January 30, 1926 - December 30, 2020
Jeanne T. Contrastano, age 94, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Elderwood, Liverpool. Jeanne was born in Syracuse to the late Fred and Josephine (Petrilli) Contrastano and was a graduate of North High School in 1944. She was employed for many years in the credit department for Dey Bros., later, she worked for City Opticians, Syracuse, and Goetz Dolls, Baldwinsville. Jeanne was a past member of St. John’s Golden Age Club, parish life, and the bereavement group. She was a parishioner of St. John the Baptist most of her life and always volunteered at fundraisers and church festivals. Jeanne loved traveling, especially to Italy and California, and enjoyed many trips taken with the St. John’s Golden Agers. Jeanne, her sister, and several St. John’s friends, made homemade noodles, tomato sauce, and meatballs from scratch for the Spaghetti Dinner at St. John’s, it was a full day of joy, she loved cooking and was a fantastic baker, her specialty was her lemon iced biscotti. One of her greatest joys was to prepare dinner for Fr. John DeLorenzo, Fr. Dan Muscolino, and her special friend, Connie Sanderson, she always made stuffed eggplant parm, which they enjoyed. Along with her parents, Jeanne was predeceased by her brother-in-law, Alfred J. Mastriano, Sr. She is survived by her sister and caretaker, Gloria R. Mastriano; her niece, Diana (Dr. John.) DeSimone, of FL; her nephew, Alfred J. (Gloria) Mastriano, Jr, of FL.; her grand-nephew, Jeffrey (Joanne) DeSimone, of TX; her grand-nieces, Melissa Watson, of FL, and Stephanie (Duane) Moss, of FL; great-nephews, Michael and David Mastriano, both of FL; 5 great-great-nieces and nephews, and many cousins. She truly loved her family and they all loved her; she will be sorely missed. The family would like to thank the dedicated staff at Elderwood for the excellent care she received the past several years. She would say “they were the best.” Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, there will be no calling hours, a Memorial Mass will be offered in the late spring. She will be laid to rest in Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse. Funeral arrangements entrusted to THOMAS J. PIRRO JR. FUNERAL HOME. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jeanne’s memory may be made to the restoration fund at St. John the Baptist/Holy Trinity Church 406 Court St. Syracuse, NY 13208.
Jeanne T. Contrastano, age 94, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Elderwood, Liverpool. Jeanne was born in Syracuse to the late Fred and Josephine (Petrilli) Contrastano and was a graduate of North High School in 1944. She was employed... View Obituary & Service Information
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