MOUNT OLIVET CEMETERY

OBITUARIES

FALCONER, NY


ALESSI
Bertha M. Alessi, 80, formerly of 134 E. Falconer St. died at 3:44 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2001, in Lutheran Social Services.
She was the widow of Russell J. Alessi, whom she married Nov. 23, 1939 in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Silver Creek and who died Feb. 21, 1995.
An area resident most of her life, she was born July 1, 1920, in Silver Creek, a daughter of Philip and Stepphanie Iacono DePasquale. She is survived by two sons: Vincent Alessi of Bemus Point and Philip Alessi of Downington, Pa.; two daughters: JoAnn Bzdak of Jamestown and Carol Heelas of Falconer; six grandchildren:three brothers: Philip, Joseph, and Samuel DePasquale, all of Silver Creek; and two sisters: Jean Pulvino of Dunkirk and Betty Jane Costello of Pembroke Pine, Fla.

BARDO ROSS
Lucy Bardo, 84, of 215 W. Falconer St., died at 9 a.m. Wednesday (Nov. 19, 2003) in WCA Hospital. She was the widow of Peter Bardo, whom she married April 18, 1936, in St. James Catholic Church in Jamestown, and who died March 4, 2001. A lifelong area resident, she was born Jan. 27, 1919, in Jamestown, the daughter of Mike and Sarah Arcodia Ross. She is survived by four daughters: Janice Nelson of Jamestown, Rosary Head of Carrolton, Ga., Lucille Youngberg of Falconer, and Patrina Vogt of Erie; a son, Peter M. Bardo of Falconer; seven grandchildren: David Youngberg of Manhattan, Michael Youngberg of Falconer, Steven Youngberg of Chicopee, Mass., Mark Cardinale of Parker, Colo., Linda Francis of Jamestown, Pamela Gaeta of Lakewood, and Patrina Vogt of Erie, and seven great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Ross, who died in 1936.

BOVA PIAZZA
Theresa G. Bova, 88, 225 East Main St., Falconer, N.Y., died at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at WCA Hospital, Jamestown, N.Y.
She was born Sept. 19, 1915, in Falconer, to the late Manfred and Vincenza "Jennie" Lodato Piazza. A lifelong area resident, she attended Falconer Schools She is survived by a son, Charles Bova, Falconer; two daughters, Sarene Swanson, Warren, and Rose Marie "Dolly" Cline, Falconer; a brother, James Piazza, Pinellas Park, Fla.; two sisters, Laura Conti, Falconer, and Rosalie Piszek, Fredonia, N.Y.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren;
She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Bova, whom she married in Falconer, N.Y., on Sept. 2, 1939, in Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church and who died June 30, 1954; and two sisters, Grace Piazza and Beatrice Mason.

BRIGIOTTA DePASQUALE
Josephine R. ''Fena'' Brigiotta, 78, of 105 W. James St. died at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday (June 28, 2005) in her home. She was the widow of Anthony Brigiotta, whom she married Aug. 6, 1960 in St. John's Catholic Church, and who died July 10, 1981. A lifelong area resident, she was born March 18, 1927, in Falconer, the daughter of William and Rose Ognibene DePasquale. She is survived by a son, Thomas Brigiotta of Hillsborough, Calif.; a daughter, Marlene Sirianno of Bemus Point; four grandchildren: Thomas and Matthew Sirianno, both of Bemus Point, Anthony and Sammy Brigiotta, both of Hillsborough; and a sister, Sarah Brigiotta of Falconer. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Tramonte in 1968; and a brother, Cosimo ''Beezer'' DePasquale in 1996

CENTI
PJ Obit 5/29/2001
Domenic J. Centi, 84, of 142 Broadhead Ave., died at 5:15 a.m. Monday (May 28, 2001) in his home. A lifelong area resident, he was born Aug. 24, 1916, in Jamestown, the son of Sabatino and Christina Vella Centi. Her was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1946 in Central Europe and Northern France. He is survived by a son, Christopher Centi of Jamestown; two grandchildren: Erin Centi of Austin, Texas, and Ryan Centi of LaFeria, Texas; a sister, Connie Auria of Jamestown; and two brothers: Joseph Centi of Falconer and Charles Centi of Jamestown. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary LaPlaca Centi, whom he married June 1, 1946, and who died Jan. 22, 2001; two sisters: Louise Centi and Mary Jane Letizo; and four brothers: Sam and Sabby Centi and Jim and George Mitchell.

