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Obituary - Lily A. Gigante

Lily A. Gigante

Date of Passing: December 22nd, 2013

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Donations in her memory may be made to Springmoor Endowment Fund, 1500 Springmoor Drive, Raleigh, NC 27615.

Lily A. Gigante, 93, formerly of New Hartford, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013 in Raleigh, NC. She was born October 22, 1920, in Utica, the daughter of the late William and Natalia Makar Buornat and was a graduate of UFA. In 1945, in Utica, she married Dominick Gigante who passed in 1985. For many years, she was employed with General Electric in Utica. Mrs. Gigante was a former parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in New Hartford. Since 2002 she had been a resident of the Springmoor Life Care Retirement Community in Raleigh, NC. She is survived by four children, Richard Gigante (Cynthia) of Katy, TX, Judith Smith (George) of Oriental, NC, Frederick Gigante of Utica, NY and Edward Gigante (Julia) of Richmond, VA; seven grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her son, Dennis Gigante; brother, Mack Buornat; and sister, Bertha White. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her graveside committal service on Saturday, May 10 at 10 am at Calvary Cemetery, Oneida Street, Utica. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are under the guidance of the Bentz Funeral Service, Inc., Utica/New Hartford

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So sorry to learn of your Mom's passing. So many memories of your family. Wish I could have been there to see all of you, but had to work. Was thinking of you. Love, Lauren
Lauren Davis

Ed & Julie- My deepest sympathy on your mom's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
Victor Fariello

Dear Ed and Julie, I noted Ed's moms obit in the paper today. I am very sorry for your loss. I see she passed this winter. We are never quite ready even when we think we are. My prayers are with you and your family, my thoughts will be with you Saturday. Love and God Bless, Barb Foster-Bullock
Barb Bullock

When someone we love dies, it leaves a hole in our hearts. This sorrow was felt by Jesus, Mary and Martha when Lazarus their brother died. Jesus said to Martha: I am the resurrection and the life, the one who exercises faith in me even though he dies, will come to life. Did I not tell you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God? Then he proceeded to resurrect Lazarus and he promises to resurrect all those in the memorial tombs. Please read John 5:28, 29 in your Bible and may this hope bring your family comfort.
Sharon Johnson