Alunni, Michael P.
Endicott: Michael Patrick Alunni, 74, of Endicott, NY, formerly of Jessup, PA, died peacefully surrounded by his family on January 31st. Mike was born in Jessup, PA on St. Patrick's Day 1939. He was the son of the late Amerigo and Mary Alunni. A graduate of Scranton Prep, The University of Scranton, where he was a standout baseball player and Syracuse University. An Army Veteran, First Lieutenant, having served at Army Chemical Core in Edgewood, MD. He was a retired engineer at I.B.M. and an adjunct Professor of Math/Computer Science for 16 years at Broome Community College. Mike loved baseball. His summers were spent coaching Endicott Little League, Teener League, Mahar, Post 82 and Broome. He was a passionate Philadelphia sports fan, specifically the EAGLES, having been a Season Ticket Holder since 1974. He was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church, an Usher, a member of the Holy Name Society, Sons of Italy Lodge 443 Endicott and Jessup Carbino Club. Mike is survived by his wife of 48 years, Corinne (Maiolatesi); daughter, Beth Ann and husband Gary Ede; son, Christopher and wife Karen; sister-in-law, Patricia Alunni; brothers-in-law, Salvatore (Virginia) Maiolatesi, Roland (Cynthia) Maiolatesi; special nieces, nephews and cousins! He was predeceased by his brother, Gerald. He loved his grand pups, Mickey, Allie and Philly. Special thanks to Fr. Clarence, Fr. Jim, Sr. Anisa, who brought him much comfort, Dr. Yalamanchili & staff at Broome Oncology, Dr. Pallapothu, Dr. Sethi, Lourdes Hospice, Home Health Care, and to all the family and friends who were there for him. A Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday 11:00 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 306 Odell Ave., Endicott. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Jessup, PA, at a later date. The family will receive friends at the Leon Pucedo Funeral Home, Inc., 1905 Watson Blvd., Endicott on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to St. Anthony's Food Pantry, 906 Jenkins St., Endicott, NY 13760.
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from Feb. 3 to Feb. 5, 2014