Obituary of Mary Verderese
Mary C. Iannotti Verderese, 98, of Amsterdam, passed away Monday December 3, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam with her family at her side.
Born in New Castle, PA on February 11, 1920, a daughter of the late Sisto and Agnes DiCaprio Iannotti. She was a lifelong Amsterdam resident and attended Amsterdam schools.
Mary was employed as a machine operator for General Electric in Schenectady. She held various positions throughout her career. She was a homemaker and a wonderful cook and baker for her family. Her steak sandwich recipe was one of a kind and was featured in a publication in Saratoga Springs, NY. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Mary was a communicant of the former St. Josephs and St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Churches.
She married Joseph Verderese on April 28, 1946. He passed away December 15, 1987.
Survivors include her son, Joseph M. Verderese of Amsterdam, brothers, Rev. Pascal “Pat” Iannotti and Gerald Iannotti both of Amsterdam. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Mary was predeceased by a son, Pasquale Verderese and brothers, Vincent “Jim”, Ralph, Carl and Floyd Iannotti. Sisters, Rosalie Morrone, Louise Carnevale, Marion Iannotti and Sylvia Verderese.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday December 6, 2018 at 11:15A.M. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Church, 39 St. John St. Amsterdam, NY, with her brother, Fr. Pascal “Pat” Iannotti as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Amsterdam. The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday prior to the funeral mass from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave, Amsterdam, NY 12010. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 39 St. John St., Amsterdam, NY 12010.