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G. Joseph "Dula" Mazzarella

August 11, 1930 — February 24, 2017

G. Joseph "Dula" Mazzarella

G. Joseph “Dula” Mazzarella, 86 of Perry, passed away peacefully at his home on February 24, 2017. He was born in Perry, on August 11, 1930 to the late Joseph (Carmella Catalano) Mazzarella. Mr. Mazzarella is preceded in death by a son Todd Mazzarella and 10 siblings.

Mr. Mazzarella was a United States Air Force Veteran. He taught in the Perry Central Elementary School for 36 years and loved watching the Yellow Jackets, especially basketball and football. Mr. Mazzarella was a huge New York Yankees and Buffalo Bills Fan. He loved spending time on his land, lumbering, cutting wood and using his tractor. He enjoyed time spent on Silver Lake, driving his party boat and was a former Trustee at Silver Lake Institute. Joe enjoyed photography, riding his scooter and was an avid card player. He was proud to be Italian and proud to be from Perry, living there his entire life. His family was everything to him, he called his children “my magnificent 7” and he loved them all dearly.

He is survived by his dear Patricia (Askey) Mazzarella of Perry; children T. Paul Mazzarella of Lakeland, FL; Terry (Steve) Pierson of Perry; Tracy (Mark) Calvert of Venice, FL; Tina (Dave) Kramell of Wyoming; Vicki (Rob) Cicero Perry; Trini (Nick) Kuzmicki of Perry; brother Frank Mazzarella of Perry; 20 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, along with many, many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call from 4-8 PM on Wednesday March 1, 2017 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, NY 14530. An 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday March 2, 2017 at St. Isidore’s Parish 8 Park St. Perry, NY 14530.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Suzanne’s Comfort Care Home, 167 North Main St. Perry, NY 14530. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.

98 North Main Street, Perry, NY 14530

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Isidore's Catholic Parish (St. Joseph's Church)

8 Park Street, Perry, NY 14530

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