DiVINCENZO GATTO
Jennie DiVincenzo, 76, of 13 Lindsey Ave., died at 7:56 p.m. Monday (Jan. 27, 2003) in the WCA Hospital. She was the wife of Anthony T. DiVincenzo, whom she married July 15, 1947, in Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church in Falconer. A lifelong area resident, she was born Aug. 24, 1926, in Falconer, the daughter of Dominic and Carmelo Gercitano Gatto. She attended Falconer Schools, and was a member of Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church. Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Charles DiVincenzo of Jamestown; two grandsons: Mark DiVincenzo of Jamestown and Michael DiVincenzo of Busti; one great-granddaughter; a brother, Frank Gatto of Jamestown; and three sisters: Betty Schuyler of Jamestown, Mary Madonia and Josephine Conti, both of Falconer. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Joseph Gatto, who died during World War II in the Pacific Theatre, and Anthony Gatto.Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery

GAGLIANO
7/11/2004 - Peter Gagliano A Mass of Christian Burial for Peter P. Gagliano, 91, formerly of 476 S. Main St., who died at 3:10 p.m. Thursday (July 8, 2004) in the Beverly Healthcare-Kinzua Valley, Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Falconer. A lifelong area resident, he was born April 4, 1913, in Jamestown, the son of Samuel F. and Josephine Mangiamele Gagliano.
GIAMBRONE
Russell R. Giambrone, 62, of 152 Sampson St., died at 12:30 p.m. Monday (Dec. 15, 2003) in his home. A lifelong area resident, he was born Dec. 2, 1941, in Jamestown, the son of the late Anthony and Agnes Borgesa Giambrone. He was a graduate of Falconer High School, Jamestown Community College and Fredonia State Teachers College. He was presently employed by the Century 21 Realty Group and was a member of the MLS Realtors Association.
He is survived by two sisters: Josephine Tiedemann of Spencer, Ohio, and Sally Agati of Jamestown.

GIORDON
PJ: 1/3/2007: Albert R. "Al" Giordon, 79, of 336 Stowe St., passed away peacefully at 10:55 a.m. Sunday (Dec. 31, 2006) in the Heritage Green Health Care Center, Greenhurst.
A lifelong area resident he was born March 12, 1927 in Jamestown a son of the late Peter and Bernice DePietro Giordon.
He attended Falconer Central Schools and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving from Nov. 29, 1944 to July 13, 1946 during World War II. During his tour of duty he received the World War II Victory Medal and the American Theater Medal. He also served in the U.S. Naval Reserve for several years.
Surviving are his wife the former Emilie Siebert whom he married Oct. 12, 1957; two daughters: Cynthia VanGuilder of Texas, and Brenda Wiedenhofer (George) of Jamestown; two sons Ronald Giordon (Machelle) of Medina, Ohio and Gerald Giordon (Devika) of Erie, Pa.; seven grandchildren, Chad Wiedenhofer of Rochester, N.Y., Paul Wiedenhofer of Jamestown, Leslie and Cole Giordon both of Medina, Ohio, Jon Clark of Texas, Andre and Chelsea Giordon both of Erie, Pa.; a great-grandson Christopher Clark; a brother Richard T. Giordon of Sugar Grove, Pa.; and a sister Lenora Schaftenaar of Frewsburg. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

GLENN PASSINGER POLIZZI
Joann Passinger Glenn, 74, of RD 1, Box 1431, died at 2:19 p.m. Friday (Feb. 25, 2005) in Warren General Hospital. She was the wife of Russell E. Glenn, whom she married May 15, 1993, in Warren. An area resident most of her life, she was born July 20, 1930, in Falconer, the daughter of Salvatore and Mary Giambrone Polizzi. Besides her husband, she is survived by a stepson, Russell ''Butch'' Glenn of Tidioute; four stepdaughters: Betty Fellows of Johnstown, Pa., Linda Allen of Hurst, Texas, Kathie Whiteheart of Winston Salem, N.C., and Tammie Silvis of Tidioute; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a sister, Grace Garvey of Falconer.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Merle ''Bud'' Passinger; a stepson, Russell ''Ernie'' Glenn Jr.; a brother, Anthony Polizzi; and three sisters: Mary Passinger, Sally Farage and Loretta Franchina.

