Gina Carrieri RotterdamGina Carrieri, 85, while at Ellis Hospital, was peacefully called home by The Lord on New Year's Day, January 1st, The Feast of The Blessed Virgin Mary. Gina, the daughter of Maria and Louis Carrieri, was born in Schenectady, NY. Gina worked for the Alco Company and after many years of service, retired from the Peat Marwick & Mitchell Accounting Firm. She was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt, friend and caregiver her entire life. Gina embraced her life and religion with heart and compassion and was a shining example to all she came in contact with! She was predeceased by her brother, Michael Carrieri, her sisters, Nicoletta Carrieri, and Mary Sabatini. Survivors include her loving sisters, Catherine Fanales and Helen Lazzari; sister-in-law, Dorothy Carrieri; nieces, Michele Damelio and her husband, Thomas, and Maria Demartino; nephews, Joseph Lazzari and his wife, Susan, Louis Ventresca and his wife, Darcy, Stephen Ventresca and his wife, Marlene, and Bruce Carrieri; she is additionally survived by several great-nieces and nephews . The family would like to extend their appreciation to the exceptional caring and understanding staff at Ellis Hospital and their Hospice care. They would also like to extend their sincere gratitude to the entire staff at Baptist Health Nursing and Retirement Center, especially the H3 Unit. They displayed heartfelt and compassionate care of Gina, continually being sensitive to her special needs. A Mass celebrating the life of Gina Carrieri will be held on Monday, 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Pleasant Street, Schenectady, NY. Entombment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park, Colonie, NY. At the request of the family, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Pleasant Street, Schenectady, NY. For online condolences and information, please visit www.rossiditorofuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2014