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 Pietro “Peter” Paonessa

Pietro “Peter” Paonessa

Gimigliano, Provincia di Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy
Death 28 Jan 1967 (aged 84–85)
Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA
Burial Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA
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Memorial ID 153868409 · View Source
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Niagara Falls Gazette


Musician, Teacher Dies at Age 85

Peter Paonessa, 2664 Fairway Drive, died Saturday in Memorial Hospital at the age of 85.

He was born in Gimigliano, Italy and had lived in Niagara Falls for the last 64 years.

Mr. Paonessa was a musician and music teacher. He had formerly conducted the Italian All-Star Band and the Scalzo Band, and had played trumpet in the Carborundum Band.

He was a member of the Cristoforo Columbo Society and the Niagara Falls Musician's Association, Local 106.

Mr. Paonessa is survived by his widow, Marianna; three sons, Salvatore Paonessa, Anthony Paonessa, and Theodore Paonessa, all of Niagara Falls; a daughter, Miss Josephine Paonessa; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Magaddino Memorial Chapel Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. Services will be at St. Joseph's Church at 9:15 a.m.

Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

Friends may call at Magaddino Chapel from 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The Rosary will be recited Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Niagara Falls Gazette
Monday, January 30, 1967, page 18

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 153868409
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pietro “Peter” Paonessa (1882–28 Jan 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153868409, citing Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA ; Maintained by LS (contributor 48032273) .