HART PIAZZA
Beatrice J. Piazza Hart, 92, of 6 Bernhard Place, and a resident of The Loyalton of Lakewood, Hamburg, died Thursday (Nov. 27, 2003) in WCA Hospital.
She was born May 1, 1911, in Falconer, the daughter of Salvatore and Jennie Iena Piazza. She is survived by three brothers: Lorry Piazza of Lakewood, Samuel Piazza of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Christopher Piazza of Erie; and two sisters: Lucy Piazza of Falconer and Josephine Grice of Jamestown. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Hart; three brothers: James, John and Joseph Piazza; and a sister, Rose Piazza.

LaJOHN
Mary LaJohn, 89, formerly of Falconer, died at 1:45 p.m. Saturday (May 10, 2003) in the Heritage Village Health Care Center. A lifelong area resident, she was born June 10, 1913, in Falconer, the daughter of Lawrence and Josephine Gaeta LaJohn.
She was a graduate of Falconer High School and remained active in the Falconer Alumni Association.
She is survived by her brother, Leonard LaJohn, of Charlotte, N.C.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Pline; and four brothers: Laurie, John, Anthony and Joseph LaJohn.

LANNI
PJ: 12/29/1997: Bemus Point - Francesca “Frances” Lanni, 80, of 3477 Belleview Road,
died at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, 1997, in WCA Hospital. She was born Oct. 20, 1917
in Los Angeles, Calif., the daughter of Angelo and Sandra LoBue Cimo. An area resident
most of her life Surviving are a daughter, Carla Westerlund of Bemus Point
with whom she made her home; and a grandson, Aaron Westerlund, also of Bemus Point.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl A. Lanni, whom she married April 19,
1941, and who died Sept. 10, 1995; by two sisters: Sarah Coggiola and Josephine
Cavaretta; and two brothers: James and Salvatore “Sam” Cimo

LANZO
PJ Obit 1/19/2002
Sara M. Lanzo, 86, formerly of 117 Charlotte Ave., died Saturday (Jan. 19, 2002) in the Heritage Park Health Care Center. She was the widow of Joseph S. Lanzo, whom she married June 21, 1935, in St. James Catholic Church, and who died Aug. 9, 1992. An area resident most of her life, she was born May 3, 1915, in Busti, the daughter of Anthony and Angeline Carone Triscari. Surviving are a daughter, Iana Jaroszynski of Sinclairville; four grandchildren: two great-grandsons; and a sister, Josephine Solpietro of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Russell Lanzo in 1981; and two brothers: Sebastian and Sam Triscari.

LEONE
Frank J. Leone, 81, of 1037 E. Second St., died at 10:12 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 13, 2001) in the VA Medical Center, Erie. A lifelong area resident, he was born April 30, 1919, in Falconer, the son of Michael and Rose Scaneo Leone. He attended Falconer Schools and had served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theatre.Surviving are his wife, Margaret Triscari Leone, whom he married Sept. 24, 1940, in St. John’s Catholic Church; a son, Frank M. Leone of Falconer; a daughter, Rosalee Ernst of Moravia, N.Y.; four grandchildren: Danielle Knickerbocker of Rochester, Frank John Leone and David Mazzone of Jamestown and Kim Reid of Thorndale, Texas; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers: Santo and James Leone; and three sisters: Jennie Jerruso, Maggie Renzi and Sara Tucci Taylor.

LOMBARDO
Grace Jessica Lombardo, infant daughter of Jeffrey and Joanne Patti Lombardo of Wheatfield, died Thursday (April 7, 2005) in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Amherst. Besides her parents, she is survived by a brother, Joseph Lombardo; her grandparents: Marion and Sharyn Erickson Lombardo of Falconer, and Joseph and Theresa Ammirati Patti of Tonawanda.

