Our Loving Mom, Maria Elena Pico, age 78, passed away on March 6, 2023 surrounded by her 3 children, Bernie, Carol and Luis. Maria was a loving mother-in-law to Leslie, Carter and Carolyn and a proud grandmother to her 9 grandchildren Isabella, Manuel, Emilio, Mateo, Carrie, Jace, William, Andrew and Alex, and great grandmother to Arya, Liam and Theo. She was also devoted to her cherished dog, Mookie. Besides her children, Maria is survived by her dear sisters Fabiola and Maria Lourdes and brothers, Ramon, Jimmy, Jorge, Cesar and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Viewings will be held at Gentile Funeral in Hackensack on Thursday, March 9th from 5 to 9 p.m. Her funeral will be held at 10am the following day at Holy Trinity Church in Hackensack, with burial services following at Maple Grove Cemetery.