Margaret R. (Cozzolino) Martini Orlando, 103, formerly of Buffalo, New York, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, with her loving family by her side. Born in Buffalo, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Queeno) and Aniello Cozzolino. She was the loving wife of the late Dominic Martini who she shared 34 years of marriage with and the late Francesco Orlando who she spent 34 years of marriage with. Margaret was a recent member of St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church but was always dedicated in her faith no matter where she was living. Margaret was driven in her career and took the necessary exams to become a Court Clerk for the City Hall of Buffalo. She was very proud that she could type 99 words a minute. Margaret was an avid line dancer who traveled all over Buffalo with the Queen City Strutters for 35 years. She was a talented crocheter. She made over 60 sweaters and several Christening outfits for her family. Margaret was the matriarch of her family and will be deeply missed by all.
Margaret is survived by her children, Lynn Simmeth, wife of Bruce of Sinking Spring, and Neal Martini, husband of Mary Ann of Boise, Idaho. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Ashlie Martini, wife of Michael Brokowski, Adam Martini, husband of Anna, and Kara Seager, wife of Nate, her great grandchildren, Chiron, Odin, Elio, Jordan, and Kali, and her sisters, Mary Murphy, wife of Mike, and Dolly (Rose Marie) Favré, wife of Donald. In addition to her late husbands, Dominic and Francesco, Margaret is predeceased by her son, John Martini, who was the husband of Celia, and her siblings, Julia Sadek, Theresa Rosso, Tom Cozzolino, Mike Cozzolino, and Josephine Light.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at 11:00 am in St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church, 2600 St. Albans Drive, Reading, PA 19609. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheecktowaga, New York. Please scroll further down to view photos Margaret's family has chosen to remember her. Bean Funeral Home, Sinking Spring is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com.