Dolores Farina

Schenectady Gazette, Niskayuna, NY

Dolores (Leonetti) Farina of Hickory Road passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at the Schenectady Center. She was 85.

Born in Schenectady on May 15, 1932, Dee was the daughter of the late Ralph and Christine (Mastrianni) Leonetti and the widow of the late Anthony Farina who passed away in 1996.

Dee was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. While at the Schenectady Center she made many friends with her wonderful personality. She served as a Eucharistic Minister and touched many lives.

She is survived by her loving children, Cynthia (Robert) Maslyn of Niskayuna, Linda Farina of Troy, Mary (Michael) Eaton of Troy and Lisa (Frank, Jr.) DePalma of Niskayuna, her siblings Ralph (Audrey) Leonetti of CA and Adrienne (Fred) Ritz of FL. As well as her grandchildren, Jessica and Stephanie Maslyn, Kathryn, Michael and Melissa Mannix, Rachael, Anthony and Thomas Eaton and Frank DePalma III and several nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her husband Anthony and her parents, she is predeceased by a granddaughter, Nicole Mannix.

Dee's family would like to thank the staff at the Schenectady Center, Jane Nugent, NP, Dr. Satish Madiraju, MD and her occupational therapist Nicole for all the love and care given to her and her family.

Relatives and friends may call on Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 8-9:00am at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, 1803 Union Street, Schenectady. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:00am in the Church.

Entombment will follow in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery.