Mary L. Varcasia Pape Scalzo

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RAVENA Mary L. Varcasia Pape Scalzo, 96, entered eternal life Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at her daughter's residence with her family by her side. Mary was born in Ravena, daughter of the late Gaetano and Mary Chericho Varcasia. She lived in Ravena and Coeymans all her life. Mary and her husband spent winters in Fla. for many years. Mary was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church, Ravena, former member of the Catholic Daughters and a member of the Ravena VFW Post 9594 Auxiliary. She retired from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Mary was the wife of the late Anthony R. Pape and Anthony C. Scalzo. Survivors include her daughter, Mary Anne (John) Stolz of Ravena; sons, Anthony Scalzo of Menands and Vincent (Sheila) Scalzo of Albany; grandchildren, Anthony Pape of Waterford, Tricia Stolz Nicholson of Cohoes, Spring (Paul) Palarmo of Danvers, Mass., Matthew (Kathleen) Stolz of Naples, Fla. and Brian Scalzo of Albany; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Leah Stolz and Jackson and Roman Palarmo; brothers, Patrick (Kay) Varcasia and Frank (Anna) Varcasia; sister, Millie Cornwell; and daughter-in-law, Jane Pape. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her son, Ralph Pape, brother Joseph Varcasia and sister, Frances Giacomini. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 12 at St. Patrick's Church. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Coeymans. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. Contributions in memory of Mary may be made to St. Patrick's Church, Ravena Rescue Squad or Community Hospice of Albany.

Published in Albany Times Union from June 10 to June 11, 2006