Valerie L. Mariano, 55, of Gap, passed away at her home on Sunday, March 19, 2017. She was the beloved wife of John F. "Jack" Mariano, with whom she shared 30 years of marriage.
Born in Coatesville, Valerie was the daughter of the late Edith (Robinson) and Van B. McIntire. An area resident her entire life, she was a 1980 graduate of Octorara High School. She attended Brandywine Nursing School and graduated from Immaculata University as a Nurse. She had most recently worked at Villa St. John of Downingtown.
Valerie loved everyone, especially the patients she cared for.
She is survived, in addition to her husband, by her daughter, Caitlin E. Mariano of Gap, and her adopted daughter, Courtney Ross of Coatesville; adopted grandson Rick "Bear" Ross; and siblings, Vanessa McIntire of Wagontown and Linda DeLeone of Phoenixville.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 28th from 9 until 11 AM at Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg. After the visitation, everyone is invited to the Schneider Parish Center for lunch.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Valerie's memory to Kacie's Cause (Memo: Parkesburg Chapter), 232 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348.