Michael S. Firenze, 83, of Fulton, died Friday at St. JosephÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Hospital after a long illness.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â He retired in 1985 as a construction foreman at the Steam Station in Oswego after 13 years.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â He also worked on several other construction projects throughout Oswego County. Mike was a member of Laborers Local #214 in Oswego.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â He was a communicant of The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Fulton.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Mike was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, Pacific Theater of Operations, where he was awarded the Purple Heart Medal for wounds received in combat.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â He was a member ofÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Merton R. Kemp, Jr. Detachment #651, Marine Corps League in Fulton and V.F.W. Post 569, Fulton.
Surviving are his wife, Roxanne A. Firenze of Fulton; a brother, Joseph A. Firenze of Fulton; nieces and nephews, Anthony Vannucci of Syracuse, Mary Anne Carpenter of Honeoye Falls, Linda Vannucci of Toronto, Canada, Lawrence Mullen of Fair Haven, Charles Firenze of Ithaca, Richard Firenze of Binghamton, Joseph Firenze of Fulton, Cheryl Piascik of Phoenix and several cousins.
Prayer services will be held 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton with a Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Wednesday at The Church of the Immaculate Conception, 309 Buffalo Street, Fulton.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Burial will be at St. MaryÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Cemetery, Fulton.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Calling hours are 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton.
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