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“I was sorry to hear of the passing of Mary. She was a wonderful lady who came to help in my classroom at St. Anthony School. She was so kind and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Martha Bonaparte - Clifton Park, NY

“To Frank LaMalfa and Christina Lastarza, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your grandmother. May she rest in peace and her memories be with you...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Beverly Gross - Scotia, NY

“To Frank LaMalfa and Christina Fusco Lastarza, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your grandmother. May she rest in peace and her memories be...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Beverly Gross - Scotia, NY

“It is with great sorrow that I have just learned of Mary's passing. You'll not find a kinder, gentler woman on this Earth. When I think about her and...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Anthony DiLorenzo - Scotia, NY

“My warmest sympathies go out to my cousins Toni Ann and Phyllis during this difficult time. I have nothing but fond childhood memories of my time...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Richard Visco - Waterford, WI

“I am very sorry to hear of Mary's passing. She was a wonderful person, a person of strong faith who had a good upbeat perspective on life. Mary and...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Richard Lotano - Baldwinsville, NY

“In Fond memories of a Loving and Loved Sister-In-Law.Peace forever. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Ron Visco - Turlock, CA

“I have been so blessed to have worked with Mary in the kitchen and festas as well. I will truly miss her smile, sense of humor and telling me stories...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Pam Griswold - Schenectady, NY

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SCHENECTADY- Mary Bacchi Visco, 91, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Saturday, November 11, 2017, after a brief illness, surrounded by the love of her family.
Mary was born in Schenectady on August 6, 1926, a daughter of the late Gaetano and Philomena (Caschera) Bacchi. She graduated Nott Terrace High School and began her 43year working career with the General Electric, retiring as a Telecommunications Specialist. A devoted wife and mother, Mary cared for her daughters and managed the bookkeeping for the family business, Visco & Sons Masonry.
Mary was a lifelong communicant of St. Anthony's Church, a faithful servant to her Lord and community, she was a weekly kitchen worker, annual feasta chairperson, member of the Sacred Heart League and devoted to the vocation of a Venerini Associate. She was a member of the Columbiettes, serving as president for many years. Mary was a talented baker, always sharing her treasured baked goods and recipes with her family and friends. Of all Mary's accomplishments, it was her incredible love for her family which made her most proud. She leaves a legacy to all, of a woman filled with loving kindness and a generous heart.
Mary's family is grateful to her compassionate and skillful caretakers, Ann and Tina who provided the entire family with assistance in keeping Mary in the comfort of her home.
Mary was predeceased by her beloved husband, Philip A. Visco, whom she married on May 30, 1948 until his death on November 6, 2006; siblings, Edward and Louis Bacchi.
She is survived by her loving daughters, Toni Ann and her husband Frank LaMalfa of Niskayuna and Phyllis and her husband David Fusco of Niskayuna. Adoring grandchildren, Frank LaMalfa, Paul LaMalfa, Nicholas Philip and his wife Sarah LaMalfa, Christina and her husband Joshua Lastarza, Nicole Fusco and Michael Fusco ; great-grandchildren, Jake and Marissa Lastarza, Gianna and Vincenzo LaMalfa; siblings, Doris Latorra, of FL, Janet Lake, of Schenectady and Michael (Rosemarie) Bacchi, of Scotia; many nieces, nephews also survive.
Services will be held Thursday morning at 9 AM at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, Union at N. Jay Streets, then to St. Anthony's Church, Seward Place, where a Mass will be celebrated at 10 AM. Entombment will follow in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery Mausoleum, Niskayuna.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, Wednesday evening from 4 to 8 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mary's memory to the St. Anthony's Church Memorial Fund, 331 Seward Place, Schenectady, NY 12305.