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Maryanna Cecilia Czyz

July 31, 1943 ~ April 23, 2020

Maryanna Cecilia Czyz, 76, of Vero Beach passed away April 23, 2020 at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, Vero Beach. She has lived in Vero Beach for 5 years coming from Ft. Lauderdale, Maryanna received her Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate from the Concord Career Institute and has served in her field for over 15 years.

Maryanna is survived by her children, Thomas Milano, Jr. of Port St. Lucie, Cecilia Milano (James Nazzaro) of Jensen Beach and Rachel Milano-Smith (Richard) of Port St. Lucie; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Christopher Czyz of Stroudsburg, PA; her former husband, Thomas A. Milano, Sr. and 3 nephews.

May your day

be filled with blessings

Like the sun that lights the sky,

And may you always

have the courage

To spread your wings and fly.

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Cecilia Milano

April 28, 2020, 3:27 pm

My sweet mother I MISS YOU SO MUCH!!! I know you are looking down on us and you are at peace now, you will be surely missed my last days with you were so cherished and you are so loved. Your big heart filled me with so much love and I was honored and privileged to be your daughter. This is not goodbye but so long for now see you on the other side mom!!!!!

Wesley Nazzaro

April 28, 2020, 5:55 pm

Grandma, I wish I got to see you one last time before you passed. You were so loved by everyone in your life and I know you aren’t suffering anymore. We all miss you so much!

Thomas A Milano St

April 28, 2020, 6:57 pm

Maryanna you and I were first loves. You were my beautiful sweetheart and I always loved you even though we were apart then. Now that God has taken you into peace and paradise his love for you is greater than mine I will remember you and love you till the day I pass into eternal life and be with you once again. Thom

Rachel Milano-Smith

April 28, 2020, 7:08 pm

Dear Mom, I am so broken hearted you were taken from us way too soon. We cried together over the extraordinary circumstances you were given, to battle cancer through an unimaginable pandemic. It truly was unfair all that you were denied. You are the strongest woman I know. You have made me the woman I am today. You loved to cook and we loved eating your delicious food. That was your way of gathering your family and a memory of a lifetime instilled in your grandchildren Remington & Rory. Until we are together again in heaven, May God rest your soul.
I love you Mom.

“That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.”

Robert Paul Milano

April 28, 2020, 7:43 pm

Grandma, I love you very much and I’m very happy you got a chance to see my daughter. I promise she will know you and how much of an amazing woman you were. Thankyou for all the great memories and for taking care of me when you did. Wish I could’ve been there to hold you when you were scared. Until we meet again. Rest in peace beautiful. You will be forever missed and never forgotten. Farewell, from your grandson; Robert Paul Milano.

Jenny Czyz

April 28, 2020, 8:47 pm

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Your mother will be dearly missed by all of us. She was an amazing person. I am so grateful to have had the privilege of knowing her. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

Annette Guerne

April 28, 2020, 9:22 pm

To the Milano & Czyz familiesThe love of a wife,mother,grandmother and friend will be in all your hearts always,till the circle is together again,an angel over allPeter and Annette Guerne

Stephanie Titus

April 28, 2020, 9:49 pm

Sweet Sweet Aunt Maryanna .I have so many happy memories of you and Uncle Thom and our family being together.You both were not my blood Aunt and Uncle but I have always been proud to call you both that.When I think of you I see you laughing and dancing .You were so wonderful with animals and so much fun to be around.You loved your children so much and you were a wonderful mom.You becoming a nurses assistant just says what a compassionate soul you were.I miss you already even though we haven’t seen each other in a while but when you love someone it doesn’t matter if you see them often what matters is the love never dies Rest In Peace I love you!

Stephanie Titus

April 28, 2020, 10:16 pm

Aunt Maryanna even though you and Uncle Thom were not blood Aunt and Uncle I was always proud to call you that.I have so many wonderful memories of our families being together and having so much fun.When I think of you I see you dancing and laughing you loved to dance.I remember one time you were babysitting my little brother and I and he started to choke on some meat.You jumped up flipped him upside down and hit him on his back.The meat came out immediately.Stephen was not a small kid .I was so amazed at your strength and knowledge what to do right away.I loved the way you cared for all your pets but you could have done without the white mice and monkey lol You were a wonderful mom and I know you love your children tremendously.It has been a while since we have been face to face but that doesn’t matter when you truly love someone the love never dies even if you aren’t near to each other.Rest in peace my sweet Aunt you will be missed. love Stephanie ❤️

chris czyz

April 28, 2020, 11:10 pm

Aunt Maryanna you will be missed but never forgotten. I always enjoyed your Family History Stories . When I texted you back in Feb to set up a visit I was so happy you had the strength to reply . You are in a better place now so “Rest Easy We Will Take it From Here” OXOX

Richie Smith

April 29, 2020, 4:46 am

To my dearest Mother in law who I always called Nanny. Words cannot describe our loss for you. You are with God now and your brother, mother and father. We will always love you and keep you in our hearts. You are home now. We will see you in the afterlife. I know you are with us all in spirit, we feel you around us everyday.

Remington Smith

April 29, 2020, 2:46 pm

Rest In Peace Nanny, I will always remember you. Thank you for being such a kind and loving grandma to me and Rory. We will miss seeing you and enjoying your amazing cooking. Love you and I know you will always be with us.

Richard Czyz

April 29, 2020, 5:50 pm

Rest In Peace Aunt Maryann I have so many great memories of you from my child hood that I remember like it was yesterday I will miss you !

