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GIANTURCO, Geraldine "Gerry" (Panepinto)

GIANTURCO - Geraldine "Gerry" (nee Panepinto)
Of Clarence, NY and Ft. Lauderdale, FL, passed peacefully into the arms of our Lord on August 29, 2011. She was the beloved daughter of the late Salvatore and Louise (nee Gugino) Panepinto; born in Batavia on February 3, 1929 and later earned her RN from the Buffalo General Hospital School of Nursing in 1954. Gerry was the cherished wife for 55 wonderful years of Dr. Michael James Gianturco and the proud, much loved mother of Linda, Michael James, Jr. (Bridgette), Mary Wynne, James and Thomas; dearest grandmother of Michael James III, Katherine, Joseph and Mirabella; sister of Sara Gelia, Joanna Cole and the late Sheila Young; also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. Gerry loved to entertain and welcomed both family and friends alike into the Gianturco home with open arms and heart. She is remembered for her love of spending time with those dear to her and caring for those in need. Family will be present Friday from 2-4 and 6-9 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, Inc. 5200 Sheridan Drive (at Hopkins), where prayers will be said on Saturday at 8:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Benedict Church (Main & Eggert Rd.) at 9:30 AM. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Buffalo Region of the American Heart Association at 20 Northpointe, Suite 130, Amherst, New York 14228. Share your condolences at www.AMIGONE.com

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