Joan Marie (Piotrowski)'s Story

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Joan Marie (Piotrowski) Aquino, 77 of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on April 21, 2017 at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, she was the daughter of the late Casimer and Josephine Zamiela.
Joan attended local schools and graduated from the former St. Mary's High School. She worked at her family's business, the WilMar Coffee Shop, in Niagara Falls. She also worked at the local Kmart Department Store. Joan had a strong personal faith and was a devout Catholic. She had a love for animals, and enjoyed needlepoint and playing bingo in her leisure time. Above all, Joan was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Aquino was predeceased by her husband of over 50 years, William J. Aquino, Sr. She is survived by her children, Cheryl (Mark) Henry, William (Beth) Aquino, Jr., David Aquino, Christopher (Mary Beth) Aquino, Lisa (Ray) Weiss, Lori Aquino; and was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Aquino. She is also survived by her seven grandchildren, Kristen Henry, Michael Henry, Eric Aquino, Kelly Aquino, Daniel Aquino, Natalie Aquino and Jessica Aquino; her sister, Patricia (late Adam) Capoccetti; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4-8 PM at M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY where funeral services will begin on Wednesday, April 26th at 9:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Mary of the Cataract Church, 259 4th Street, Niagara Falls, NY. Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
If desired, memorial offerings may be made to Our Lady of Victory Homes for Charity, 780 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, NY 14218 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Please visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for guest register.
Published on April 23, 2017
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