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PARISI, Mary (Lamancuso)

PARISI, Mary (Lamancuso)

PARISI - Mary (nee Lamancuso)
Passed away peacefully, at home, with her loving family present, on July 19, 2017. She was 88. Mary was known for the beauty she brought to the world, her loving spirit, and the enormity of her heart. From her gentle handssprang delicately painted china, vibrant gardens, and magical Italian delicacies. Mary shared her life with her "angel," Nunzio (Norman) Parisi. Theirs is one of the great love stories of all time, and in it they loved each other from sunrise to sunset for 66 years, always side by side; full of hope and gratitude for the rich life they built. Together they ran Grand Island Quality Cleaners, where their customers of 40 years were also their friends. As a young woman, Mary delivered books to new readers through the Erie County Library Bookmobile. Her heart was filled with love for her children, Cathy, Steve, Natalie, Lisa, and Jennifer; as well as her grandchildren, Nicole, Scott, Nina, Michael, Lauren, Christopher, Stephen, Jack, David, Ella and Poppy. She was especially touched by the great grandchildren, Kendall, Cameron, Valentina and Nico, who she kissed with her own special joy. Calling hours at KAISER FUNERAL HOME, 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island on Friday, July 21 from 4-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Stephens Church on Grand Island, Saturday, July 22 at 10 AM. Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, donations can be made Mary's name to Hospice Buffalo.

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Kaiser Funeral Home

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