(Albion) Viola Starkweather age 81 of Northwood Dr. died November 10, 2008 at Mt. Carmel House in Rochester. She was born December 12, 1926 in Holley, a daughter of the late Charles and Rose (DeCarlo) Fallato and had lived in this area all of her life.
Viola was a member of St. Joseph's Church. She worked at T.J. Lipton for 17 years and was a member of the Lipton Retirees. Viola had also volunteered for Nutrifare and loved cooking and doing word search puzzles.
She was predeceased by her husband Charles in 1977; twin sister Anna Spell; sister Mary Mower; brother Tony Fallato. She is survived by her children Richard (Carmelita) Starkweather of Albion, Joanne Contarino of Rochester, David Starkweather of Lockport, Deborah (Dennis) MacDonald of Medina; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters Florence Passarell of Holley, Lucy (Anthony) Strollo of FL; several nieces, nephews and cousins; also survived by brother-in-law, Dean Mower; and sister-in-law, Lydia Fallato.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Ave. Albion Saturday 12:00pm-2:00pm where her Funeral Service will follow at 2:00pm. Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to VNS 2180 Empire Blvd. Webster NY 14580, Mt. Carmel House 4 Planet St. Rochester NY 14606 or to Knights Kaderli Fund c/o Sue Knights 510 Main St. Medina NY 14103
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