Felicia L. (DeFazio) Boies
Felicia L. (DeFazio) Boies, age 89, passed away Sunday morning (December 8, 2019) at the Premier Genesee Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation.
She was born April 1, 1930 in Batavia, the daughter of the late Salvatore and Josephine (Morreale) DeFazio. Felicia received a business degree from Rochester Business Institute (RBI). She worked as a secretary for many years at Montgomery Ward, Dairylea and Tyler Truck Lines and retired in 1991. After her retirement she enjoyed working part time in the cafeteria for the Batavia School District.
She is survived by her brother John DeFazio of Rochester, sisters Rose (Thomas) Butera of Florida, Mary Dee Ognibene of Batavia, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Felicia was predeceased by her husband Paul (Jim) Boies on September 1, 1998, two brothers, Leonard and Alphonso DeFazio, two sisters, Concetta Penepent and Jo Marie DeGoris; two brothers-in-law, Lawrence Ognibene and Philip Penepent; sister-in-law Rose DeFazio.
At her request there will be no calling hours. A Rite of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday (Dec. 14th) at 9:30am at Resurrection Parish, St. Joseph Worship Site, 303 East Main St., Batavia, NY. Interment will be private in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.
ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.