Mary Guardino

Mary C. Guardino (Poliseno)

Tuesday, May 17th, 1927 - Saturday, August 15th, 2020
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Obituary

Seneca Falls – Mary C. Guardino, 93, formerly of Leland Dr., Seneca Falls, NY, passed away on Saturday (August 15, 2020) at Seneca Nursing & Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her loving family and passing into the arms of Jesus Christ and his mother, Mary.

Family & friends may attend Mary’s Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday (August 19) at 1 PM at St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls with Reverend James Fennessy, Pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Columbkille Cemetery, Seneca Falls, NY. Due to COVID-19 a total of 166 people, including family members, will be allowed in St. Patrick’s Church. Facemasks must be worn and social distancing must be observed. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to, Family Hope Center, 551 Exchange St., Geneva, NY 14456 or Seneca Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 200 Douglas Dr., Waterloo, NY 13165.

Mary was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 17, 1927 the daughter of the late Joseph & Maria Guido Poliseno. She was very active in her younger years and enjoyed attending Brooklyn Dodgers games, ballroom dancing, ice-skating, horseback riding, and bowling, which is how she met her husband. After she was married in 1950, she accompanied her husband to Rome, Italy while he attended medical school and they lived in Brooklyn afterwards until he completed his internship and residency. She had resided in Seneca Falls since 1966 after moving from New Jersey. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls and a past member of the Seneca Falls Hospital Auxiliary. In order to become more socially active after her husband died, she joined the One Parent Club where she made many new friends while participating in the club’s activities. In her later years, Mary treasured her time with her children, grandchildren & great grandchildren.

She is survived by:
2 daughters – Gail (Kenneth) Brown – Seneca Falls, NY.
Donna Gardner – Parker, CO.
4 sons – Alfred (Sharon) Guardino – Amarillo, TX.
David (Julie) Guardino – St. Paul, MI.
Robert (Mireya) Guardino – Wilmington, N.C.
Joseph Guardino – Seneca Falls, NY
Her grandchildren:
Shevaun (John) Festervand,
Corina (Brett) Eddy, Tracy Guardino,
Nicole (Anthony) Grillone, & Natasha (Andrew) Ginter,
Taylor, Caitlin, Kendell, & Carli Gardner,
7 great grandchildren and Several nieces & nephews

In addition to her parents, Mary was predeceased by her husband, Alphonse Guardino M.D., who died August 9, 1969, 1 sister, Katherine Cannuli, 1 brother, Leo Poliseno, & her daughter-in-law, Diane Guardino.

Arrangements are under the direction of Doran Funeral Home, Seneca Falls, NY 13148.

Please consider leaving a condolence in memory of Mary at: doranfuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    St. Patrick's Church
    Address
    97 W. Bayard St.
    Seneca Falls, New York 13148
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    Notes
    Due to COVID-19 a total of 166 people, including family members, will be allowed in St. Patrick's Church. Facemasks must be worn and social distancing must be observed.
    Officiant
    Reverend James Fennessy
  • Interment

    Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    St. Columbkille Cemetery
    Address
    133 East Bayard Street
    Seneca Falls, New York 13148
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John Solometo

Posted at 05:53pm
To the Guardino family,
I would like to send my thoughts and prayers to a wonderful family , and to a great lady who was a caring and thoughtful person ,she was a great friend to my mother Lena , they had many wonderful adventures together. there was truly a loving friendship and a bond between them ,I am fortunate to have known mary she was a great lady.
again my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
sincerely
John Solometo
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Maria Poliseno

Posted at 01:46pm
Dear Aunt Mary you were always there for my brothers, sister & me. My fondest Childhood memories all include you & our family. You were like a second mom to me & I will miss you forever ❤️🙏🏻
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Jessica

Posted at 09:33pm
Sorry Nicole Tasha and Gail hope u all will get through this difficult time i know how hard it is to lose someone u love
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Posted at 03:15pm
Dear David and Julie, We are so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. May her memory be eternal! May God bless your entire extended family.
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The Cannuli Families

Posted at 11:36am
Aunt Mary, you left us with warm and wonderful memories that we will cherish. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family.May God bless them with peace and comfort
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