1926 - 2013
Passed away peacefully at her home in South Lake Tahoe. The only child of Sam and Rose Guardino of San Jose Ca. Raised, educated, and married to Pete Cudia in San Jose. Soon after their youngest child of five was born, the family moved to Novato, Ca. After retirement Pete and Marie moved to S. Lake Tahoe. Six years later her husband of nearly 50 years passed away.
She loved caring for her family. She also loved cooking. From home made pizza and lasagna to baking all kinds of cookies, a true Sicilian culinary artist. She also loved to watch the S.F. Giants, her favorite baseball team. She is survived by her son Stan (Claudia), daughter Darlene Crane-Peel (Mike), daughter Marlene Nordberg (Phil, deceased), son Dean (Lorene), and daughter Michelle Cudia. Her Grandchildren: Derek (deceased) and Joe, David and Doug, Valerie and Ryan, Samantha, Savanna, and Vlady. She leaves behind many good friends who shared her enjoyment of dancing and listening to forties big band music. She will be sorely missed by both family and friends.
Memorial service to be held 11:00 A.M. on
Sat. May 11th at Happy Homestead Cemetery,
1261 Johnson Blvd. South Lake, Ca. 96150.
Directions available at memorial service for celebration of life.