RAVENA William J. "Willie" Nunziato, 88, passed away peacefully at
home with his loving family by his side Monday, January 30, 2017.
Willie was an Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a
communicant of The Church of St. Patrick, Ravena and a devout
Catholic. Willie was an avid sports fan, "go fighting Irish", but
his greatest love was to watch his grandchildren play sports. For
over 40 years he was the secretary of the Ravena Thursday night
bowling league and was inducted into their hall of fame.
is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Blanche; daughters,
Debbie (Ed) Decker, and Tammy (Joe) Eissing; beloved POP to Edward,
Jr., Michael and Jason Decker, Melissa (Zach) Saccoccie, Samantha
Eissing (Kurt) and Amanda Eissing (Chris); Great-Pop to Jillian,
Teagan, Malea and Trevor; sisters, Lucy Nunziato and Rose Murphy.
Willie was predeceased by 4 brothers and 3 sisters.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM on Saturday,
February 4, 2017 at The Church of St. Patrick, Ravena. There will be
no calling hours. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery,
Coeymans. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Willie may
be made to St. Patrick's Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143 or
Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New
Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.