Rosario A. Giuffrida, 87, of Hannibal, NY died Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at home surrounded by his family.
Born in Fulton, son of the late Alfio and Sebastiana Giuffrida. Mr. Giuffrida retired from Nestle and also owned and operated A. Giuffrida and Sons Muck Farm.
He was a member of Cato, Volney, and Phoenix Senior Citizens Clubs. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and spending winters in Florida.
Predeceased by two brothers, Salvatore (Sam) Giuffrida and Sebestiano (Benny) Giuffrida.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former, Betty J. Stoutenger; two children, Jack (Denise) Giuffrida of Cato, NY and Jane (Anthony) Rector of Ogdensburg, NY; four grandsons, Anthony, Joseph, Austin Giuffrida and Matthew Rector.
Calling hours are Friday 4 to 7 p.m. with services to immediately follow at 7 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal. Graveside services will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Ira Union Cemetery, White Cemetery Road, Ira.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hospice of the Finger Lakes, 1130 Corporate Drive, Auburn, NY 13021 or to a charity of one’s choice.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.