Mary A. Newbanks, 87, of Orlando, Fla., passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family members during the morning hours of Dec. 30, 2011.
She was born on Sept. 20, 1924, in Parkersburg, W.Va., to the late Tullio Brunicardi and the late Stella Brunicardi Sbordone.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) Newbanks; her son, Michael John Newbanks; and her brother, Joseph (Joe) Brunicardi.
She is survived by her son, William (Rick) Newbanks of Orlando, Fla.; her daughter, Nita DeWees of Deerfield Beach, Fla.; and grandson, Philip Michael DeWees of Lorton, Va.; along with several nephews and a niece.
Mary will be cremated in Orlando, with a private memorial. Another memorial service is planned for the spring in her hometown of Parkersburg with a mass and burial service to follow.
Newcomer Funeral Home of Orlando, Fla., will be handling the arrangements for the cremation.