Miche’l Milano

April 30, 2020, 12:44 am

Maryanna , you will Always be my Mother in law in my ❤️ I was soo blessed to have been able to be part of your family . I will always cherish our time in Orlando and the special words you said to me , they will remain close to my heart and will forever be cherished . I am glad you are at peace and out of pain . Love you keep a hug waiting for me .

Michael, Katherine , Tristan and Ronin

April 30, 2020, 3:17 pm

Grandma Maryanna,
You were taken from us much too soon, but having the chance to know you and to have the memories of time spent together is something that we will cherish forever. and when god took you back, he said hallelujah, you’re home

Taylor Milano

May 1, 2020, 3:04 pm


Thank you for the memories you have given me throughout my 18 years on this Earth. I will always cherish the great memories of going swimming as a young boy at your place, the memories I have from seeing you in Colorado and most importantly the time you took to cook all of us great meals to gather the family. You will be missed by all of us and I wish I was able to see you again. I know you will help guide me through life and will always be by my side. Rest in peace Nana.

Mary Lou and Richard

May 1, 2020, 5:04 pm

To Rachel,
We were so sorry to hear about your mom.
She was a great lady.
We cared about her very much.
Our prayers for you and your family.
Love, Mary Lou and Richard

Richard Smith Sr.

May 1, 2020, 5:07 pm

Dear Rachel,
This is to tell you there is sadness in my heart for the loss of your mom.
She was a kind and generous lady.
I know the Lord has a beautiful place for her rest.
I asked the Lord to send His love and grace to you and your family.
She will always be in my prayers.
Love to all,

James Nazzaro

May 2, 2020, 7:12 pm

Dear Maryanna
Being your aka son in law as cecilia and I never got married, we still love each other as much today as when we first met, As her beautiful mother i saw where cecilia got her good looks an sweet an tough personality from where all of your birth signs are Leos it was interesting to watch all of you! Your daughter is devastated of your passing and knows you are at peace an misses you terribly as we all do knowing you for 33yrs has been an honor and that you cooked me some great dishes and dis liked how i could burn up a pan like no ones business true that! Much love We miss you dearly !

Ilene salina

May 3, 2020, 11:07 pm

I will miss you very that I am not able to call and ask you for advice on things.that I really cherished your responses.and most of all I will miss coming to visit you.even though I know we have not seen much of each other .but I really enjoyed our friendship over the years.that we worked will always be in my thoughts and prayers.


May 3, 2020, 11:09 pm

I will miss you very that I am not able to call and ask you for advice on things.that I really cherished your responses.and most of all I will miss coming to visit you.even though I know we have not seen much of each other .but I really enjoyed our friendship over the years.that we worked will always be in my thoughts and prayers.

Erwin, Lisette, Vincent & Natalie Marroquin

May 4, 2020, 11:47 am

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Although it’s difficult to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back at memories help bring comfort to you and your family in days to come. As you try to comprehend this profound loss.. May the blessing of love be upon you all and may peace abide you and may Maryanna’s spirit forever illuminate your hearts.

Lori Hebden

May 4, 2020, 11:15 pm

I will always cherish the fond memories of the exuberance you had and how you could light up a room with your beautiful smile and infectious laughter.

My heart goes out to all of the family. May God give each of you strength, peace and comfort.

~* Your life was a blessing your memory a treasure,
you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. *~

May you rest in peace and rise in glory…. ❤️

Thomas A Milano JR

May 7, 2020, 2:13 pm

To Mom! It’s is with great sorrow that you had to go soon! I truly wish you could have won this battle. You fought hard as I watched each day. I only wanted you to feel better each time I was there with you!
I will always cherish you as my Mother, you where there for me with kindness and support. You where an amazing person with so many quality’s. Just wish I could have done more for you!
This is not the end; I will see you in the Heavens above.
May your loving soul rest in peace with Jesus.
You will be greatly Missed. your Son!

Judy Edwards

May 7, 2020, 6:02 pm


We met and became friends in a short time. It was a joy knowing you and working with you through the Seniors office. As time passed, you became very ill. So sad for all those who loved you.

I saw you the last time on April 17th and you looked so good it was difficult to believe you were sick. I just felt you were going to get better soon. Then, you called me on April 20th and we had a wonderful conversation even though you did not feel well. But, 3 days later, on April 20th you were gone.

Later, when Tommy called me, I could not believe it. It all happened so quickly. You were very blessed with a beautiful family, and they were so blessed with you.

I will truly miss our lively conversations and comparing notes about the clients we worked with. It was much fun.

Rest in Peace dear friend. I will miss you greatly.

Bea Berry Nichols

December 20, 2020, 10:02 pm

I just found this sight and wanted to say I’m sorry for your family’s loss. I am Bea Berry Nichols (Steve and Bea’s daughter) Maryann stood for me when I received Confirmation when we all lived in Chicago. Maryann was a beautiful women. I lost contact when her and Uncle Tom when they parted ways. They both were a big part of our family memories from the year they married 1960 until 1972, we called them Aunt and Uncle (my parents had a long history with Uncle Tom 1953 ish and he was like a brother to my Dad) We enjoyed a lot of wonderful Christmas’s, Thanksgivings, and Many, many laughs. Aunt Maryann God has you in his arms, he does not promise us an easy journey but eternity with him and peace forever.
I’m glad you are part of my childhood memories. Love, BeaBea

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