Obituaries

Santina M. “Sandy” Giordano

Santina M. Giordano, “Sandy” passed away on April 12, 2022. She was born in Buffalo, NY on October 7, 1930 to the late Salvatore and Laura (Taurgrasso) Mazzarise.

Santina graduated high school and met the love of her life, Sam Giordano. They were married in 1952 and had two daughters together. Sandy loved to travel whenever she could. Baking always brought her great joy. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great- grandmother and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Beloved mother of Deborah (David) Yaiser and Michele (Mark) Dranger; cherished grandmother of Rachel, Matthew, Nicole, Mark, and Ashley; proud great-grandmother of Angelina and Sophia; dear sister of Patricia (Anthony) Macchia and Joyce (Paul) Bennett. Sandy was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Giordano in 2008 and her sister, Marie Pielechowski.

Friends and relatives may call on Monday, April 18, 2022 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM at Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC, 10 Eckerson Avenue, Akron, NY 14001. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 5771 Buell Rd., Akron, NY 14001. 

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