Marilyn J. Colantonio
Marilyn J. Colantonio, 80 of Batavia, passed away on Friday December 6, 2013 at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia. She was born June 22, 1933 in Albion to the late Leo (Lena Balester) Ludwick. Mrs. Colantonio was a graduate of Albion High School and St. Jerome’s School of Nursing in Batavia. She was a Registered Nurse having worked for Dr. Baker, Dr. Lee, Dr. Bissell and retired from Dr. Ahmed’s office in Batavia. Mrs. Colantonio was a member of Ascension Parish and the Altar and Rosary Society of the Church. She enjoyed collecting antiques having belonged to the Tonawanda Valley Collectors Club, she loved to go to the casino, camping and bowling. She also loved spending time with her family especially her great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her daughter Carol Ann Colantonio in 1962.
Mrs. Colantonio is survived by her husband of 59 years Raymond B. Colantonio of Batavia, whom she married on June 19, 1954, son Raymond (Karen) Colantonio of Arizona, daughter June (Randy) Boyce of Oakfield NY. 2 Grandchildren Kimberly (Herk) Handsaker and Anthony (Samantha) Colantonio both of Arizona, 2 step grandchildren Brittany & Shannon, 2 great-grandchildren Kayley & Hunter Handsaker of Arizona, survive along with many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday December 11, 2013 from 4 to 7 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, and from 10 to 11 AM on Thursday December 12, 2013 at Holy Family Parish, 106 South Main Street, Albion, NY 14411. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place following calling hours on Thursday, 11AM at Holy Family Parish 106 South Main Street, Albion NY 14411. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.
The family suggests memorials be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance 16 Bank Street, Batavia, NY 14020 or to the Genesee County Animal Shelter 3841 West Main St. Rd. Batavia, NY 14020 . For more information please call 343-8260 or to sign the online guest registry go to www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.