Maria Costa-Fusca, age 51, of Hilltown Twp, died peacefully at Grandview Hospital on Saturday evening, October 24 surrounded by her loving family.
She had been in failing health.
Born in Acquaro, VV, Italy, she is the beloved daughter of Vincenzo Costa and Catena Franzesi, also of Acquaro.
She graduated with a Bachelors Degree from the University of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia.
Maria has lived in the North Penn area for 14 years.
She was a member of the faculty at Lansdale Catholic High School where she taught English and Italian.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her devoted husband of 14 years Francesco Fusca and her dearest sons Alexander and Mark Fusca.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday evening from 7 to 9PM at the Simcox-McIlvaine Funeral Home, 532 E. Main St., Lansdale, PA. 19446 and also on Thursday morning from 8:30 to 9:45AM at St. Stanislaus Church, 51 Lansdale Ave., Lansdale, PA. 19446 and to attend her Funeral Mass on Thursday at 10AM.
For those desiring, in lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorial contributions to be sent to Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research c/o The Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 233 S. 10th Street, Rm. 1050, Philadelphia, PA. 19107.