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Joseph C. Gasbarrini, a retired machinist who lived in Darien and, most recently, Attica, died Wednesday (March 25, 1998) in Genesee Mercy North Street Campus of Genesee Memorial Hospital, Batavia, after a long illness. He was 74.

Gasbarrini, a native of Italy, came to the United States as a youngster. He lived in Darien for 22 years before moving to Attica.

Gasbarrini was an Army veteran of World War II and was based at the Panama Canal. He rose to the rank of corporal. He worked for the former Worthington Compressor in Buffalo.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, the former Arlene Ayer; two sons, Lawrence of Buffalo and Joseph; two daughters, Barbara Sullivan of Amherst and Mary Jean of Darien; a sister, Jean Cappara of Cheektowaga; nine grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at noon Saturday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 50 East Ave. Prayers will be said at 11:30 in Marley Funeral Home, 135 Main St. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.


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