Gladys Albano
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Obituary of Gladys Albano

Albano, Gladys J. (Guinta)

Greece: September 13, 2017, at the age of 79. Predeceased by her Parents, Perinda & Ross Guinta. She is survived by her children, Linda (Carmen) Leone, Michael (Sandy) Albano & Donna Albano; grandchildren, Michael, Nick, Allison Leone, Samantha, Taylor, Jason Albano; beloved sister, Alice Cafer; also survived by Salvatore Albano, her children’s father. Gladys’s family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the wonderful staff at Cottage 100 at Unity Hospital for their compassionate care. Gladys was a former employee of the Mary Cariola Childrens Center, volunteered at Rochester General Hospital and enjoyed spending time in Florida. 

Gladys’s visitation will be held 4-7 pm on Sunday at the funeral home, 1411 Vintage Lane. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated 9:30 am on Monday at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations may be sent to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14620 in Gladys’s memory. 

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Gladys was born on September 26, 1937 to Ross & Perinda Guinta in Rochester, NY. Gladys was an excellent cook and she was known for her delicious homemade apple pie. She had three children, Linda, Michael and Donna, with whom she loved dearly. During social events and special occasions, Gladys enjoyed drinking white wine with lemon. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and she really liked going to the beach, collecting sea shells. Gladys spent the last part of her life with her twin sister, Alice. She referred to her sister as her soul mate and Alice stayed by Gladys’ side until the final days of her life. Gladys was described by her family as loving, compassionate, kind and gentle. She will be deeply missed and always lovingly remembered by her family and friends.