Maria Cannova(1944 - 2014)

Maria Carol Cannova, 69, of Loveland, passed away on July 17, 2014 in Loveland. Maria was born on Christmas Day 1944 in Queens, NY to Antonio and Maria (Luisi) Cannova. She grew up in Mastic Beach, Long Island, NY and graduated from Mercy High School. Maria moved to Colorado in 1972 and has lived in Arizona for the last 10 years prior to moving back to Loveland. She retired from Miniscribe in Longmont where she worked as an Engineer Tech. Maria enjoyed camping, fishing and the outdoors. She also loved horseback riding, music and dancing. Maria had a very strong faith in God. Maria is survived by her partner Phyllis Thompson of Loveland; daughter Toni Maria (Richard) Welter of Arvada; sons Michael Angelo (Gail) and Christopher James (Kelly) Calabrese both of Loveland; brother Rosario Antonio (Dale) Cannova of Mastic Beach; sister Ann (Larry) Campbell of New York; her grandchildren Vincent, Jade, Mark, Francesca, Anthony and Mya; and her dear friend of 63 years, Sharyn. She is preceded in death by her parents. Please view the online obituary, send condolences and sign the family guest book at

Published in Loveland Reporter-Herald on July 19, 2014