Florence E. Cristallo
September 14, 1919 – April 9, 2012
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, and 5 great great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Rosemarie (Florio) Vitullo of New Hartford, and Jenny Pimpinella of New Hartford, and several nieces 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 Cemetery in 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 132820.
Expressions of sympathy can be sent to Carmen Cristallo, 333 Balantic Hill Road, Laurens, NY 13796.
Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.
- Funeral Service Friday, April 13, 2012
Florence E. Cristallo
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May 2, 2012
i know its been almost a month but i just wanted to write here to say i miss you and not a day goes by i do not think of you i had a bad day today so i came to vent to you i know you seen the day i had as you watch over me each day i feel so much better now that i came here and you listened... MISS YOU AND LOVE MORE THEN YOU KNOW
April 14, 2012
MAY YOU REST IN PEACE
A beautiful angel is all that is here
Saying O'Lord please leave me here
Not ready to leave but has to go
Wants to go back but God says no
A husband and children
Grandchildren and friends
A meaningful life that suddenly ends
And angel is what she was meant to be
Now think of all that she can see
Watching over her family night and day
Saying I love you in her own special way
In the night we sleep and in the day we cry
While she watches us all from her star in the sky
I LOVE YOU ALWAYS AND MISS YOU MORE THEN YOU KNOW
LOVE YOU AGAIN LITTLE GRAMMA
April 12, 2012
Carmen, Sorry for the loss of your beloved Florence, she was truly a wonderful women and I really enjoyed my time being her tablemate when she was at St. Luke's Home with me.I informed others on Barton North of her loss and all were sadden by her passing. I for one have missed her and you since she went to the new home and will always have fond memeoes of those times! Again, my sincecest condolences on your great loss Sincerely, Marc Cohen
Jodie and Fred Gerowe
April 11, 2012
Chris, we are saddened to hear of Flo's passing. She and I spent so many hours just sitting and talking of her "schmooo" and her pomeranians. The world is a quieter and sadder place without her in it.