Holy Apostles Church

Iglesia Santos Apůstoles

530 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14606

7 Austin St. Rochester, NY 14606

Telephone: 585-254-7170



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The Church remembers in a special way those who have gone before us.

In that spirit we present those who have gone to the Lord from

Holy Apostles and their obituaries.  

We hope that you will remember them with love and prayer ...


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Louis Paolino. Rochester - Friday, September 20, 2019, at age 96. Predeceased by his father and mother, Frank and Margaret Paolino; sisters, Louise Paolino and Phyllis Paolino; brother-in-law, John Ricco; sister-in-law, Audrey Paolino; nephew, Steven Ricco, cousins, George and Genevieve Dandrea; dear friend, Patty Lippa. He is survived by his sisters and brother, Gloria Ricco, Frances (Joe) Leva, Carl Paolino, Peggy Siciliano; many nieces and nephews, dear cousins, the Dandrea family and the Murano family; dear friend, Mary Salem, Mr. Paolino was an ArmyVeteran of WWII, a retiree of Eastman Kodak Co. and an active member at Holy Apostles Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Canandaigua VA Medical Center, 400 Fort Hill Ave., Canandaigua, NY 14424 or to Holy Apostles Church, 7 Austin St., Rochester, NY 14606 in his memory. Louis' family would like to thank the staff at the palliative care and hospice unit at Canandaigua VA Medical Center, Dr. Cecilia Ransom and the staff on the 3rd floor at the Golisano Neurology and Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Jaga Mehta and his staff, and the staff and residents at Dunn Tower #2 for their loving and compassionate care.

Agnes Elsie Arthmann, Rochester - Passed away on September 12th, 2019 at the age of 100. Predeceased by her husband, Clarence Arthmann. She is survived by her children, James (Luci) Arthmann and Robert (Debra) Arthmann; grandchildren, Bryan (Paula) and Kevin (Angela) Arthmann; great-grandchildren, Hayleigh, Caroline, Julianna and Connor along with many nieces and nephews.Inurnment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Patricia (Attaldo) Fedele, Rochester - Pat left us on June 28, 2019 after 102 years of loving children, baseball, bowling, and funky hats. Even at her advanced age she entertained the staff at the Episcopal Home with jokes and impromptu dancing. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Sam A. Fedele, and all 12 of her Attaldo siblings. She is survived by her children, Janet (Ron) Prinzivalli, Marilyn (Dominic) Taccone, and Sam (Linda) Fedele, her grandchildren, Aleta, Peter, Tricia, Terry, Tracey, Becky, Nik, James, and Nina, great-grandchildren Cassidy, Michael, Joshua, Rachel, Amanda, Josephine, and Sammy, as well as scores of nieces and nephews. Private interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  Donations may be sent in her honor to the Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt. Hope Ave. Rochester NY 14620

Lena (LoVullo) Nacco, Greece - Predeceased by her husband, John Nacco; parents, Angelo & Carmella LoVullo, brother, Angelo (Millie) LoVullo, sister, Mary (Frank) Giordano, brother, Robert (Helen) LoVullo, brother, Michael (Gail) LoVullo, sister, Josephine Agosto; brother, Richard LoVullo; brother-in-law, Sam Paniccia. Lena is survived by her sisters, Joan (Dr. Eric) Nielsen & Dolores Paniccia; brother, David (Marcia) LoVullo; brother-in-law, Sam Agosto; many loving nieces & nephews, especially Louise Sanfilippo; dear friends, Deacon John Crego, Deacon Richard & Rose Marie Lombard; all of her friends at Holy Apostles Church. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations may be sent to Holy Apostles Church, 7 Austin St, Rochester NY 14606 or the St. Jude Childrens Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105 in Lena's memory.

Joan Solomon (Lipscomb), Rochester - June 14, 2019, at age 84. Predeceased by her husband, George Solomon. Survived by her children, Theodore E. (Sylvia) Maar, Trina (Bernard) Weeg and Robin J. (Lesley) Marr; her beloved grandchildren; her brother, Bruce (Marie) Lipscomb; also many other relatives and dear friends. "She was a friend worth having." Donations in Joan's memory may be made to Holy Apostles Church (7 Austin St., Roch., NY 14606). Private Interment at a later date.

