GIARDINA - Helen A. (nee Mendolia) November 12, 2012, age 94, beloved wife of Jack J. Giardina; loving mother of Ann (Dr. Michael Hess) Giardina-Hess, Nicholas (Deborah) Giardina, Elena (Greg Cornaire) Giardina, Ave Maria (John) Hirtreiter, Elizabeth Varga and the late John Giardina; cherished grandmother of Dr. Helen (Dr. Andrew) Cappuccino, Dr. Ann (Dr. Errol Norwitz) Giardina-Hess, Nicole (John) Connelly, Niko Dennison, Jake Giardina, Jenn (Matthew) Jennings, Erik (Elisa) Giardina, John Hirtreiter, Christopher Varga, Joe Hirtreiter, Lauren Varga and the late Johnathan Giardina; adored great-grandmother of 19 great-grandchildren; dear sister of Elizabeth (late Charles) Atwell, Theresa (late William) Fiorilli and the late Pauline (late Ed) Parulski, Anthony Mendolia, Mary (late Frank) Finney, Angelina (late Frank) DiBenedetto; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will be present on Wednesday from 5-9 PM and Thursday from 10-10:45 AM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr., (corner of Hopkins Rd.), where prayers will be offered on Thursday at 10:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated from St. Christopher Church at 11:30 AM. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Helen's name to Niagara Hospice, Inc. Please share your condolences at www.AMIGONE.com
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Amigone Funeral Home - Amherst Chapel
5200 Sheridan Drive
Amherst, NY 14221
Published in the Buffalo News on Nov. 14, 2012