MARCHIANDO
Dominic S. Marchiando, Sr., 96, of 79 Sturges St., died Saturday (July 23, 2005) in Heritage Green Health Care Center. He was born May 11, 1909, in Dunkirk, a son of Michaele and Loreta Saccoccia Marchiando. Surviving are two sons, Dominic Marchiando, Jr., of Hickory, N.C. and Richard Marchiando of Naples, Fla.; a daughter, Donna Peelman, of Jamestown; four grandchildren, Shauna and Heather Peelman, both of Jamestown, and John and James Marchiando of Naples; a great-granddaughter; and a brother, Frank Marchiando. He was preceded in death by his first wife the former Marian VanDyck, who died Sept. 19, 1974; his second wife the former Rose Scarry, who died Dec. 11, 1994; three sisters, Florence Gualtieri, Helen Valentine and Lucy Bardo; and three brothers, Thomas, Sam and Albert Marchiando

MESSINA
PJ Obit 9/13/2007
Jack Ross Messina of 1070 E. Second St., died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007, at WCA Hospital. He was born in Falconer on Oct. 18, 1918, the son of Salvatore and Vincenza Spoto Messina. He was a graduate of Falconer High School in 1934 at age 15. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army with the 253rd Engineering C. Battalion from November 1943 to Feb. 14, 1946. He earned the Good Conduct Medal, European- African Middle Eastern Medal, American Theatre Ribbon and World War II Victory Medal. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years, retiring in 1988
Surviving are his wife, Rosa Anzideo Messina of 66 years, whom he married on April 26, 1941, at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church by Father Billerio; a daughter, Rita Messina of Tampa, Fla., a son, Paul (Karm Ann) Messina; four grandchildren: five great-grandchildren: and a sister, Jospehine Giambra of Jamestown; Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters: Catherine DeMarco in 1959, Mary Avenia in 2001, and Rose Ceci in 2005; two brothers: Saro Messina in 2001 and Lary Messina in 2004, and a nephew, Joseph DeMarco in 2004. A Burial will be at Mt. Olivet

MAGLIOLA
Gertrude L. Magliola, 69, formerly of 153 South Main St., died at 1:55 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 25, 2002) in Heritage Green Health Care Center. A lifelong area resident, she was born May 2, 1933, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Francesco and Frances Ricotta Magliola. She was a 1951 graduate of Falconer High School; received her bachelor of science, majoring in elementary education, in 1955 and masters of science in education in 1961, both from the State College at Fredonia; received a certificate in advanced studies in special education from Syracuse University in 1966; and worked on her doctorate degree at Penn State University. She had been employed by the Jamestown Public School System for 35 years, retiring in 2000.
Besides her father, who died in 1968, and her mother, who died in 2001, she was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Magliola, who died in 1966. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

MILLINER
Lewis B. Milliner Sr., 78, of 820 Harding Ave., formerly of Falconer, died at 7:45 p.m. Monday (Jan. 19, 2004) in the WCA Hospital. An area resident most of his life, he was born Dec. 16, 1925, in Louisville, Ky., the son of Stephen H. and Lillie Agnes Rawlings Milliner. He attended schools in Falconer and had served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1944 to 46 in the European Theatre, achieving the rank of staff sergeant.
He is survived by his wife, Natalie Patti Milliner, whom he married Nov. 29, 1947; three sons: Stephen Milliner of Deerfield Beach, Fla., Lewis Milliner Jr., of Jamestown, and Anthony Milliner of Warren, Pa.; four daughters: Dolores Prince of Falconer, Lillie Bernard and Sarah Thain, both of Boston, and Alma Garcia of Gowanda; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Angel Ernewein of Jamestown and Anna Gaeta of St. Petersburg, Fla.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Emo; and a brother, Oscar Milliner.

MORRIS
PJ: Thurs. 4/6/2006: Walter R. Morris, Sr. 82, of the Randolph Manor, formerly of 2406 South Dow St., died at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2006 in the Heritage Green Health
Care Center, Greenhurst. A lifelong area resident, he was born Oct. 18, 1923, in
Jamestown, the son of Vincent and Mary Zboch Morris. He had attended Falconer schools, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Phillippines and New
Guinea. Surviving are a son, W. Robert Morris Jr. of Falconer, a daughter, Kathleen Bargar of Greensboro, N.C., seven grandchildren, Pamela Sigular of Jamestown, Robert Morris ofFalconer, Joseph Morris of Lakewood, Danielle Comber of Greensboro, Shane Comber of Bloomington, Ind., Allison Sanford and Matthew Bargar, both of Jamestown, fourgreat-grandchildren, and two sisters: Gertrude Fitch of Jamestown, and Frances Sorenberger of Girard, Pa. He was preceded in death by his wife Josephine N.
Przybelinski Morris, whom he married Dec. 21, 1946 in Jamestown, who died June 3, 2002, five sisters: Elizabeth Taylor, Sophie Johnson, Mary Frey, Helen Mitchell, and AnnaSmith and four brothers: Joseph, Peter and Bernard Blaze and Alfred Morris.

