After a courageous battle with cancer, Maryann Stolz died on March 11, 2015 in Carmel, NY at the age of 58. She leaves behind her husband, Edward; her sons, Michael (Ashley) and Matthew (Sarah); and her granddaughter, Tiffany. Maryann was born on July 6, 1956 in Brooklyn, NY, to father Joseph Morreale, who predeceased her and her mother Gloria Morreale of Palm City, FL. She grew up in Somers, NY in a loving family with two sisters and a brother. She graduated from Orange Community college and proudly passed her nursing boards to become a Registered Nurse.
Maryann married Edward Stolz on June 17, 1978. They relocated to Dutchess County where Maryann worked at Fishkill Health Related. They lived in LaGrange, NY and later moved to Poughquag, NY where the couple raised their boys and dog, Rascal. Maryann found her true calling as the school nurse at LaGrange Elementary school where she worked 21 years. She retired in June of 2011 with a focus on fighting her illness, and spending time with her family.
Maryann had a love for shopping, traveling, and playing the slot machines. She remained a brave, woman, even throughout her final months with her husband at her side.
Maryann is survived by her husband and children, as well as her sister, Linda Morreale and her brother, Peter Morreale. She is preceded in death by her father Joseph; her sister Barbara Heller, and her son Stephen Stolz, who died in infancy.
Maryann requested to be buried at St. Joseph’s Cemetery along with her father, sister, and son. Calling hours will be held at Cargain Funeral Home in Carmel, NY on Sunday, March 15 from 1pm-5pm. She has requested a Catholic mass which will be held at St James the Apostle on Monday, March 16th at 10am. The burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
The family would especially like to thank Dr. Schneider, for his excellent work and care; the staff at Putnam Hospital for their attentive treatment; and the Cargain Funeral Home, for making the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to The National Breast Cancer Foundation.