Rochester: December 27, 2017. Anita is predeceased by her husband Arthur Grieco; parents, John & Angelina Polidori. She is survived by her sister Carol Polidori; children, John (Doris) Grieco, Vinny Grieco, Anthony (Wendy) Grieco, Artie (Sandy) Grieco & Angela Grieco; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Anita's visitation will be Friday 2-4 & 7-9 at the Funeral Home, 1411 Vintage Lane, (between 390 & Long Pond Rd.). Her Funeral Service will be celebrated Saturday, 10 AM at the Funeral Home, followed by her burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Anita was born July 22, 1945. She and her sister Carol Ann lived with their parents John & Angelina Polidori on Ravine Ave.
During her high school years Anita enjoyed dancing at the Stardust Ballroom. It was here she met the love of her life Arthur Grieco. The two were later married at a service in St. Anthony’s Church.
Anita and Arthur’s family grew to include five loving children: John, Vinnie, Anthony, Artie & Angela.
Family was at the center of everything that mattered most to Anita. She loved to cook and always looked forward to the meals she prepared for family and friends. Anita especially looked forward to spending time with family at cookouts and birthday gatherings.
Grieco family vacations were a great way to spend time away. Trips with her aunts, mother and sister were memorable times for her.
Anita’s extended family came to know her as Grandma G. Her closest of friends and those of her children were all treated like family.
Anita liked her games of chance. She enjoyed playing bingo, cards and family trips to Vegas.
Work for Anita found her mostly working in retail. She had spent a large portion of her working career at Family Dollar & D&K.
Anita found great joy spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They kept her young at heart.
Favorite sayings that she would often say included “whatever” and “I’m minding my own freaking business.”
Anita enjoyed the simple things in her life. Make no mistake she did live her life to the fullest. She enjoyed spending time with her daughter Angela whether it be over lunch, shopping or feeding the birds in her backyard. Anita felt a special bond with her mother anytime a Cardinal graced her backyard.