Trade Regrets: Maria Annita Maccaferri
Maria Annita Maccaferri passed away on January 12.
Maria was born in Serracapriola, Italy on February 2, 1920, the daughter of Vittorino and Antonietta de Leonardis Centuori. While living in Paris, France, she met her future husband Mario Maccaferri. They were wed on December 23, 1937. Mario founded the French American Reeds Company and Mastro Industries, along with Maria who would become his production manager, a career that would span sixty six years. In 2003 Maria was honored as Businesswoman of the Year in Mt. Vernon, NY. Mario predeceased her on April 16, 1993.