Joseph F. Suranni
Joseph F. Suranni, 73 of Batavia, died Thursday March 21, 2013 at Buffalo Mercy Hospital. He was born March 20, 1940 in Batavia to the late Nicholas (Isabelle Smith) Suranni. Mr. Suranni was a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army Transportation Corp. He was a longtime member of Resurrection Parish and the former St. Nicholas Social Club in Batavia. Joseph worked for over 30 years at Rochester Instrument Systems and also worked at Morrison Knudsen in Hornell. He owned horses that raced in Batavia and Buffalo as well as being a member of the Western New York Harness Horseman’s Association.
He is survived by his beloved wife Elizabeth M. (Pelletterie) Suranni of Batavia; son Joseph N. (Carolyn) Suranni of Belleview, FL; daughters Sister M. Joanne “Jody” Suranni CSSF of Cheektowaga; Catherine (Russell) Frantz of Lake Worth, FL; Tanya (Carl) Monti of Depew; grandchildren Anthony J. and Victoria R. Suranni of FL.
Friends are invited to call on Monday March 25, 2013 from 4 to 8 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020. Prayers will be recited on Tuesday March 26, 2013 at 11:15 AM at the Funeral Home followed by a 12:00 Noon Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish 303 East Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Entombment will take place in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum.
Memorials may be made to the John Carroll University Alumni Fund at www.jcu.edu. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.