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Mickelina L. Irrera

By T.J. Woodward
Feb 28, 2011, 8:54pm
Mickelina L. Irrera, 96 of Batavia died February 27, 2011 in United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia. Born November 16, 1914 in Batavia, NY. Daughter of the late Philip (Loretta Tripi) Fraterrigo.

Mrs. Irrera was retired from Jackson School where she worked in the Cafeteria; she also previously worked at the Horowitz Shirt Factory. She was a member of Ascension Parish (St. Anthony’s), the Altar & Rosary Society, Our Lady of Loretto, St. Ann’s Society, Notre Dame Prayer Group, a Girl Scout Leader, Batavia High School Band Booster, a member of the Bishop’s Committee, and the Election Board.

She left her family a very special gift- HER FAITH.

She is preceded in death by her husband Anthony A. Irrera Sr. in 1997, brothers Louis and Joseph Fraterrigo and sisters Laura Vilardo, Lucy Holton, and Maria Fraterrigo, also a granddaughter Melissa McNally. She is survived by her children Anthony (Lillian) Irrera Jr., Roger (Carol) Irrera, and Michelle (Michael) McNally all of Batavia. 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call from 5:00 to 8: 00 PM on Wednesday March 2, 2011 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Prayers will be recited on Thursday at 9:00 AM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Ascension Parish (St. Anthony’s R.C. Church), 122 Liberty Street, Batavia at 9:30 AM. Burial will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 16 Bank St. Batavia, NY 14020 or to the National Centre for Padre Pio Inc. 2213 Old Rt. 100 Barto, PA 19504.

For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call (343-8260). Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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