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Alfonsina Correra

December 1, 1929 ~ April 21, 2022 (age 92)

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Glenville - Alfonsina Correra of Glenville, formerly of Schenectady, passed peacefully on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at the age of 92 with her loving family at her bedside.

Born in Amorosi, Italy on December 1, 1929, Alfonsina was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Anna Maria Galietta DiStadio. She was educated in Italy and married her late husband Ferdinando Correra before emigrating to the United States in 1970. Alfonsina was employed as a seamstress with Bell Rod Garment Factory for several years and also worked as a winder at General Electric.

Alfonsina dedicated herself to her children, her garden and enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and friends. She was a longtime faithful member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church.

She is survived by her children, Carolina “Carla” LaMalfa of Glenville, Gennaro “Gino” (Terry Pasquariello) of Rotterdam, Giuseppe “Joe” (Mary) Correra, of Florida, and Anna Maria (Angelo) Biasiucci of Glenville. 14 Grandchildren, 19 Great Grandchildren, sister Francesca Lombardo, of Benovento, sister in law Lina DiStadio, of Amorosi, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. Loving sister of deceased brother Dante DiStadio, of Amorosi, Angelo (Anna) DiStadio, of the Bronx, NY, Rosina Viscusi, of Amorosi, Ada Servillo both of Amorosi, and her twin sister Giuseppina “Geppina” (Mario) Malgieri, of the Bronx, NY.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 1605 Helderberg Ave., from 6pm-8pm.

Funeral services will begin on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, with a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church at 10am.

Entombment will be at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery in Niskayuna.

Alfonsina’s family would like to thank the 5th Floor staff at Ellis Hospital and Dr.Arthur Vakiener, Dr. Thomas Schumacher, Dr. Kerry Ricker, Dr. Martin Ferrillo and Lorina Aiello, as well as Scotia Glenville Medical for their compassionate care and support.


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April 26, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home
1605 Helderberg Ave.
Schenectady, NY 12306

Mass of Christian Burial
April 27, 2022

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
1255 Pleasant St.
Schenectady, New York 12303

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