PAGE DISPENZA
Laura M. Page, 92, of 1913 E. Main St. Ext., died at 9:13 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 26, 2005) in WCA Hospital. She was the wife of Francis S. Page, whom she married July 23, 1949, in Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church, Falconer. A lifelong area resident, she was born Feb. 20, 1913, in Falconer, the daughter of Joseph and Rosalie Piazza Dispenza. Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Anderson; a grandson, Shane Anderson; a great-granddaughter; and a sister, Ann Catania, all of Jamestown. She was preceded in death by a son, Gary Page; two sisters: Beatrice Dispenza and Sarah Mistretta; and four brothers: Joseph, Charles, James and Sam Dispenza.

PALMERI
JoAnn M. Palmeri, 71, of 359 West Main St., died at 12:30 p.m. Monday (Dec. 2, 2002) in her home. A lifelong area resident, she was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Jamestown, the daughter of Howard and Doris Mattson Manchester. She was a 1949 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 1983 graduate of Jamestown Community College.
She is survived by three daughters: Dorene Hitchcock Friend of Clarkston, Mich., Donna Hitchcock Bellina of San Martin, Calif., and Susan Morin of Venice, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Julia Muller of Pittman, N.J.; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jacqueline Johnson of Milledgeville, Ga. She was preceded in death by a sister, Donna May Manchester.

PALMERI
Marco Palmeri 90, of 35 Morgan St., died at 2:20 A.M. Friday September 3, 2004) in the Lutheran Social Services. A lifelong area resident, he was born June 7, 1914, in James-town, the son of Ross and Julia DiGuardi Palmeri. Surviving are his wife, Mayme Encalecatera Palmeri, whom he married January 26, 1935, in Our Lady of Loreto Church, two sons: Russell Palmeri of Falconer, Joseph R. Palmeri of Jamestown, seven grandchildren:eleven great grandchildren: two brothers: Russell Palmeri of Falconer, Michael Palmeri of Ellery Center, and a sister Ida Nicholson of Syracuse He was preceded in death by a grandson, Russell J. Palmeri, a sister Mamie Russo, and three brothers Salvatore ''Sam'' Palmeri, Frank Palmeri, and George Palmeri.

PASSANISE ANDALORA
PJ Obit 7/6/2005
Rachel C. Passanise, 92, of 128 Water St., formerly of Falconer, died at 12:18 a.m. Tuesday (July 5, 2005) in Warren Manor Nursing Home. She was the widow of John S. Passanise, whom she married May 5, 1936, in Falconer, and who died Jan. 20, 1991. A lifelong area resident, she was born July 28, 1912, in Jamestown, the daughter of Calogero and Felicia Giambra Andalora. In earlier years, she was employed by Malleable Iron Works for 38 years and later by American Manufacturing. She is survived by 10 grandchildren: and 17 great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Patsy P. Passanise Sr., who died July 19, 2001; a daughter Margaret Hinton, March 18, 1988; and two brothers: Robert and Sam Andalora.

PATERNITI LoPRESTO
Antoinette G. Paterniti, 81, of 418 West Main St., died at 7:40 p.m. Monday (Aug. 26, 2002) in the WCA Hospital She was the widow of Angelo R. Paterniti, whom she married Oct. 25, 1941, in Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church, Falconer, and who died Feb. 17, 1985 A lifelong area resident, she was born Sept. 17, 1920, in Falconer the daughter of Charles and Lena J. Calabrese LoPresto. She is survived by a grandson, Anthony Richard Paterniti of Ithaca; a step-granddaughter, Niki Watkins of Ithaca; a brother, Charles LoPresto of Simi Valley, Calif.; and two sisters: Rose Mary Peterson and AngElla Riolo, both of Falconer. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Craig Paterniti, who died June 19, 1998.

