Concetta Connie Girardo

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Concetta "Connie" Girardo

February 08, 1935 - September 08, 2018

Concetta "Connie" Girardo of Niagara Falls, passed away after a brief illness on September 8, 2018, at the age of 83. Born in Bella di Nicastro, Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy on February 8, 1935 to the late Antonio Fato and Teresa (Cristiano) Fato.
Following her marriage on October 23, 1954 to Anthony Girardo, she immigrated to America with her husband, where she lived a happy life for 63 years.
Concetta was a talented seamstress and homemaker. She enjoyed cooking for her family and was known for her famous cannoli's and homemade sauce. She liked playing bocce and bingo. Concetta enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her two granddaughters who were her pride and joy.
Concetta, along with her family, was a longtime member of the Power City Lodge. She also was an active member of the Cristoforo Columbo Society and Niagara Falls Bocce League.
In addition to her husband of 63 years, Anthony Girardo, she is survived by her two daughters, Palma A. Girardo and Maria T. (Peter M.) Micale; two granddaughters, Amanda Micale and Angela Micale. She is also survived by her brother, Giacinto (Giovanna Cappello) Fato; and her sisters, Giovannina (late Felice deSensi) Fato, Angelina (Antonio Cerra) Fato and Rosina (Vincenzo Pileggi) Fato, all residing in Calabria, Italy. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. She also leaves behind her dearest friend, Giuseppina Spagnolo, whom she loved like a sister. Concetta was predeceased by her brother, Giovanni (late Concetta Pileggi) Fato; her sister, Maria (late Giuseppe Matarazzo) Fato; and her brother-in-law, Nick (late Maria Grande) Girardo.
Visitation will begin Tuesday from 3-8 PM at M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will begin Wednesday, September 12th at 10:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM at St. Vincent De Paul Parish at Prince of Peace Church, 1055 N. Military Road, Niagara Falls. The Power City Lodge will conduct a Memorial Service on Tuesday at 7 PM, at the funeral chapel. Entombment in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorials can be made to Buffalo Oishei Children's Hospital, 818 Ellicott St., Buffalo, NY 14203.
Visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online condolences.
Published on September 10, 2018
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11 posts

Cecelia
Sep 11, 2018
Connie’s family,, Very sorry for your loss. This bible verse at Acts chapter 24 verse 15 is very comforting. Please take a minute and read it.
Sequia Spratley
Sep 10, 2018
My prayers and condolences for your loss. May God comfort and sustain you during this time.
Sarah Biamonte & Carol Ann MacKinnon
Sep 10, 2018
So very sorry to hear of Connie's death. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Unfortunately we will be out of town for the visitations.
So very sorry to hear about Connie's death!our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are out of town, therefore will not be here for visitation. Sarah Biamonte and Carol Ann MacKinnon
Sep 10, 2018
Bob & Kathi Passmore
Sep 10, 2018
Our prayers go out to Connie's family. She will be fondly remembered and deeply missed.
Fred Girardo Jr & Rose Girardo
Sep 10, 2018
Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to all
Fred Girardo Jr & Rose
Sep 10, 2018
Sorry for your lose, thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
Amanda
Sep 09, 2018
RIP Nonna. Thank you for being my best friend and #1 supporter my entire life. I miss you so much. Please watch over all of us, especially Papa❤️❤️
Angela Micale
Sep 09, 2018
Rest In Peace to my sweet Nonna
Vanessa parmer
Sep 09, 2018
Tony sorry for the loss of your wife connie I'm a bingo player at the power city lodge
Kathy Marasco Culbreth
Sep 09, 2018
Your perpetual smile will be forever missed. God bless you, my sweet friend and bocce buddy.