Mrs. Anne M. Palladino Staley Jeffery, 94, of Cortland passed away Friday January 17, 2020 at Guthrie Cortland Nursing Facility after a brief illness. Born February 26, 1925 in Cortland, Anne was the daughter of John and Laura Paladine Palladino and was a lifelong Cortland resident.
Anne was employed for many years as a bookkeeper with Brewer-Titchener in Cortland and was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church as well as a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by a sister; Donna (James) Turney of Galatin, Tennessee, a granddaughter;Lou Anne (Doug) Randall of Cuyler, a grandson; Carl Staley of Oklahoma, 4 great grandchildren; Brittany Fezza, Courtney and Addison Randall and Dylan Staley-Parks, 3 great great grandchildren; Aubrey and Brylnee Staley-Parks and Isabella Fezza. Anne was preceded in death by her husband; Harold in 1997 as well as her only son; Douglas C. Staley in 2009, her siblings; Patrick and Nicholas and Michael Palladino, Mary Clark, Grace Williams and Lucille Colasurdo.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 1 p.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic 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 Friday prior to mass from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St., Cortland, N.Y. Contributions in Anne’s memory may be made to the Cortlandville Fire Department in memory oh her late son; Douglas C. Staley. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.riccardifuneralhome.com