SARAH R. "BAGLIO" FORTI
Age 95, of Oakfield, died peacefully Sunday evening January 22, 2012 at her home under the care of her loving family and Hospice. She was born February 18, 1916 in LeRoy, NY daughter of the late Louis & Josephine (Andalora) Baglio, also preceded in death by her beloved husband Samuel Forti in 2005; sisters Grace Baglio, Jennie Paladino, Josephine Maida, Mary Perry and a brother Frank Baglio. Mrs. Forti, is a longtime and the oldest member of St. Padre Pio Parish, former member of the Bishop's Committee for Christian Home and Family in the Diocese of Buffalo, welcoming families. In early years she was employed by the Edith Hartwell Clinic and the Jello Plant in LeRoy, also the E.N. Rowell Box Factory & JJ Newberry Co. in Batavia until her retirement in 1972.
Surviving are her loving children Joan (Art) Cichowski of Webster, Elaine Forti of Oakfield, Carol (Jim) Wigton of Rochester and David (Lorraine) Forti of Oakfield; sisters Rose Wallace, Carmen Cintorino, and Marion Ricci all of Batavia; brother-in-law Ralph Cintorino of Batavia; sisters-in-law Betty Forti of LeRoy, Grace Forti of St. Louis; 5 grandchildren Karen (Pasi) Cichowski-Janne, Mark (Shawn) Cichowski, Heather (Jeremy) Shaw, Brian (Marsha) Wigton & Andrew (Kristi) Wigton; 10 great-grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Family and friends may visit from 3-7 PM on Wednesday January 25, 2012 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road 14020 where prayers will be recited 10:15 AM Thursday January 26 followed by an 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial St. Padre Pio Parish (Oakfield Site). Memorials in Sarah's memory are suggested to St. Padre Pio Parish 56 Maple Street Oakfield, NY 14125 or St. Jude's Children's Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105. She will be laid to rest with her husband in St. Francis Cemetery in LeRoy. For more information or to send flowers please call Michael at (585)343-7500.
THE FAMILY OF SARAH R. FORTI IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.