Virginia I. Carioti

Virginia I. CariotiVirginia  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.

Burial will follow in Saint Mary’s Cemetery, 463 South Seventh St., Fulton, NY  13069.
Contributions may be made to: St. Stephen’s Church in Virginia’s memory.

4 thoughts on “Virginia I. Carioti

  1. Ginny’s welcoming smile to each student and staff member as our long time cashier at Phoenix Schools is my personal memory that comes to my mind immediately. She was a sweet, dedicated , and compassionate woman who treated everyone the same. Ann & I are so sorry for your loss, but know that she made a positive difference in thousands of childrens lives with her caring demeanor. Sincerely, Michael & Ann Maroun/ Wake Forest, NC.

  2. Ginny was awesome lady. and a awesome cook. we spent many times talking about the TV shows we both liked. She will be missed by many. our prayers are with her family. Jim & Linda Richardson

  3. My condolences to the family. Ginny was an amazing person and an inspiration to all who knew her. Sending loving thoughts and prayers.
    Jeannie Wilcox

  4. Ginny was passionate about serving meals to both children+adults. I recall her stories about her family whom she loved so very much. How fortunate I was to work with a caring, special woman. I know every child who met her in the lunch line also recalls Ginny. My prayers are being sent to her family.

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