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1 of 18 | Posted by: Stella Vitch - Sparks, NV

“Elaine's family -My condolences on the passing of such a wonderful woman. Elaine made me laugh and smile. We have worked together for a long time and...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Lorri Dunleavy

“Sue, Phyllis and Mary, I am sorry for your loss. I am so glad that I had the privilege to work with Elaine for almost 20 yrs at GE in Schenectady. It...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Brett Reish - Guilderland

“Mary and Phylis I have such good memories of your Mom.. Trips to the Cape- Sacandaga and both homes.. Such a kind good heated person.. so ready to...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Peggy Wellman-Dickey - NY

“Mary and Phyllis, I'm so very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. The memories I have of our families together at Cape Cod, Sacandaga Lake, and at...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Kerri Wellman Kopa - Denton, NC

“Sue, Tony and I are sad for your loss. I did not know E but knowing what a wonderful person you are I am sure she was extremely special. Our...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Colleen Accetta - Mechanicville, NY

“I was shocked and sadden when I saw it in the paper, she was a great lady and friend my heart goes out to the entire family I'm really sorry for your...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Stephen Barone - gloversville, NY

“Elaine was respected for her expertise and well liked by the many people she worked with over the years at GE. We recently had a floor pot luck and...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Zarelli - GE Schenectady, NY

“Sue, Al, Mary, Phyllis and families, Our most heartfelt sympathy for the loss of this very special lady, loving Mother and Grandmother. May her...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Paul LaMalfa and Joanne - NY

“Aunt Sue and Family-I love you all and I am so very sorry for your loss. Elaine was a wonderful women who loved her family and friends. I always...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Rhonda Durfee - Schenectady, NY

“Suzie, I am so sorry for the loss of Elaine. i can picture her at all the many parties at your house over the years and all the fun we had together....Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Anita Burns - Albany, NY - Friend

“To Sue and All of Elaine's family - I was so very sorry to learn of Elaine's passing. During her tenure at Ceridian and Hexaware -her clients were...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Marybeth Stevens-Carhidi - NY

“Suzie and family, Cathy and I are so very sorry for your loss. We wish we had more time to make a lot more memories with "E" but the time we had with...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Linda/Cathy Mazzariello/Barry - NY

“Sue: I'm so very sorry for the loss of E. My heart is broken for the pain your going through. Stay strong my friend, she will always be by your...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Lynn Buono - Rensselaer, NY

“Please know that we are thinking of you and your family during this time of sorrow. - Co-worker, Hexaware Tech Inc. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Venki Vedagiri - Niskayuan, NY

“Our Heart goes out to her family and friends, for whom she will be missed dearly!Elaine - Rest In Peace! ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Shekharan Mahalingam - Coworker

“Mary and Phyllis, I am so sorry to hear bout your Mom's passing. She was my sponsor for Confirmation and she was a wonderful person. My heart goes...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy DeGasperis - Northville, NY

“"E" I will forever remember you infectious laugh and great smile. Your generosity to me when we all would get together! Always making sure if I...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Gina Perry - Guilderland, NY

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SCHENECTADY – Elaine T. "E" Iovinelli, 73, entered peacefully into eternal rest after a sudden illness on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Ellis Hospital.
"E", as so passionately know to all, was born in Garfield, NJ on July 18, 1944 a daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Kwarta) Chyla. She was a 1962 graduate of Linton High School. E began her career working for the State of New York; and then with Ceridian for over 20 years and most recently with Hexaware as a medical benefits specialist. She enjoyed camping, reading, vacationing in Cape Cod and her monthly card games with dear friends. E was kindhearted, generous and devoted to her family. She leaves a legacy of love and devotion not only to her family but to everyone who knew her.
She is survived by her beloved companion of 37 years, Sue Horn; dear friend and father of her children, Alfred Iovinelli; loving daughters, Mary (Scott) Iovinelli-Smith and Phyllis (Mark Matteo) Fazzone; adoring grandchildren, Edward Fazzone, Salvatore (Brittany) Fazzone Mark Matteo, Jr. and Chyla Smith; great-grandson, Gianni Fazzone; siblings, Kenneth Chyla and Carol Monticola.
Services will be held on Saturday at 6 pm at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union Street.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 2 to 6 pm.
For online condolences please visit
Memorial contributions may be made in Elaine's memory to the City Mission, 425 Hamilton St., Schenectady, NY 12305 or at