Nazzareno P.


Nazzareno Panfilo "Nazz" Gentile, age 86 of Lewiston, husband of Rosemary Elia Gentile, entered into rest on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Mount St. Mary's Hospital of Lewiston, NY. Nazzareno was born April 15, 1933 in Prezza L'Aquuila, Italy . He is the son of the late Sabatino and the late Maria Spacone Gentile. He married Rosemary Elia on October 17, 1964 at St. Josephs RC Church in Niagara Falls.
Nazz retired in 1995 from NYS Parks and Recreation where he was a painter.
The family would like to send a special thanks to all the doctors, nurses and aides who helped care for Nazz, the family appreciates all the compassion and professionalism shown to our precious husband, father and grandfather.
Nazz is survived by his wife, Rosemary; his daughter, Maria (Charles) Feay; a son, Michael (Roberta) Gentile; his sisters, Nunziata (late Antonio) Forcucci and Elena (late Salvatore) Gentile; three brothers, Mario (late Rina) Gentile, John (Ruth) Gentile and Ezio Gentile; a granddaughter, Caitlyn Feay; a brother-in-law, Joseph Elia; and several nieces nephews and cousins.
NO PRIOR VISITATION. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 AM on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at St. Peter's RC Church, 600 Center St., Lewiston, NY, (Please assemble at church) with Rev. Thomas Mahoney officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph's RC Cemetery, Niagara Falls. Arrangements entrusted to HARDISON FUNERAL HOMES INC. Please visit for online registry.
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Published on September 11, 2019
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Filomena Rhoufiry
Sep 12, 2019
Sweet Sincerity was purchased for the family of Nazzareno P. "Nazz" Gentile by Filomena Rhoufiry.  Send flowers
Pam Goodman Hawes
Sep 12, 2019
My deepest and sincere sympathy. I know the pain of losing a husband, therefore, I will pray for you. If you ever feel like talking to someone just give me a call, we can reminisce. Believe me it is good to talk about things, I will understand. My best to you and your family.
Marcia Wagner Nixon
Sep 12, 2019
Rosemary, my condolences to you and your family. May fond memories help you all through this sad time.
Kathy Gadawski
Sep 12, 2019
I was sorry to hear of the death of your husband. You are in my prayers.
Karen Ganshaw
Sep 11, 2019
Rosemary-so sorry for your loss. May God grant you the peace you need.