GENEVA - Mary E. 'Reggie' Dilmore, 89, passed away Sun. (Nov. 28, 2010) at Clifton Springs Hospital, with her loving family by her side. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wed. (Dec. 1) at the Palmisano-Mull Funeral Home, LLC, 28 Genesee St., Geneva. Funeral services will begin with prayers at 9 a.m. Thurs. (Dec. 2) at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Francis De Sales Roman Catholic Church in Geneva. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to Martha Ministry, c/o Our Lady of Peace Parish, 130 Exchange St. Geneva, NY 14456.
Mary was born May 2, 1921, in Geneva, and was a daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Acquilano) Pedulla. She is a graduate of the Auburn International School of Beauty, as a hairdresser, and the Freeman Business School. Mary worked as a waitress, employed by Pronti's, Club 86, Belhurst Castle, The Deluxe and Rubino's. Mary was a member of St. Francis De Sales Roman Catholic Church in Geneva. She was a very kind, generous and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend and neighbor. Reggie's love of people and sharing her gifts of cooking is a lasting legacy.
She is survived by her four daughters; Linda (Jack) Kidd of Seneca Castle, Karen (Stephen) Pesarek of Geneva, Bonnie Strazza of Laurel, MD, and Patricia Madia of Geneva; sisters, Genevieve (Lewis) Santelli of Newark and Louise Pedulla of Geneva; grandchildren, Stephen Leone, Krista (Kevin) Root, Anthony Madia, Jeffrey Kidd and Jeanine Madia; great-grandchildren, Vincente Leone, Nicholas Root and several nieces and nephews.
Mary was predeceased by her beloved husband, Roy C. 'Bob' Dilmore; infant son, Robert Joseph Dilmore; brothers, James and Dominick Pedulla; sister, Carmella Pittinaro; granddaughter, Mary Kathryn Kidd and son-in-law, Eddie Madia.
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