Frances Galluzzo

Obituary of Frances Ann Galluzzo

Frances A. Cassalia Galluzzo, 98, a life-long resident of Syracuse, passed away in peace on June 3, 2020. Throughout her long life, she endeared herself to all she met through her vibrant kindness and love. Fran’s warm and friendly presence always made everyone she encountered feel welcome and cared for. She was a devoted and beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Early in life, she was an assembler at Easy Washer, a painter at Syracuse Ornamental, and a salesclerk at McCrory’s department store. She was a faithful communicant of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and through the church, volunteered at St Joseph’s Hospital for many years. Fran enjoyed being with family at weekly dinners and family picnics filled with Italian music, bocce, and lawn darts. Other favorite activities included sewing, gardening, drawing and decorating her home. She also enjoyed playing Bingo at the American Legion, board games with friends and family, and occasional trips to the casino. Visitors to her home were lucky to enjoy her homemade Italian cooking and baking, which included her infamous cream puffs and pizzelles. Her humble, thoughtful and giving spirit came through in everything she did. She will always be loved and forever missed. She is predeceased by her daughter, Diane Federico; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ann and Joseph Flaminio; sister and brother-in-law, Antoinette and Thomas Malavenda; sister and brother-in-law, Katie and Thomas Barreca; sister and brother-in-law, Antoinette and Michael Menona; brother-in-law, Dominic Galluzzo; and brother-in-law, Louis Lanzetta. She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Vincent Galluzzo of Syracuse; daughter Karen (Joe) Nicotra of Syracuse, son Vince (Cheryl) Galluzzo of Winter Springs, FL; son-in-law Joseph Federico of Jamesville, NY; brother Henry (Corrine) Intaglietta of Liverpool, NY; grandchildren, Nadine and Joseph Nicotra of Syracuse, NY; Nicole (Mark) Furbish of Boston, MA; Danielle (Brian) Turner of Avon, CT ; Nick and Johnny Galluzzo of Winter Springs, FL; great grandchildren Natalie and Isabelle Turner of Avon, CT; sister-in-law Nancy Lanzetta of Brooklyn, NY; brother-in-law Joseph (Maureen) Galluzzo of Syracuse, NY; and numerous nieces and nephews. Private interment will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery Mausoleum. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Arrangements made by Goddard-Crandall-Shepardson Funeral Home.
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