Hornell-Anna M. LoCoco, 87, died Friday evening (February 13, 2015) at Hornell Gardens where she had resided for the past 5 years.
A native & life resident of Hornell, she was born April 21, 1927, and was the daughter of George & Anna Marie (DeStefano) LaFaro.
Anna was a graduate of Hornell High School (class of 1946). She was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish and a communicant of St. Ann’s Church. She was a Life Member of the VFW Auxiliary where she served as chaplain for 10 years. Anna had also been a member of the Maple Leaf Cootiettes, the Hornell Rebecca Lodge and the Hornell Association. She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed playing cards.
She was married on December 27, 1947, to Joseph LoCoco who died in 1992. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Joseph LoCoco; brothers, Joseph (died 1909), Joseph (died 1918), Hugh LaFaro, George LaFaro, Dominic LaFaro, Angelo LaFaro and Joseph “Sonny” LaFaro; her sisters, Congetta France, Josephine LoCoco, Vincena Trowbridge, Teresa Nasca, Mary “Mamie” Mastriani, Catherine Wilson, Lucille Fawcett & Rose LaFaro; her son-in-law, Mickey Donahue.
Surviving are 2 daughters, Patricia LoCoco of Hornell and Belinda (John) Coleman of Hornell; her daughter-in-law, Beverly Pierce of Canisteo; 7 grandchildren, Kevin (Melissa) Hughes, Joseph Hughes, Michael Hughes, Sean Hughes, John (Elizabeth Vanhouten) Coleman II, Rachelle Carnes and Michael Hardy; 5 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces & nephews.
The family of Anna M. LoCoco will receive friends on Tuesday from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, where funeral & committal services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 6:00 PM with Deacon Robert McCormick officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Anna’s family request that memorial contributions in her name be made to St Ann’s Academy, PO Box 446, Hornell, NY 14843 or to the Hornell Gardens Activity Fund, 434 Monroe Ave., Hornell, NY 14843. Memorial forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home.
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