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July 14, 2016 - 2:23pm

Peter Ziccardi

posted by T.J. Woodward.

ziccardi.jpgPeter Ziccardi, 94, of Batavia passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday July 13, 2016 at the New York State Veterans Home at Batavia. He was born on May 2, 1922 in Batavia to the late Daniel and Frances (Baudanza) Ziccardi. He is predeceased by his loving wife Grace (Turazzo) Ziccardi who passed away in 2006; brothers Samuel and Adam Ziccardi; brothers in law John DioGuardi and Nicholas DiFalco.

Mr. Ziccardi was a United States Army Veteran, serving during WWII with the Mechanized Calvary Unit in the South Pacific for over 3 years where he earned numerus Medals. After the war, he returned home and had a 30 plus year career with the New York State Department of Corrections prior to his retirement. He was a member at the VFW #1602, St. Mary’s RC Church and was a Life Member at St. Nicholas Club and a former member of the Moose Club in Batavia. Peter was avid outdoorsman, loved hunting, fishing, golfing and making wine.

He is survived by a daughter Francine (Vincent) Chilano of Batavia; a son Peter (Beth) Ziccardi of Batavia; sisters Angeline DioGuardi of OH, Mary Ann DiFalco of Batavia; grandchildren Ashley (Fiancé Joshua Platt) Ziccardi of Batavia, Michael (Fiancé Tiffany Monde) Ziccardi of Rochester, Christopher Chilano of Batavia, Nicholas (Anna) Chilano of CA; 1 great grandson Luca Chilano, along with several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday July 17, 2016 from 3:00-7:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 9:30AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday July 18 at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s) 18 Ellicott St. Batavia. He will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery with Full Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family.  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.

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