Virginia I. Carioti, 79

PHOENIX, NY – Virginia  I. Carioti, 79, of Phoenix, NY passed away on Thursday July 7, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY.

Virginia I. Carioti
Virginia I. Carioti

She was born in Syracuse to her late parents, Mary (Amico) and Richard Firenze on August 20, 1936.

Virginia was a graduate of Fulton High School.

Virginia was a cafeteria cashier for Phoenix Central Schools.

She and her late husband, Butch, operated the family farm, Carioti Farms, for many years.

Virginia was a parishioner of Saint Stephen’s Church in Phoenix.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 46 years, Butch Carioti, in 2002; her son, Joseph S. Carioti, in 2011; her brothers, Tony and Paul; and her sister, Carmela.

Surviving are her sons and her daughters-in-law, James R. “Chip” and Laura Carioti of Phoenix, John V. and Maureen Cariota of Warners and Michele Carioti of  Eugene, Oregon; five grandchildren, Andrew, Elizabeth, Emily, Julia and Annabelle;  her brother, Sam Firenze of Maryland; her sister, Mary Grace Ranieri of Baldwinsville; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and friends.

Calling hours willbe held on Sunday, July 10,  from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.

Services will begin Monday, July 11, at 8:45 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by a funeral mass at 9:30 a.m. in Saint Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyer officiating.

Burial will follow in Saint Mary’s Cemetery, 463 S. Seventh St., Fulton, NY.

Contributions may be made to: St. Stephen’s Church in Virginia’s memory.