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“Dear Barbara, Ralph and Janice,I am so sorry to learn of Aunt Fran's passing. She lived a long life surrounded with so much love from you, your...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Maureen Karius - Guilderland, NY

“Dear Janice, Barbara, Ralph & family, Very sorry to read of your mom's passing. She was a good & dear friend to our mom, Louise DeMartino. They...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Chris Gnoinski (DeMartino) - NV

“Dear Ralph, Barb and Janice...we are so sorry at the passing of your mom, our Aunt Fran. She was a very special lady with a great sense of humor who...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Joe and Chris Daddario - NY

“My name is Shirley , When I would arrive a GNH each night Frances would be sitting near the tv lounge. I'd go up and tickle her cheeks and she'd jump...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Shirley Savoie - Glenville, NY

“Jan my dear friend, My deepest sympathy for you're loss. I love grandma she was such a wonderful caring heart. May she Rest In Peace and I hold you...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Lucy Watters - Scottsdale, AZ

“Barb,. Jim and family....Sincere condolences and prayers to all of you. Blessed you were with a wonderful and loving mother to her children, grand...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Judy Longo - Rotterdam, NY

“Barb, so sorry about the loss of your Mother. I will always remember times when I was there for dinners ( Christmas ) & your Mom would make all...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Wes Jennings - Tupper Lake, NY

“Sorry to see Frances passed away.....she was a good friend of my aunt Marion Marro.... May she rest in peace ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Frank Marro - Schenectady, NY


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SCHENECTADY – Frances D. Sorrentino Maioriello, 98, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
Frances was born in Naples, Italy on December 6, 1918 a daughter of the late Ralph and Giovannina (Russo) Sorrentino. She was a 1939 graduate of the former Nott Terrace High School and worked for the General Electric Company and the Carl Company, retiring in 1989. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, Frances had a God given gift of constant nurturing, love and faith. She was treasured gift to all that knew her. Frances was a lifetime communicant of St. Anthony's Church.
Frances was predeceased by her beloved husband, Joseph A. Maioriello, whom she married on October 19, 1941 and until his death on May 25, 1970; siblings, Sarah Daddario, Clara Cartwright and Nicholas Sorrentino.
She is survived by her loving children, Ralph Maioriello, of Burnt Hills, Barbara (Jim) Pelletier, of Lake Placid, FL, Janice (Jack) Sleasman, of Jacksonville, FL ; brother, Frank Sorrentino, of Mechanicsville, VA; sister-in-law, Dorothy Sorrentino, of Schenectady, nine adoring grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren; two great-great grandsons; several nieces and nephews.
The Maioriello family is eternally grateful to the staff at the Glendale Home, especially on the Pine Plains Unit, for the exemplary care, compassion and dignity extended to Frances.
Services will be held on Friday at 9 am from the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union St., then to St. Anthony's Church, Seward Place, where a Mass will be celebrated at 10am Interment will follow in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Thursday from 3 to 6 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made in Frances's memory to the Glendale Home Activities Department, 59 Hetcheltown Road, Glenville, NY 12302.