Argiro, Marie Rafaela of Ft. Lauderdale passed away at her home surrounded by family. Marie, 75, succumbed after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was welcoming, caring and generous to all, and her smile and sense of humor will be missed by her relatives and many friends. Marie was active in Saint Sebastian Church in Ft. Lauderdale, and she supported numerous causes, including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She is survived by her sister, Catherine Argiro of Ft. Lauderdale, Emma Bastile and her husband Frank Bastile of Virginia, her brother, Vincent Argiro and his wife Theresa Argiro of New Jersey and by one niece, three nephews, one grand niece and seven grand nephews. A memorial mass will be held at 10:30am on October 29, 2012 at Saint Sebastian Church in Ft. Lauderdale. Memorial donations in Marie's honor may be made to the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Arrangements by Kraeer-Fairchild Funeral Home. Phone: 954-565-5591.