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“Dave,So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Virginia Patricca &Anthony Patricca ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Virginia Patricca - Schenectady, NY

“My deepest sympathy to you and your family Debbie; prayers and love are with you. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Jen Megas - Rotterdam

“Dearest Sharon, Debbie, and Dom. We were truly saddened to hear about Flora's sudden passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May she rest...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Elena and Lello Quinzii - Family

“With my deepest sympathy and love Deb Ken and Family..memories the only thing that fills our broken hearts ..smile again when they visit you and...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Marianne Bradt - Schenectady, NY

“Sending our deepest sympathy to you and your family, as well as our thought and prayers. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Steve and Ella Turiel - Rotterdam, NY

“Thank You for your love. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Rob Dawes - Sand Lake, NY

“Condolences go out to the entire family. Flora was a wonderful woman. May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Deborah McGregor - Scotia, NY

“There is nothing I can say to make it better just know my thoughts and prayers are with you. I love you both. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Beverly Paul - Branson, MO

“So sorry for your loss. I remember your mom from those school days when we would go to each other's houses to hang out after school or for sleepovers...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Carol Purzycki - Schenectady, NY

“Dear Don, Ellen and family. So sorry to hear of your loss. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kathy Gravlin and Rob Nuhn - MI


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ROTTERDAM – Flora Rossi Scavia, 90, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Flora was born on April 3, 1927 a daughter of the late Dominick and Anna Maria (Cieri) Rossi. She was a 1945 graduate of Nott Terrace High School and worked for New York Telephone for a brief period. Flora was a devoted homemaker, she raised her children with love and taught them by example to be honorable, respectful and gracious. In her later years, she worked at Trustco Bank, retiring in 1985 after 17 years of service. Flora's faith was evident in how she lived her daily life. She was a devoted communicant of Our Lady Queen of Peace and a member of the Rosary Society.
She was predeceased by her siblings, Roger Rossi, Marguerite Lindley and Jean Connelly.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 70 years, Dominic Scavia, whom she married on November 9, 1947; her loving children, Sharon (Robert) Dawes, of Sand Lake, Donald (Ellen) Scavia, of Landenberg, PA, David Scavia, of Rotterdam and Debbie (Kenneth) Pennock, of Fultonville; her grandchildren, who were the light of her life, Donald Scavia, Matthew Dawes, Robert Dawes, Sarah Mullins, Jessica Kern, Christopher Marotta and Sarah Marotta; a sister, Marion Hamil, of Rotterdam. She had eleven adoring great-grandchildren Nicholas, Alexander, Sydney, Jack, Parker, Piper, Aidan, Hannah, Maya, Christopher, and Gino, and several loving nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Thursday at 8 from the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union St. and then to Our Lady Queen of Peace, Princetown Road where a Mass will be Con-celebrated at 9 am. Interment will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Glenville.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 5 to 7:30 pm.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Flora's memory to the Schenectady City Mission, 425 Hamilton St., Schenectady, NY 12305.