Matilda V. Canto RotterdamMatilda V. Canto, 87, at rest Saturday, June 7, 2014. Matilda was born in Schenectady, the daughter of the late Rocco and Jennie (Laporta) Vitelli. She was a graduate of Nott Terrace High School. She was employed as a payroll clerk with General Electric in Schenectady for 36 years. Matilda was the beloved wife of 57 years to Michael Canto (2005); beloved mother of Sandra (John) Petty and John (Cherie) Canto; beloved grandmother of Kelli Reedy, Amy (Eric) Richardson, Christopher (Becky) Petty; doting great-grandmother of Daniel and Kaitlyn Reedy, Jakob Richardson; beloved sister of Josephine Riccio, Mary Coblish and the late Nicolina Borrelli. Matilda is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, June 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, Rotterdam. Funeral services will begin Thursday, 8:45 a.m. at the funeral home, followed at 9:30 a.m. by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 210 Princetown Rd., Rotterdam. Burial will follow at St. Anthony's Cemetery, Glenville.
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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on June 10, 2014