Apr. 23, 1923 - Nov. 11, 2019
Celebration of Life:
may be made to:
Cuba Memorial Hospitalís
|Concetta "Connie" Battistoni
Concetta Battistoni, 96, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019, at the Pines of Olean, where she had resided for the past 3 years.|
Concetta was born in Buffalo, New York, April 23, 1923, to Alphonso and Celesta Andreanna Calandra. On May 8, 1946, she married David Battistoni, who passed away July 25, 2007.
During World War II, Connie was employed by Curtiss Aircraft building airplanes for the war effort. For many years, she worked with her husband at their store, Daveís Market, first in Buffalo and later in Riceville, New York. After she retired and moved to Cuba, Connie worked and later volunteered as an activity aide at Cuba Memorial Hospital, retiring at age 91.
She is survived by her son, David Jr., (Deborah), grandchildren Gina (Brian) Fries, Joel, and Jared (Mallory), along with her great-grandchildren Carter and Madeline Fries, Lucas Battistoni and Cecilia Battistoni. Along with her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brothers Michael, Peter, Rocco, Joseph, Dominic and Paul, and her sisters Anne Kriedeman and Nancy Nicotra.
Connie loved to entertain her family, and was an excellent Italian-American cook. She made wonderful pizza.
There will be a private family celebration of Connieís life. Memorials can be made to Cuba Memorial Hospitalís activity department.
Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba.