Obituary of Armida N. Magee
(nee Naccarella), 90, of Rochester, NY passed peacefully of natural causes on January 1, 2021. She was predeceased by her husband, Daniel G. Magee, and grandson, Garrett D. Magee. She is survived by her four children, Stephen Magee (Alison Magee) of Scottsdale, AZ, William Magee (Lynne Hambleton-Magee) of St. James, NC, Carey Magee (Sue Magee) of Rochester, NY, and Mary Magee of Rochester, NY; and grandchildren, Corbin, Daniel, Alexa, Kate and Julia.
Armida touched the lives of family members and countless others through her charity and zest for life. She graduated from East Rochester High School. She volunteered and worked at her church and served as a 10th Ward community leader. Armida worked 15 years as a Senior Court analyst in the Office of Court Administration, NY Seventh Judicial District. As an outstanding cook and gardener, Armida’s creativity shined. She enjoyed nothing more than to bake a delicious treat to share with family and friends. Her extensive and well-manicured gardens showcased their beauty for all to see. Her generosity extended to her many friends and friends of her children and grandchildren creating an extended family with whom she enjoyed sharing her loving spirit, food and fellowship. Her Italian heritage also gave her a love of all things Italian. Her family remembers her for her spark, joy, deep love of family, generosity, strong faith, and pearls of wisdom.
The family would like to recognize the outstanding care provided to Armida by the staff at The Hawthorne at St John’s Meadows. We deeply thank the staff for its kindness and attention, ensuring that she was comfortable and safe, particularly during these trying COVID times.
No prior calling. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on January 19, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, 601 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618. To watch Mass live, https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pPkr2XTBQ_4&feature=youtu.be OR go to the OLQPSTM YouTube page and search Armida Magee.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Armida’s memory may be made to the St Joseph’s Neighborhood Center, 417 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620 (https://www.sjncenter.org/how-to-help), Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, 601 Edgewood Ave. Rochester, NY 14618 (https://olqpstm.com) or a charity of your choice.