November 11, 2013
Maryanne Banks (Politano), 67 years of age, passed away November 11, 2013. Born July 28, 1946 in Amsterdam, NY, to Albert and Grace (Surento) Politano.
She graduated in 1964 from W. H. Lynch High School and Albany Business College in 1966.
She married Donald Banks of Syracuse, NY on October 13, 1984. She worked in the insurance field for many years before joining her husband at Cicero Lumber - Ace Hardware as business owners. After moving to Sarasota in 2002, she spent time as a volunteer at Saint Patrick's Catholic Church.
Predeceased by her parents, she is survived by her husband Donald, step-daughter, Holly Garcia, grandson, Joseph Garcia, and many cousins, including her dear cousin, Flora Onorato and her husband, Angelo.
A memorial Mass will be held Friday, November 22, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Church of Saint Patrick, 7900 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34241.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in her memory to Tidewell Hospice, Inc. 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238. Additionally, special thanks to the nurses at Sarasota Memorial Hospital for their care and consideration.