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ANNE MARINO RADICE, MODEL AND NURSE

Anne Marino Radice, a model and nurse who became a community leader in the arts, died Saturday (Feb. 24, 2001) in Huntington Living Center, Waterloo.

Mrs. Radice lived for more than two years in the center's Alzheimer's Special Needs Unit.

She was 90.

A professional model, Mrs. Radice did runway work until her 80th birthday.

She was a founding member of the Museum Council of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

She spent the early part of her life in the Finger Lakes community of Geneva and graduated from St. Mary's School of Nursing in Rochester. She moved to Buffalo with her husband, the late Dr. Lawrence J. Radice.

She was a surgical nurse and later head floor nurse at both Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester and Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo. She served as the state and county president of the Auxiliary to the American Medical Society. She was the president of the Nardin Academy Mothers Council and was a volunteer at E.J. Meyer Memorial Hospital.

She is survived by a daughter, Anne-Imelda of New York City and Washington, D.C.; a brother, Joseph Marino of Geneva; and two sisters, Margaret Wiatrowski and Eunice DeRosa, both of Geneva.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Francis de Sales Church, Geneva. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

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