Nicosia, Joseph M. "Joe"
Gates: Peacefully entered into the arms of the Lord on January 2, 2013 at age 95. Predeceased by his loving wife Jenny R. Nicosia, and 10 siblings. Joe was the beloved father of Joanna Tuzzeo (fiance Robert Newton), Sally (Joe) Mech, Peter (Teresa) Nicosia, Carla (Dan) Cox, Joe Nicosia, Jr; devoted grandfather of Christopher (Cristina), Angela, and Peter Mech, April Cox, Linley (Doug) Pipech, Matt & John Nicosia, Jim Tuzzeo, and Alexa Nicosia; brother of Jennie Fornarola; brother-in-law of Barbara Alletto & Catherine "Kay" Alletto; and survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Joe honorably served in the US Army
in the Aleutian Islands during WWII
. He celebrated 60 wonderful years of marriage, and was a retiree of GM Delco Products. For more information about Joe, visit www.aliferemembered.com
Visitation will be Sunday from 1-5 PM at the funeral home, 1411 Vintage Lane (between 390 & Long Pond Rd). Joe's funeral mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 AM at St. Helen's Church, 310 Hinchey Rd, Rochester. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Joe's memory to Honor Flight Rochester, Inc, PO Box 23581, Rochester, NY 14692 or at www.HonorFlightRochester.org