Nancy R. Ficarella
Nancy R. Ficarella, 91, of Batavia passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 11, 2016 at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was born on April 10, 1925 in Batavia to the late Louis and Rosalie (Cardinelli) Columbo. In addition to her parents, Nancy is predeceased by 10 siblings.
Nancy was very active in local organizations. She was a member of the PTA in the Batavia School District, the Band Boosters, City Charter Committee and City Youth Bureau in Batavia. She loved to read, made amazing Christmas cookies and above all else, loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by her loving husband, Samuel J. Ficarella of Batavia; sons William (Erin) Ficarella and James (Kimberly) Ficarella both of Batavia; step daughter Cherie (Raymond) Myers of GA; 5 grandchildren, Amanda (Thomas) Coggiola, Michael (Natalie) Ficarella, Samantha (Zachary) Alwardt, Nicole (fiancé Shawn Easton) Ficarella and Jason (Elise) Myers; 7 great grandchildren, Benjamin and Lily Coggiola, Vincent Ficarella, Bryson Alwardt, Jacob Coggiola, Anthony Ficarella and Collins Myers, along with many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to call on Friday May 13, 2016 from 5:00-8:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Prayers will be recited at the Funeral Home at 11:30AM on Saturday the 14th prior to a 12:00PM Mass of Christian Burial that will be held at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s) 18 Ellicott St. Batavia, NY. She will be laid to rest in Grandview Cemetery in Batavia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Memory Unit Activities Fund at the Genesee County Nursing Home 278 Bank St. Batavia, NY 14020. For more information please call 585-343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.