Florence E. Cristallo
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Florence E. Cristallo, of Laurens and Utica, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2012, at the Otsego Manor in Cooperstown. She was born in Watertown on September 14, 1919; the daughter of Leon and Eva (Pettit) Hall. She married Carmen Cristallo on March 5, 1949, in Watertown. Florence was a homemaker, and member of the Laurens American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Carmen Cristallo, of Laurens; a daughter, Gail (Richard) Greco, of Whitesboro; three grandchildren, Lisa Greco, Beverly Snow, and Jessica Lefkowitz; two great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Rosemarie (Florio) Vitullo, of New Hartford, and Jenny Pimpinella, of New Hartford; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Carmen Cristallo, Jr.; and a brother-in-law, Albert Pimpinella. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 13, 2012, at the chapel in St. Agnes Cemeteryin Utica at 11:00 AM, where a brief prayer service will follow. Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Catskill Area Hospice, 1 Birchwood Dr., Oneonta, NY 13820. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to Carmen Cristallo, 333 Balantic Hill Road, Laurens, NY 13796. Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at: www.grummons funeralhome.com Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.
Published in The Observer-Dispatch on Apr. 12, 2012