FULTON, NY – Jane Molinari, 95, of Fulton, passed away Tuesday December 4, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.
She was born August 26, 1917, the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Hesneey) Simon.
At a young age, Jane worked at the American Woolen Mill in Fulton.
She married Andrew Molinari in 1943 during World War II, and celebrated 68 years of marriage together.
Jane maintained all office duties for the A. Molinari Painting Company.
She also worked at and retired from the Nestle Chocolate Company in Fulton.
Jane was a faithful communicant of Holy Family Church.
She loved to dance, bowl and golf in her younger years and was an avid Yankees and S.U. fan.
Her pride and passion was her family and her wonderful meals she shared with all them.
Many were on the receiving end of the BEST stuffed grape leaves on the planet.
A devoted wife, loving mother and proud grandmother, she is survived by her son, Ronald (Lorrie) Molinari; daughter-in-law, Sheridan Molinari; grandchildren, Jason Molinari, Drew Molinari, Joshua Molinari, Nathaniel Molinari and Ryan Molinari; also sisters, Mary James and Ruth Benway; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Predeceasing her were her husband, Andrew Molinari (2011); eldest son, Richard Molinari (2006); brothers; Roselli and Leonard Simon; and sisters, Julia Wickham and Sarah Gould.
A special tribute of gratitude is expressed to her niece, Linda Benway and to the staff at Bishops Commons for all their love and care.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, corner of Rochester and South Third streets, Fulton.
Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 4-6 p.m. on Sunday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in tribute to Rick Molinari.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.