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Nazerene Papaianni

September 29, 1925 ~ December 20, 2016 (age 91)
Nazerene Papaianni, 91, of East Syracuse, passed away Tuesday, December 20, at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of East Syracuse. He retired from Conrail as a General Chairman of the Machinist Union. He was a Navy veteran of WWII, serving in the South Pacific. He was a communicant of St. Matthew's Church in East Syracuse. He is predeceased by his wife Lena in 2008.
He is survived by his daughter, Mary G. Metrick of East Syracuse, his son, Pasquale (Ellen) Papaianni of Miami, FL., his brother, Frank (Joan) Papaianni of Carson City, NV., five grandchildren, Michalina Casiero, Theresa Day, Nicholas Papaianni, Michael Papaianni and Taylor Ann Papaianni, five great grandchildren, Samantha, Douglas, Ryan, Paulie and Robbie, a great great granddaughter, Arabella and several nieces and nephews.
A prayer service will be held Thursday December 29, at 8:30 am at the Delaney-Greabell-Adydan Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian burial to follow at 9 am in St. Matthew's Church. Burial will be in Resurrection Chapel Mausoleum, St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt. Calling hours are Wednesday December 28 from 4 to 7 pm at the funeral home.
Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation 5005 Campuswood Dr. East Syracuse, NY 13057.

Cemetery Details

St. Mary's Cemetery DeWitt
4100 E. Genesee St.
DeWitt, NY, 13214

Calling Hours

DEC 28. 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Delaney Greabell Adydan Funeral Home

241 Kinne St East

Syracuse, NY, US, 13057

Mass of Christian Burial

DEC 29. 09:00 AM

St. Matthew's Church

229 W. Yates St.

East Syracuse, NY, US, 13057

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