Minnie Romano, 96 (forever 39) of Windsor, formerly of Binghamton passed away peacefully October 26, 2013 into the loving arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ. She was predeceased by her husband, Angelo; parents, Sam and Mary Marano; sisters, Teresa Mazzei, Patricia Polzo; and brother, Tony. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Audrey Marano; brother-in-law, Alfonso Romano; sister-in-law, Betty Romano; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ann and Richard Schaeffer, Nancy and John Boushie, Penny and Joe Mastronardi, and Patricia and Dave Vargulic; grandchildren, Karen Schaeffer, Krista Schaeffer, Kurt Schaeffer, Corinne (Ellis) Gillespie, Jennifer (Joel) Bennett, Michelle (Robert) Sexton, Jaclyn Boushie Steve (Jillian) Mastronardi; great grandchildren, Karly Schaeffer, Jonah, Jesse and Jaylen Bennett, Ethan, Jonathan, Christian and Ryan Sexton, Jett and Skyy Gillispie, Trinity Mastronardi; her niece Lucille (Jack) Polak whom she loved like a daughter; many loved nieces and nephews; very special cousin, Sue Gaube. Minnie was a retired employee of Singer Link. She was a member of the Sons of Italy Stella D'Argenta Lodge, the Womens' Abbruzzee Club and St. Mary of the Assumption Church. She loved her family and was always there for them. Her sauce and cookies were the best. Mom's faith in her precious Jesus was the heart of her life and she always said "we are nothing without him."
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 9:30 AM in St. Mary of the Assumption Church where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will follow in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. Family and friends are invited to call at the James V. DeMarco & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango Street, Port Dickinson, NY Friday from 4 - 7 PM. The Womens' Abbruzzee Club will meet at 6:00 PM at the funeral home. The Stella D'Argenta Lodge will meet at 6:30 PM at the funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to Lourdes Hospice, 4102 Old Vestal Road, Vestal, NY 13850