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Mary Louise Gerace

May 1, 1920 ~ May 13, 2016 (age 96)
Mary Louise Volturno Gerace, 96, of East Syracuse, passed away Friday at the Iroquois. She was born 1920 in Casamassima, Bari Italy coming to the United States in 1927.
She married Eugene Gerace Sr. in 1935 and was married until his death in 1995.
She is predeceased by her parents, Vita Marie Lottito Volturno and Joseph Volturno, her
brothers, Delmonico, Angelo, Vincent Volturno, sisters, Josephine Gaudio, Rose Alessio, Anna Hughes and grandson Michael Gerace.
She is survived by sons, Gene and Joseph (Pam) Gerace, daughters, Rosann (Darryl) Tisdall and
Mary (Steven) Brusso, grandchildren, Shelly Tisdall (Dennis) Cohen, Sherry Tisdall (Jim) Yarnell, Stacey Tisdall, Gregory (Amy O' Neil) Brusso, Elizabeth, Matthew, Emily and Christina Gerace, great grandchildren, Cooper, Spencer and Carly Cohen. Mary is also by survived by her brothers, Fredric and Sylvester Volturno, several nieces and nephews.
Also special thanks to Gayle Stanke, Maria Crowley, Denise Vanderpool, David Pilat and her many friends at PEACE at county East. Also Thanks to the staff at Iroquois this past year and Hospice who watched over her.
Mary loved to cook and was known for her Italian specialties. She spent a lot of time at County
East Peace in East Syracuse as a volunteer often cooking for the Peace Keepers Seniors and
Staff.
Mary worked several factory positions with many years at Syracuse China. Mary retired as a
Sales Person from the Learner Shop in Shoppingtown, DeWitt in 1982. Mary was a member of First Christian Assembly Church in Syracuse.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 10am until noon at the First Christian Assembly Church 705 Hamilton St. Syracuse, with services to follow. Burial will be private in White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt.


Cemetery Details

White Chapel Memory Gardens
Kinne Rd.
DeWitt, NY, 13214

Calling Hours

MAY 18. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

First Christian Assembly Church

705 Hamilton St.

Syracuse, NY, US, 13204

Funeral Services

MAY 18. 12:00 PM

First Christian Assembly Church

705 Hamilton St.

Syracuse, NY, US, 13204

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