Sarah Trunfio

Obituary of Sarah Katherine Trunfio

Mrs. Sarah Katherine Trunfio, 98, a resident of the St. Luke’s Home in New Hartford, formerly of Marcy, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at the nursing home, with her loving family by her side. Sarah was born in Utica, on January 2, 1922, the daughter of Elmer and Dominica (Sardina) Ciccone and received her education in Utica schools. On April 12, 1947, Sarah was united in marriage with Anthony N. Trunfio at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Church in Utica, a loving and devoted union of 60 years until Anthony’s death in 2007. A one time, Sarah was employed with UNIVAC in Utica. She enjoyed bowling, reading, crocheting, trips to the casino and was a gifted seamstress. Sarah was also a big NY Yankees fan, a parishioner of St. Peter’s Church, N. Utica, and her greatest joy was spending time with her beloved family and especially her adored only grandchild, Jesse, whom she affectionately referred to as “My Jesse”. Mrs. Trunfio is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Irene and George Kener of Marcy and Toni Marie and Robert McCormick of Manlius; her adored grandson, Jesse McCormick of NY City; two sisters, Jennie DiFiore of N. Utica and Rosalie Francis of Marcy; one brother-in-law, Michael and Maryanne Trunfio of NY Mills, as well as several cherished nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Vincent Ciccone. Mrs. Trunfio’s funeral will be held on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. at the Heintz Funeral Home, 408 Herkimer Rd., N. Utica and 11:00 at St. Peter’s Church, 422 Coventry Ave., N. Utica, where her Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Her Rite of Committal and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery bin Utica. Visitation for family and friends is Sunday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. In lieu of Flowers, please consider making a donation the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Sarah’s memory. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Mrs. Trunfio’s family extends their heartfelt gratitude to the nurses and staff of the St. Luke’s Home, Barton North, for the loving care you provided to Sarah. Your kindness will not be forgotten.
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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Monday, January 27, 2020
St. Peter's Church
422 Coventry Ave.
Utica, North Carolina, United States


Calvary Cemetery
2407 Oneida St.
Utica, New York, United States

Memorial Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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