PETERSON
John B. Peterson, 82, of 213 Central Ave., died at 5:10 a.m. Thursday (May 12, 2005) in WCA Hospital. A lifelong area resident, he was born Feb. 17, 1923, in Jamestown, the son of J. Oscar and Lillian Martin Peterson. He was a 1942 graduate of Jamestown High School, where he played basketball, baseball, held the high jump record for 25 years and was voted most athletic in his senior year. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and had attended Upsula College. He is survived by his wife, RoseMarie B. LoPresto Peterson, whom he married March 17, 1950, in Jamestown; three sons: Ronald B. Peterson of Watchung, N.J., Philip C. Peterson of McHenry, Ill., and Mark O. Peterson of Falconer; two daughters: Susan L. Melquist of Bowling Green, Ohio, and Leda C. Peterson of Jamestown; five grandchildren: Kyle Peterson of Plainfield, N.J., Jeanene Placke of Grand Rapids, Ohio, Jon Melquist of Bowling Green and Christopher and Lewis Peterson, both of McHenry; and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by two brothers: Martin and Ralph Peterson.

PIAZZA
Rose M. Piazza, 72, of 6010 Wildwood Drive, formerly of Falconer, died at 7:11 p.m. Sunday (May 25, 2003) in Saint Vincent's Hospital, Erie. She was the wife of Christopher J. Piazza, whom she married June 26, 1948, in Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Jamestown. An area resident most her of life, she was born June 28, 1930, in Jamestown, the daughter of Giacomo and Sebastiana Conti SanFilippo Besides her husband of Fairview, she is survived by five sons: Salvatore Piazza of Fairport, James Piazza of Elmira, Chris Piazza of Sterling Heights, Mich, Larry Piazza of Falconer, and Troy Piazza of Fairview, with whom she made her home: two daughters: Rosanne Wise of Warren and Cheryl Weiler of Kennedy; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four brothers: George and Jim Phillips, both of Jamestown, Busty SanFilippo of Lakewood and Joe SanFilippo of Tucson, Ariz.; and a sister, Angie Hine of West Ellicott, Jamestown. She was preceded in death by two sisters: Mary Jane Lindell and Kay Hoyt; and a brother Frank SanFilippo.Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, town of Ellicott.

RENZI
Frank D. Renzi, 80, of 18 W. Elmwood Ave., died at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday (June 11, 2003) in his home. An area resident most of his life, he was born Jan. 21, 1923, in Erie, the son of Valentineo and Rose Passanise Renzi. He attended schools in Erie and had served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1943-45 in the European Theatre and was taken prisoner of war. Surviving are his wife, Rose A. Passanise Renzi, whom he married July 14, 1947, in Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church, Falconer; a daughter, Diane Kelwaski of Jamestown; a son, Frank Renzi Jr. of Falconer; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers: Albert Renzi of Kane, Pa., Louis and James Renzi of Erie; and three sisters: Antoinette Duda, Rose Blue and Lucy Renzi, all of Erie.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Renzi Fusco in 1999; a grandson, Harry Christensen in 2000; two brothers: Joseph and Eugene Renzi; and two sisters: Alvira English and Edith Brace.

RHINEHART
PJ Obit 3/21/2001
Henry D. Rhinehart, 93, died Monday (March 19, 2001) in his home. He was born Sept. 1, 1907, in Ellicott, N.Y., the son of Frank and Anna Buckley Rhinehart. A Hartland residence since 1997, . He is survived by his wife, Naomi Allen Rhinehart, whom he married Oct. 23, 1931 in Falconer; a son, Henry D. Rhinehart Jr. of Rochester; a daughter, Esther Terminclli of Hartland; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and nine great great-grandchildren.

SCANEO
Benjamin P. Scaneo, 92, of 304 E. Elmwood Ave., died at 5:10 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 2, 2005) in the WCA Hospital. An area resident most of his life, he was born Dec. 1, 1912, in New York City, the son of Joseph and Rose Dolce Scaneo. He graduated from Falconer High School in 1931 and later from Fordham Law School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and had been a Metropolitan Life Insurance Agent for 22 years He is survived by his wife, Margaret F. White Scaneo, whom he married in May 26, 1979, in New York City; two stepdaughters: Ann Hanks of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and Barbara Jean Lund of Choteau, Mont.; four stepgrandchildren; and two sisters: Josephine and Domenica Scaneo of North Bergen, N.J. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary E. McGarry Scaneo, who died Aug. 26, 1976; a sister, Rose Frederick; and two brothers: James and Joseph Scaneo.

