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Jennie A. (Colosimo) Lazzaro, 90 of Niagara Falls, NY passed away on December 10, 2017 at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. Born December 3, 1927 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Leone) Colosimo.

Jennie moved to the Niagara Falls area with her family as a child and attended local schools. On November 4, 1950, she married James Lazzaro at St. Josephs Church in Niagara Falls. Mr. Lazzaro predeceased her in 1986. For twenty years, Jennie managed the housekeeping department of Niagara Geriatric and Rehabilitation Center in Niagara Falls until her retirement in 1995. Jennie was a devout Catholic and longtime parishioner of Prince of Peace Church. She was also a passionate Buffalo Bills fan. Above all, Jennie will be remembered as Aunt Jennie, as she was affectionately known by all who knew her, and the love and devotion she had for her family.

Jennie is survived by her sister, Angeline (late Robert) (late Teddy) Callen-Krawczyk, her brother, Richard (Josie) Colosimo; nieces, RosAnne (James) OHara and Ellen (Thomas) Grenke as well as several other nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. She was also predeceased by two brothers and one sister, Archie (Rosie) Colosimo, Marilyn (Michael) Willard and Salvatore Sam (Grace) Colosimo.

There will be no prior visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday December 12th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Vincent De Paul Parish at Prince of Peace Church 1055 North Military Road Niagara Falls, NY. PLEASE ASSEMBEL AT CHURCH. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute PO Box 631 Buffalo, NY 14240. Arrangements by M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY.
Published on December 10, 2017
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