Mrs. Patricia Rapacioli, age 79, of 27 Cleveland Avenue, Salamanca, New York died Sunday, March 14, 2010 at her home following a long illness.
Born on January 8, 1931 in Salamanca, New York she was the daughter of the late George & Grace Carpenter De Gain. She was married on June 26, 1954 in St. Patrick’s Church to Mr. Dominic Rapacioli who survives.
Mrs. Rapacioli was a graduate of Salamanca Central High School Class of 1949.
She was employed as the Head Cashier at the former Loblaws/Bell’s Grocery Store for 28 years and later at the former Salamanca Trust Company for 8 years retiring on February 1, 1998.
Mrs. Rapacioli was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish, the Mr. & Mrs. Club,, S.C.O.U.T., and AARP. She enjoyed traveling and visiting casinos.
Surviving besides her husband are several nieces and nephews; 2 very dear friends, Rose Quattrone and Isabelle Prebis.
She was predeceased by 2 brothers, Robert De Gaine and Francis De Gain.
Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.
A prayer service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday morning at 10:30 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 A.M. in Our Lady of Peace Parish with Rev. Patrick Melfi, pastor, as celebrant.
Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Salamanca, New York.
E-condolences can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The family suggests memorials to Homecare & Hospice, 1225 West State street, Olean, New York or the American Cancer Society.