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AMICO, Virginia (Bishop)

AMICO, Virginia (Bishop)

AMICO - Virginia (nee Bishop)
March 17, 2020 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Sheriff Michael A. Amico; dearest mother of Joanne (Anthony) Fontana; loving grandmother of Michael (Nicole) Fontana, Alicia (Raymond) Castiglione, and Jennifer Straeck; great-grandmother of Daniella (fiance Nicholas), Antonio (fiance;e Kayla), Raymond, Genevieve, Caleb, Grady and Sebastian; dear sister of Barbara Traylor and the late Sonny, Tommy and Billy Bishop; sister-in-law to Rev. Charles Amico and the late Dr. Joseph (Helen) Amico, Rev. Msgr. Richard Amico, Josephine (Michael) Ervolina and Grayce (Michael) Arena; devoted Godmother to Ginger Lowell; daughter of the late Grady and Ruby (nee James) Bishop; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Virginia was the wife of the co-founder of Valu Home Centers where she served on the Board of Directors, a chair member for the Girls Town of Italy and Cystic Fibrosis, a generous donor to St. Jude Children's Hospital and Make-A-Wish of Buffalo, NY. No prior visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for the IMMEDIATE FAMILY ONLY. A Celebration of Virginia's life will take place at a later date. Arrangements by the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Drive (corner of Hopkins Rd). If so desired, donations in Virginia's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959, or Make-A-Wish, WNY Chapter, 3901 Genesee Street, Suite 110, Buffalo, NY 14225. Please share condolences online at

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