SCORDINO, Raffaela Catherine (Rachel) – On Thursday December 5, 2013 Rachel passed away, surrounded by her loving family, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 94. Beloved wife of the late Frank (2006) for over 70 years. Dear mother of Philip (Marlene) Scordino, Fred (Flora) Scordino and Frances (David) Saxby, all of Niagara Falls. Rachel’s loving and gentle ways will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Catherine, Anne Marie (David) Bishop, Daniel, Frank (Ana), Paul (Kristina), Marc, Karen Ann Saxby (Scott) and Kelly Rae Villani (Saxby). Great-grandmother of Nicole and Carly Bishop, Adrianna and Daniella Villani, and Thomas Scordino. Sister of Terri Bruzzese (Frank) and Ang Chindemi (the late Armond). Predeceased by her siblings Josephine Scordino (the late Albert), Carmel Marabella (the late Sam), Domenic Iannizzi (the late Dorothy) and Nick Iannizzi (the late Joan). Sister-in-law of Janet Fusco (the late Ernie) and the late Michael Scordino (Mary). Rachel will be missed by her loving nieces, nephews and many special friends.
Rachel’s family will receive friends at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME 5917 Main Street, on Sunday, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Vigil Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church of St. Ann (5740 Buchanan) on Monday morning at 9:30 a.m. Rite of Committal will follow at Fairview Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the GNGH Foundation or the Church of St. Ann.