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March 17, 2021 - 11:54am

Mary R. Vendetta

posted by T.J. Woodward.

maryvendetta.jpgMary R. Vendetta, 91, of Batavia passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. She was born March 12, 1930 in Oakfield to the late James (Clara Giordano) Deni. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Joseph Vendetta who passed in March of 2010, brothers, Anthony, Gerald and Joseph Deni.  

Mrs. Vendetta graduated from Oakfield-Alabama High School in 1947. She was a member of Chorus of Harmony for 10 years, growing up in Oakfield she was known for singing Ave Maria at weddings and O Holy Night at Christmas Time. Mary and Joseph loved dancing together, traveling, but most of all spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a retired hairdresser, worked at John Kennedy Elementary School and also studied calligraphy.

She is survived by her loving sons, Dennis (Sharie) Vendetta of Batavia, David (Fiancée RoxsAnn Strembenis) Vendetta of Rochester, brothers James (Grace) Deni of Batavia, Carl (Christine Cummings) Deni of Buffalo, grandchildren Kristina (Aaron) Clark of Batavia, Dennis J. Vendetta of Batavia, Michael (Rachael) Vendetta of Rochester, Samantha (Fiancé Nick) Vendetta of Pittsford, Joshua Vendetta of Rochester, great-grandchildren Aiden and Gianna Clark, daughters-in-law Anna Vendetta of Batavia and Jeanine Monachino of Chili, along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to attend a 9:30AM Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, March 19, 2021 at Resurrection Parish 303 East Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum, Batavia.  

The church will be restricted to 50% of its normal capacity. Face coverings and social distancing are mandatory. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Association www.heart.org. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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