SCHOLENO
Josephine Scavone Scholeno, 93, of 145 Chandler St., formerly of 42 Barrows St., died Thursday (Jan. 1, 2004) in Lutheran Social Services.
She was born Aug. 5, 1910, in Yatesboro, Pa., the daughter of Martin and Anna Avolio Scavone.
She is survived by two daughters: JoAnn Camarata of Mayville, and Carol Olson of Jamestown; eight grandchildren: Lisa Tibbs of Middleport, N.Y., Lori Nickerson and David R. and Timothy J. Olson, all of Jamestown, Donald ''Butch'' Camarata and Susan Pratt, both of Ashville; Lynn Mayer of Mayville, and Steven Olson of Masa, Ariz.; a brother, Phil Scavone of Jamestown; and a sister, Lillian Carmello of Dunkirk. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Scholeno, whom she married July 1, 1933, in St. James Roman Catholic Church, and who died July 25, 1985; and two brothers: Paul and James Scavone.

SIRIANNO
Grace T. Sirianno, 90, formerly of 131 West Falconer St., Falconer, died at 1:50 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 26, 2005) in the Lutheran Social Services.
She was the widow of James V. Sirianno, whom she married Oct. 15, 1932, in Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church, Falconer, and who died April 18, 1984.
A lifelong area resident, she was born January 25, 1915, in Falconer, the daughter of Peter and Amelia Alessi Canaley. Surviving are two sons: John L. and daughter-in-law Winifred Sirianno, both of Dewittville, Peter J. Sirianno and her daughter-in-law to be, Tena L. Jones, both of Kennedy; nine grandchildren: Edward Sirianno of Albany, John Sirianno of Bemus Point, Thomas Sirianno of Louisville, Ky., Michael Sirianno of Buffalo, Julie Vernetti of Rochester, Jamie Peterson, Jim Sirianno, and Jennifer Grey, all of Jamestown, Joni Weston of Freeland, Mich.; two stepgrandchildren to be: Coty Crocker, and Joshua Jones, both of Kennedy, and 16 great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers: Sam, Joseph, and Larry Canaley, and a sister, Mary Fruscione.

TRISCARI
PJ Obit 3/24/2002
Sebastian J. ‘‘Foggy’’ Triscari, 75, of 125 E. Falconer St., died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday (March 24, 2002) in his home. A lifelong area resident, he was born Nov. 26, 1926, in Jamestown, the son of Thomas and Josephine Anzalone Triscari. He attended Jamestown schools and had served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1944 to 1946 in the Pacific Theatre. He received the Victory Medal, American Theatre Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn ‘‘Carrie’’ Pace Triscari, whom he married Nov. 27, 1947, in Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church; a son Thomas Triscari of Falconer; two grandsons: Eric and Daniel Kiser, both of Bradford, Pa.; and a brother, Sam Triscari of Jamestown. He was preceded in death by his daughter, JoMarie Kiser, who died July 24, 1990.

YACHETTA NALBONE
MaryJo K. ''Che Che'' Yachetta, 65, of Hopkins Ave., died at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 13, 2004) in the Lutheran Social Services. She was the wife of Ronald L. Yachetta, whom she married Aug. 9, 1958 in St. Johns Catholic Church.
A lifelong area resident, she was born Sept. 24, 1938, in Jamestown, the daughter of Rose Marie Mattay Nalbone of Jamestown and the late Samuel M. Nalbone.Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons: Anthony and Dana Yachetta, both of Jamestown; three daughters: Rhonda Triscari, Denise ''Marcie'' Hartzell and Nicole Kehe, all of Jamestown; thirteen grandchildren: Kristy McKale of Conewango, Deserae McKale of Lakewood, Patrick Hartzell Jr. of Virgina, Christopher Hartzell, U.S. Army, Ft. Drum, Brandon and Kara Triscari, Katie, Ronald and Shantell Yachetta, Corry Hartzell, Madison and Matthew Kehe, and Cody Allshouse, all of Jamestown; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, who died in 1987; a brother Samuel ''Buddy'' Nalbone, who died in 1973; and a sister, Roseann E. ''Cookie'' Welch, who died in 1998.


Source: Dolores Pratt Davidson, 2007