Connie Scalise

Mass of Christian Burial

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Sts. Anthony & Joseph Church
S. Main Street
Herkimer, New York, United States

Calling Hours

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Enea and Ciaccia Family Funeral Home (Ilion-Frankfort)
4309 Acme Road
Ilion, New York, United States

Obituary of Connie M. Scalise


EAST HERKIMER – Mrs. Connie M. Scalise, 65, passed away in the presence of her devoted family and comfort of her home on Sunday, October 28, 2018.

She was born on November 26, 1952, in Little Falls, a daughter to her mom the late Amy (Brown). She was educated in Ilion schools. Her marriage to Joseph A. Scalise, Jr. took place on November 29, 1971, at St. Mary’s Church, Frankfort, NY with Rev. Alfred A. Lamanna officiating. Connie had lived and worked here in the Valley her entire life. She was employed with the Folts Home for 15 years and lastly with Wal-Mart as a Department Manager for 16 years. She attended the Church of Sts. Anthony & Joseph and was a member and former Chaplain of the Mohawk American Legion Auxiliary.

Connie was loved so dearly by her family who were all so very important to her. She would spend hours cooking and baking for them and loved to sew as well. She had a great sense of humor and will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 47 years, Joe; her children, Joseph Scalise and his wife, Jannel, Sasha Zaleski and her husband, Tim, Tina Corso and her husband, Anthony, and Todd Scalise; her sisters, Bonnie Felshaw and her husband, Gene, and Judy Hogg; her grandchildren, Ashley Scalise, Brett Scalise, Temprance Corso, Hunter Corso, Jianna Scalise, James Scalise, Nicole Zaleski, John Zaleski and Katerinna Scalise; her In-Laws, Ron and Mamie Scalise, Kathy Scalise, Michael and Patty Scalise, Terry and Rich Virkler and Joe Tubia; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her mother, Amy Mogensen; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Joseph (Sr.) and Carrie (Caruso) Scalise; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sharon Tubia and Ed Scalise; and her brother, Ronald Mead.

Funeral services will begin on Wednesday October 31, 2018 at 8:15 AM with a prayer at The Enea & Ciaccia Family Funeral Home, 4309 Acme Road, Ilion, NY (Town of Frankfort) and at 9:00 AM at the Church of Sts. Anthony & Joseph, South Main Street in Herkimer where a Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated by Rev. Quy Vo, Pastor. Interment will take place privately at Calvary Cemetery, Herkimer, NY.

Friends and relatives are invited to pay their respects at the funeral home on Tuesday October 30th from 5 until 7 PM. The Mohawk American Legion Auxiliary is asked to gather for prayer at 7:00 PM at the funeral home.

A very special thank you is extended to Wal-Mart with special mention to Chris Beaulac, as well as to her best friend Lori Putnam and her high school best friend Colleen Schultz and to all those who have offered care and compassion during this difficult time.

It is the wish of the family that contributions in memory of Connie be considered to Bassett Tribute Fund through Outpatient Pharmacy, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Arrangements have been handled by Funeral Directors Harry J. & Kevin E. Enea and Martin L. Ciaccia (315) 894-8000. An online memorial page in honor of Connie has been established at on the Internet.




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