Joseph C. Piazza, age 90, died March 18, 2013, at Lakeside Beikirch Care Center in Brockport. He was born October 21, 1922 in Albion, a son of the late Charles and Rose (Restivo) Piazza and had lived in this area all of his life.
Joe had owned and operated Piazza's Green Houses in Albion for over 60 years. He was a member of Holy Family Parish, Knights of Columbus, Lions Club and was a volunteer fireman and life member of the Albion Fire Department.
He was predeceased by his wife, Rose in 2004, whom he was married to for 60 years; his sisters, Rose Spalla and Anna Pisa-Relli; son-in-law, David Ellis; granddaughter, Mary Beth Fonseca and grandson, Patrick Monagan. He is survived by his children, Linda Ellis of Brockport, Richard Piazza of Houston, TX, Laurie (John) Piazza-Howard of Churchville; grandchildren, Christine Proctor, Katherine Monagan, Mark Howard; five great-grandchildren, Brett and Ellie Proctor, Tyler and Parker Monagan, Bianca Fonseca; sister-in-law, Julia Baum of Brockport; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There are no prior calling hours. His Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 10:00 AM at Holy Family Parish. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cancer Society or Holy Family Parish. Arrangements by the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., Albion.
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