frank, Nicole and her husband Tom, Rebecca, Dylan, Amanda, Nicholas, and Brooke; great-granddaughter Kennedy and two brothers Joseph Trovato and his wife Jeanette of Portland, OR, and Anthony Trovato and his wife Lisa of Warwick, NY. She was predeceased by her husband George W. Holzhauer.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Feb. 24, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Stephen the First Martyr Church, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Funeral arrangements were made by Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick, NY. To send an online condolence, visit