Luigia Bagnardi

January 18, 1913April 27, 2012

Luigia Bagnardi, 99, of Oneonta, passed away on Friday April 27, 2012 at the AO Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta.

She was born January 18, 1913 in Monopoli, Bari, Italy, the daughter of Vito and Eugenia (Sardella) LaBruna. On August 4, 1935 she married Vito Bagnardi, and he predeceased her on May 12, 1994.

From 1956, until her retirement, Mrs. Bagnardi worked as a seamstress at the Oneonta Dress Factory.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Church, and the Italian American Club.

Mrs. Bagnardi is survived by her children, Frank Bagnardi and his wife, Madeline of Oneonta, and Carl Bagnardi, and his wife Kathyanna, of Stamford; 11 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren.

She is also survived by three sisters, Vita Spaziani of Oneonta, and Lina and Rosa Pinto in Italy; a brother-in-law, Ottavio Bagnardi and his wife Maria, also in Italy; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was predeceased by two daughters, Pasqua “ Pat” Courtney in 1990, and Gemma Cardo Olmstead in 2005.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 10:15 AM in St. Mary’s Church, 39 Walnut Street, Oneonta with the Rev. David Mickiewicz, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Emmons.

Friends may call on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand St., Oneonta from 5 to 7 PM at which time the family will be in attendance.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church, 39 Walnut St., Oneonta, NY 13820.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.



  • Visitation Wednesday, May 2, 2012
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, May 3, 2012


  • Interment

Luigia Bagnardi

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Daniel Wenck

May 17, 2012

So very sorry for your loss. From our hearts to yours.
The Daniel Wenck Family

Lily Alayne Owen

May 3, 2012

Love to you Suey and all your relatives. So sorry for your loss. Lots of hugs. -Lily and family

May 3, 2012

To all the Bagnardi Famiily Sorry to hear of your loss. She was a great lady! Art and Alice Maraglio

May 2, 2012

To the Bagnardi Families,
Our thoughts are with you,
Steven & Christy Llewellyn

May 2, 2012

Carl So sorry for your loss. Know that you are in our prayers and thougjts.
Dean Woehrle, Hilliard, FL
Ann Marie Woehrle, Oneonta, NY

Richard Picolla

May 2, 2012

Dear Frank, Carl and Families-
Please accept our sincerest condolences on the death of your Mom. I knew her only briefly, but always remember her pretty smile and little hand wave at church services.
I know you will miss her dearly. May she rest in piece with OUR LORD!!
Diana and Richard Picolla