Obituary of Maria F. Gattuso
Maria F. Gattauso, 61, of Howell passed away on Monday, March 8, 2022. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and had lived in Staten Island before settling here twenty years ago. Maria received her Bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University and served proudly in the NYPD 5th Precinct in Lower Manhattan before her retirement in 1995. She was an animal lover and every dog’s best friend. A caring and compassionate daughter, Maria dedicated her life to taking care of her parents.
Maria was predeceased by her father, Michael J. Gattuso. She is survived by her husband of thirty years, Daniel M. Sheehan; stepchildren, Debra Shields and her husband, Jason of Clearwater, FL, and Daniel Sheehan, Jr. and his wife, Jody of Land o’ Lakes, FL; four step grandchildren; one step great grandchild; her mother, Gladys Gatusso of Howell; a brother, Joseph Gattuso and his wife, Denise of Bradenton, FL; two nieces; two nephews; and fourteen great nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton- Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Thursday, March 10, 2022 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Friday, March 11, 2022 from 4:00 to 7:30 PM with her funeral service to follow at 7:30 PM. Interment will be private. For those who desire, donations in memory of Maria may be made to Monmouth County SPCA, 260 Wall Street, Eatontown, NJ 07724. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com