Pauline Zizzi Mirabito, 92

FULTON, NY – Pauline Zizzi Mirabito, 92, of Fulton, passed away on Monday February 20, 2017, at St. Luke Residential Health Care Facility in Oswego.

Pauline Zizzi Mirabito
Pauline Zizzi Mirabito

A native of Fulton, she was the daughter of the late Dominick and Anna Convertino Zizzi and the daughter-in-law of the late Ross and Frances Zaia Mirabito.

Pauline was predeceased by her husband, Angelo B. Mirabito; and her brother, Peter P. Zizzi.

She had worked with her husband, Angelo, at Mirabito’s Superette at 501 Erie St. and Angelo’s Big M at 909 W. First St., in Fulton until their retirement in 1990.

Pauline was a lifelong communicant of The Church of the Immaculate Conception in Fulton now known as The Church of the Holy Trinity.

She was a member of Court Pere LeMoyne #855, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Fulton Art Association, Friends of the Fulton Public Library, Arrowhead Garden Club, Salvation Army Auxiliary, A. L. Lee Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Fulton Historical Society, Fulton Women’s Club, and served as a Girl Scout leader.

During retirement, she was a volunteer income tax preparer for senior citizens.

After Angelo’s death in 1997, Pauline spent many hours baking and delivering cookies to nursing home residents and neighborhood shut-ins.

She took up golfing and piano and met many friends along the way.

She also enthusiastically embraced technology, with the use of an iPad and desktop computer.

Above all, Pauline loved her faith, family and friends.

Cherish the memories of her in your heart and pray for her Eternal Rest.

At her request and love for others, her organs and tissues were donated to medical science to help others.

Surviving are children, Michael Mirabito of Garden Grove, Calif., David Mirabito of Fulton, Marcia (Joseph) Munk of Woodlands, Texas, Jerome (Elizabeth) Mirabito and Roger (Pamela) Mirabito all of Fulton; her sister, Lee Tanza of Irvine, Calif.; five grandchildren, Melissa, Elizabeth, Abbey, Hope and Lydia; great-grandchildren, Brittany, Camron and Logan; and many nieces and nephews.

The family is grateful to God for her life, your friendship, kindness and prayers.

Calling hours will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, February 26, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, February 27, at The Church of the Holy Trinity, corner of Rochester and South Third streets in Fulton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Oswego County Catholic Charities, 365 W. First St., Fulton, NY 13069 or to St. Luke John Foster Burden Corporation, 299 E. River Road, Oswego, NY 13126.

7 Comments

  1. Great woman, worked @the big m in the 80s. Thoughts and prayers for the family. Can hear Angelo saying VIENI QUI ….may they RIP together .

  2. Sorry to hear of your loss.Your mother was a very nice person.I’m sure she will be missed by all.Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  3. Pauline was a loving, caring woman to her family and community. She always welcomed me into Angelos with a smile and a question about how my family was doing. There aren’t many people anymore who truly care about others the way Pauline and Angelo did. Thoughts and prayers to her family as they relive the many happy memories of Pauline.

  4. So very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful lady. I will never forget the cookies that she brought to my mom in the nursing home. She was a hard worker and God gave her good health for a long time . May she rest in peace

  5. To the Mirabito Family:
    I am so very sorry for the your loss. From what I know of her she will be missed very much. One thing for sure is that all of you gave her a reason to be proud every day of her life. May she rest in peace.

  6. My prayers go out to all the family I am sorry for your loss she always talk to me and ask me how the family was the world has one less great person in the world but heaven gain and angel

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