Mrs. Gilda L. Biviano, 95, of Cortland, passed away at her home on Saturday May 18, 2019 with her family at her side. Born Jan 4, 1924 in Cortland, Gilda was a daughter of Rocco and Florence Dadamio DiLucci and a Cortland resident her entire life.
Gilda was employed and retired from Smith-Corona in Cortland. She also volunteered for many years at Cortland Memorial Hospital. Gilda was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church and a member of their Altar Society where she formerly served as President.
She is survived by her two sons; Richard (LuAnn) Biviano of Lansing and Gary (Michele) of Binghamton, 5 grandchildren; Valerie Clark, Jeffrey and Matt Biviano and Maria and Michael Biviano, 7 great grandchildren and 2 sisters in law; Phyllis and Agnes DiLucci and many nieces and nephews. Gilda was preceded in death by her husband; Angelo E. Biviano in 1999 and by her brothers; Nick, Tony and Albert DiLucci.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Anthony’s Church with Rev. Joseph Zareski serving as celebrant. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St. Cortland, N.Y.
Contributions in Gilda’s memory may be made to St. Anthony’s Church or a charity of ones choice. Condolences may also be sent to the family by visiting www.riccardifuneralhome.com