Your Hug Meant the World
Nobody else held me so tight
Or made me feel so right
No one's eyes shined so bright with love
As my mom, who is now high above.
- Tamsen Butler
The world lost a beloved mother, Maureen Cardone, 69 of Salem, NH. Maureen passed peacefully at home on November 14, 2020 surrounded by her children and son-in-law. Maureen fought long and hard through lung cancer, brain cancer and breast cancer but lost her fight when her lung cancer returned. She never stopped fighting, no matter how sick she was, she was determined. Through her, we know what resilience and perseverance truly look like.
Born November 18, 1950 in Lawrence, MA, she was the daughter of the late Florence Bradish and Willian Holland.
Maureen lived for her family who meant the world to her. She was immensely proud of her family and leaves nothing behind but beautiful memories. Maureen always put her family’s needs before herself. She was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.
Maureen was a chef with her husband for many years. She and her husband Benjamin Cardone “Chef Benay” worked together at many restaurants including the Tiffany room, The East End Community club and lastly in their sub shop 5 C’s Super Subs.
Maureen is predeceased by her husband Benjamin Cardone and siblings David Holland, Phillip Holland and Daniel Holland. She is survived by her children Christopher Cardone, Tiffany Cordisco and her husband Leonard Cordisco and Benjamin Cardone. She also leaves behind her grandchildren Brianna Cordisco, Leonard Cordisco, Katarina Cardone, Lorenzo Cordisco, Luciano Cordisco and Jayce Cardone and her siblings Pamela Clark (William Clark) and William Holland as well as several nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be at St Mary Immaculate Conception Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum. Arrangements are by The Goundrey & Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main St., Salem, NH. To leave an online condolence, please visit Maureen’s tribute page at www.goundreydewhirstfuneral.com.
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