Virginia I. Carioti, 79, of Phoenix, NY passed away on Thursday July 7, 2016 at St.
Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY. She was born in Syracuse to her
late parents, Mary (Amico) and Richard Firenze on August 20, 1936. Virginia was a
graduate of Fulton High School.
Virginia was a cafeteria cashier for Phoenix Central Schools. She and her late husband
Butch, operated the family farm, Carioti Farms for many years. Virginia was a parishioner
of Saint Stephen’s Church in Phoenix.
She was predeceased by her loving husband of 46 years, Butch Carioti in 2002; her son
Joseph S. Carioti in 2011; her brothers Tony and Paul; her sister Carmela.
Surviving are her sons and her daughters-in-law, James R. “Chip” and Laura Carioti of
Phoenix, and John V. and Maureen Cariota of Warners, and Michele Carioti of Eugene, OR;
five grandchildren, Andrew, Elizabeth, Emily, Julia, and Annabelle; her brother, Sam
Firenze of Maryland; her sister Mary Grace Ranieri of Baldwinsville; several nieces,
nephews, and cousin; and friends.
Calling hours are on Sunday July 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. Services will begin Monday July 11, at 8:45 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by a funeral mass at 9:30 a.m. in Saint Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyer officiating.
Contributions may be made to: St. Stephen’s Church in Virginia’s memory.