Barbara Sassano, 76,
formerly of Church Street Court,
passed away Monday (January 21, 2013) at the Hornell Gardens.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, August 19, 1936, she had resided in Brooklyn and Queens most of her life until moving to Hornell about 1987.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Matthew Sassano Sr. her daughter, Rose Marie Petrone, her son, Michael Sassano, her brothers Lee and Jerry Fleishmann as well as her granddaughter. Heather Petrone.
She is survived by 2 sons, Rev. Matthew (Jeanette) Sassano Jr. of Hornell and Joseph Sassano of Long Island, one sister, Rita (Sol) Wahba of Brooklyn, and 9 grandchildren; Matthew Sassano 111, DiAnza Sassano, Joseph Sassano, Juliet Freymann, Jeanene Sassano, Jessica Gerace, Jennifer Herklotz, Steven Petrone and Andrew Petrone, 2 sisters-in-law, Janet Mann and Fay Fleishmann.
To send a remembrance to the family or to light a candle in Barbara’s memory, please visit www.brownandpowersfuneralhomes.com. The family is being assisted by Gerald R. Brown, Director.
There will be no calling hours. Services and burial will be at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home of Hornell.
Friends may make memorial contributions to: Fresh Start Church, PO Box 52, Hornell, NY 14843.