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Sheila A. (Alcuri) Raymond, 78, of Wheatfield, NY, passed away on September 18, 2017 at Mt. St. Mary's Hospital. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Bertha (Dionisio) Alcuri.
Sheila was a lifelong resident of the Niagara Falls area and attended local schools. In her younger years, Sheila worked as a waitress at the former Bit-O-Paris Restaurant, and later went on to work for 12 years at the Salvation Army, both located in Niagara Falls. In her leisure time, Sheila enjoyed ceramics and crafts, playing cards, the casino and baking. She was a passionate Buffalo Bill fan and also enjoyed her involvement with HANCI.
Sheila was predeceased by her husband, Daniel Raymond, in 1992. She is survived by two sisters, Louise (Joseph) Mauro and Patricia (Louis) Sciarrino, both of Wheatfield, NY; 16 nieces and nephews; as well as several great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces, great-great-nephews, cousins; and her dear friend, Jean Basiak. She was also predeceased by two sisters and one brother, Jacqueline (late Mario) Matarese, Leo (late Barbara) Alcuri and Dawn Duncan.
There will be no prior visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 23rd at 9:30 AM at St. Vincent de Paul Parish at Prince of Peace Church, 1055 North Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY. Entombment will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
If desired, memorial offerings in Sheila's memory may be made to the American Red Cross, PO Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037 or Salvation Army, 960 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202.
Arrangements by M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY. Visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online guest register.
Published on September 21, 2017
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