Mary Grace Tesoriero, 73, of East Seventh Street, Oswego died Thursday morning at the Oswego Hospital after a short illness.
Mrs.Tesoriero was born in Fulton the daughter of the late Joseph and Catina (Cocopoti) Muscolino, and she has been a resident of Oswego most of her life.
Mrs. Tesoriero was the administrative secretary at the Oswego Shopper for over thirty years. Mrs. Tesoriero enjoyed making wedding cakes. She was a member of Aurora of CNY, the Golden Age, and the Eagles Fan Club. She was a member of the Thursday night bowling League, and she was an avid Yankees fan.
Mrs. Tesoriero was predeceased by her husband John Tesoriero in 1981, her son Robert Scott Tesoriero in 1984 her great grandson Tristan Strong in 2001 and her sister Genevieve DeBuque in 1976.
Mrs. Tesoriero is survived by two sons John (Lisa) Tesoriero of Oswego, James (Robin) Tesoriero of Oswego and six daughters Roxanne (Paul) Johnson of TN, Theresa (Pat) Strong of Oswego, Denise (Doug) Merrill of Oswego, Judy (Scott) Parsons of Kentucky, Lisa (Scott Manchin) Tesoriero of Kirkville, Patricia Tesoriero of NYC, one brother Joseph (Patricia) Muscolino of Fulton, fourteen grandchildren, three great grandchildren, her loving cat Ricco.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the Sugar and Scanlon Funeral Home with Pastor Bruce Schrader. Burial will be in St. PeterÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday 1:00 ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“4:00 p.m. at the Sugar and Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street.
Contributions may be made to OCVI (Oswego County Visual Impaired) at 9 4th. Ave. Oswego, NY 13126.