Vincenza P. Messineo, 95, a lifelong resident of Rome, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017, at the Leo Center for Caring, Rochester, NY. She was born in Rome, NY, on June 5, 1922, daughter of the late James and Mary Lomascola Perry. Vincenza graduated from Rome Free Academy. On November 17, 1945, she married Charles L. Messineo, in St. John the Baptist Church. He passed away October 19, 1999. Mrs. Messineo retired from Griffiss Air Force Base. She was a member of St. Paul's Church and its choir.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Robert L. and Meryl Messineo, New York City, a daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Michael Coriale, Bluffton, SC, four grandchildren; Michael Coriale, Katherine and her husband Daniel Schantz, Alessandra Messineo and Phillip Messineo, two great grandchildren; Samantha and Lilliana Schantz, also surviving are two brothers and sisters-in-law; Joseph and Eileen Perry, CA, James and Loretta Perry, Rome, a sister, Stella Beaumier, ME, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Samuel Perry and three sisters; Frances Zanko, Jessie Hodkinson, and Josephine Raschke.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Paul's Church, with the Rev. Robert Kelly officiating. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery. Friends may call at the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc., 7751 Merrick Rd., on Monday, November 13, 2017, from 4-7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Church, 1807 Bedford St. Rome, NY 13440 or (Hospice in Monroe County) Visiting Nurse Foundation, 2180 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580
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