Boonville- Virginia W. Mascitelli, 93, a native and lifelong resident of Boonville, passed away at her residence, on Friday, September 4, 2020, while surrounded by her loving family and feline companion, Babe.
Virginia was born on July 13, 1927, a daughter of William and T. and Mamie Warren Williams. She graduated from Boonville Central School, with the Class of 1944 and earned an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration in 1946, from Center City Business Institute, Syracuse.
For several years she was employed as a bookkeeper for Palmer Hardware Store, Boonville, before employment as a bookkeeper for Par Gas in Boonville. From 1972 until her retirement in 1992, Mrs. Mascitelli was Administrative Assistant to the Nursing Director at Faxton Hospital, Utica, where she also served as secretary to the Nursing Director and secretary for the hospital Comptroller.
On February 17, 1987, Virginia was united in marriage with Louis M. Mascitelli, M.D., at Myrtle Beach, SC. For many years the couple resided on Academy St. Boonville and in Myrtle Beach, during the winters. Mr. Mascitelli, a longtime physician and Director of Emergency Medicine at Faxton Hospital, Utica, passed away on May 10, 2009.
Virginia is survived by her children; Roger VanLuven, Michigan, Pam (Fred) Ricci, Boonville, Kim VanLuven, Florida, Tracy (Neil) Austin, Boonville and a step-daughter, Lana (Michael) McLeod and a sister in law, Mary Rose Pasi; grandchildren, Kenny VanLuven, Colleen (Mike) Backer, Jamaica (Matt) Merriam, Donald (Robin) Griffin, Brittany Hoage and Morgan (Sean) Austin; eight great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Dr. Louis Mascitelli, Virginia was predeceased by a son, Kevin James VanLuven, in 1976, a daughter, Patti Griffin, in 2019, a step daughter, Donna Murphy, and by a brother, Bill Williams.
Virginia’s family extends a heartfelt thank you to Andy Milone, PA, Tara Tucker, Deb Jackson and her favorite ambulance driver and fireman, Alan Austin and the Boonville Fire Department for their excellent and compassionate care.
Her Funeral will be Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at 12 Noon at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, with interment to follow in Boonville Cemetery. A calling hour will be from 11:00 A.M. until the funeral on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Boonville Fire Co. Ambulance Fund, PO Box 164, Boonville, NY 13309.
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