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WARNER, KATHLEEN E. (FOGGIA)

WARNER - Kathleen E. (nee Foggia)
Of Grand Island, passed away on April 18, 2014 at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. Born on July 27, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Wilma (Kane) Foggia. Kathleen was a graduate of the University at Buffalo with a BS degree in French Education. She later earned a Master's Degree in Education. Kathy's career spanned 35 years teaching French and then switching to fourth grade in the Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School System. Prior to moving to Grand Island, Kathy was a member of St. John Fisher Church in South Dayton, NY. She was a lector, taught religious education and was a trustee of the church. Kathleen was awarded the St. Joseph the Worker Award from the Diocese of Buffalo. In 1977, Kathleen married Richard E. Warner who survives. She is also survived by her loving daughter, Jillian M. Warner of Grand Island, one sister, Mary A. (Charles) Ross and one brother, Anthony P. Foggia, both of Niagara Falls. Also surviving are a niece and two nephews and their children, as well as an uncle and several cousins. Kathleen dedicated her life to educating children, taking care of her family and serving God. Her sense of humor and generous spirit will be missed by all who loved her. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday April 25, 2014 at 10 AM at St. Stephen's Church, 2100 Baseline Road Grand Island. Interment immediately following the mass. Memorial donations may be made to: Food Bank of WNY 91 Holt Street Buffalo, NY 14206.

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