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Francesca Gioia Obituary, Malverne Long Island NY - Death, Francesca Gioia Has Died

Francesca Gioia Obituary, Malverne Long Island NY – Death, Francesca Gioia Has Died

Francesca Gioia Obituary, Death – Francesca Gioia, age 98, who resided at 3879 Pratt Drive, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2019, at the Oneida Health Extended Care and Rehabilitation Center in Oneida, New York. Prior to her passing, Francesca Gioia was hospitalized for a brief period of time due to an illness. She was born on January 7, 1921 in the town of Partanna in Italy to the parents Calogero Aiello and Antonina Signorelli Aiello. She was their daughter. It was in Italy where she finished the secondary school portion of her studies.

Pietro Gioia married Francesca Gioia in 1946. His passing occurred in the month of April in the year 1977. Francesca had spent the previous twelve years of her life working for Nellie Motta in Brooklyn until she retired in 1985. Francesca’s retirement occurred in 1985. She uprooted her life and moved to Oneida once she reached the age where she was eligible for retirement in order to be closer to her daughter. During that time period, she was an active participant in the activities of the Oneida St. Patrick’s Church congregation. Francesca treasured the opportunity to spend time with her adored family whenever it came her way, and she took advantage of it whenever she could. She counted the times she got to spend with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren among the most priceless of her entire life.

Her two brothers, Gaetano and Vito Aiello, as well as her daughter and son-in-law, Maria (Salvatore) Roccaforte, all went away before she did. Her passing was preceded by their deaths. Funeral services will begin on Monday, January 28, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. at the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc., and they will be immediately followed by her Funeral Mass at St. Patrick’s Church at 10:00 a.m., which will be celebrated by Reverend Richard J. Kapral. The funeral will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019. The 28th of January, 2019 is the day that will be used for both services.

The funeral and burial rites will be held in St. Agatha’s Cemetery in Canastota, where the deceased will also be laid to rest. On Sunday, members of the family and members of the community are invited to pay their respects at the funeral home situated at 342 Main Street in Oneida between the hours of 4:00 and 8:00 PM. The address of the funeral home is 342 Main Street.

You are cordially welcome to honor Francesca’s memory by contributing to the Memorial Fund of St. Patrick’s Church, which can be found at 347 Main Street in Oneida and is named in her honor. You are more than welcome to go to www.ironsidefuneralhome.com, where you will not only be able to read the obituary but also leave an online message of condolence for the family that has suffered a loss.