Andrea F. Parravano Irondequoit - Passed away suddenly on June 1, 2019, age 25. She will be deeply missed and her memory will be forever cherished in our hearts. She is survived by her mother, Julie (Swift) Parravano; father and step-mother, Joseph (Silvia) Parravano, Jr.; brother, Marcello; maternal grandmother, Mary Ann Swift; paternal grandfather, Joseph Parravano, Sr.; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. She is also survived by her dogs, Bella and Mello who she loved dearly. Andrea will always be remembered for her love of animals, beautiful smile and spirit. Inurnment White Haven Memorial Park. In honor of Andrea's devotion to her beloved pets, please consider donations to Verona Animal Shelter and Lollypop Farm.

Helen Doherty (Flaherty) Rochester - On May 18, 2019 passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her 7 children at the age of 85. Predeceased by her parents, James and Charlotte Flaherty, and her sister, Noreen VanCleefe. Survived by her daughters, Mary (Dennis) O'Keefe, Charlene Doherty (Andy Bennett), Margaret Hindl (Jerry Stickland) and Geraldine Doherty (Curtis Clegg). Her sons, Michael (Debbie) Doherty, John (Christine) Doherty and Thomas Doherty. Her brother, James (Thais) Flaherty. Her sister, Mary (Hans) Bauchman. 11 grandchildren. 4 great-grandchildren (1 on the way). Many nieces, nephews and great friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Apostle Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Domenico Pecoraro, Rochester - Passed peacefully April 4 2019. Pre-deceased by his parents; brothers and sisters. Dominic is survived by his loving wife, Nancy of 50 years; sons, Joseph Pecoraro, Charles (Kathleen) Pecoraro; grandchildren, Domenico & Gabriel Peroraro, many nieces, nephews and friends. Dominic was born in Nola, Italy. He was a talented tailor, dedicated husband, loving father and Nonno, and a friend to all that knew him. In lieu of flowers please direct memorials to Golisano Children's Hospital, 300 East River Road, P.O. Box 278996 Rochester, NY 14627 in his memory.  Dominic was laid to rest in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Thomas J. Vaccarelli, Greece - Died suddenly in Naples, FL., April 3, 2019 at the age of 86. He is survived by beloved wife of 61 1/2 years, lifetime partner and best friend, Ree; 2 daughters, Kimberly McGrath and Kelli Isaacs (Rick); grandchildren, Zackery McGrath, Connor and Madison Isaacs; so many family members and friends to list but you all know who you are and how much we love you. A Funeral Mass was celebrated on May 11, 2019 at 10 AM at Holy Apostle Church,  A Celebration of Life Luncheon followed. In Tom's memory donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Avow Hospice of Naples, Florida or EWTN.

Lillian A. (LoPresti) LiPari, Rochester - April 3, 2019. Lillian is survived by her children, John (Pat Gordon) Coistek & Maria (Boston) Wynter; grandchildren, Jasmin (Kevin Kimber) Caraballo, Michael (Michelle) Johnson, Sheena (Mischa) Anderson, Boston Wynter Jr., James Johnson, Bryan (Nikki) Johnson; 7 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and dear friends. Burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Those wishing may contribute to Holy Apostles Church, 7 Austin St., Rochester, NY 14606 in Lillian's memory.

Melissa M. "Punk a Poos" DePalmo, Gates - March 3, 2019. Melissa is survived by her daughter, Stella DePalmo; mother Michele DePalmo; sister, Tracy (Jeff) Pletcher; uncle Anthony Verna; Aunt Maria Verna; cousin Anthony B. Verna; dear friends, Chrysta (Brian) Gilbert, Chrisanna Gilbert, Brianna Gilbert, Pat & John Crego. Entombment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Cancer Couch Foundation, PO Box 1145, Southport, CT 06890 in her memory.

Nicoletta "Nikki Brooks" Leonardo, Greece, NY - Suddenly but peacefully on Monday, February 25, 2019. Predeceased by her Husband; Robert A. Brooks Sr., Parents; Vincenzo and Francesca Leonardo. Survived by her loving Daughter; Anjelica Brooks, Son: Robert A. Brooks Jr. Brothers; Joseph (Rosemary), Mario (Maria), Carmelo (Julie), Anthony (Sharon) Leonardo. Sister; Maria Leonardo. Many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.  Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions to The Veterans Outreach Center online to : https://veteransoutreachcenter.org/ways-to-donate, or mail your contribution to: 447 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620 in memory of Nicoletta Leonardo.

Marie T. Cadoret, Rochester - August 29, 1924 - January 31, 2019. Survived by many dear friends. Friends may attend her Funeral Mass, 10 AM Saturday at Holy Apostles Church, 530 Lyell Avenue. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.