J2171

Mourning the death of Joseph A. Mazzariello, proud Italian immigrant, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

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J2171


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION mourning the death of Joseph A. Mazzariello,
proud Italian immigrant, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his
community

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay tribute to
citizens of the State of New York whose lifework and civic endeavor
served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great
State of New York; and
WHEREAS, Joseph A. Mazzariello of Troy, New York, died on Sunday, June
26, 2016, at the age of 64; and
WHEREAS, Joseph A. Mazzariello was born to the late Giovanni and Imma-
colata Concetta Carbone Mazzariello in Cervinara, Avellino, Italy; and
WHEREAS, In 1956, Joseph A. Mazzariello and his family immigrated to
the United States, and settled in Troy, New York; after graduating from
LaSalle Institute, he earned his bachelor's degree from Siena College in
1974; and
WHEREAS, Joseph A. Mazzariello distinguished himself in his profession
and by his sincere dedication and substantial contribution to the
welfare of his community; and
WHEREAS, After graduation, Joseph A. Mazzariello served the residents
of the City of Troy for nearly 40 years in various capacities, most
recently as Deputy Comptroller, the position from which he was to retire
on Monday, June 27, 2016; and
WHEREAS, Joseph A. Mazzariello's commitment to excellence, and his
spirit of humanity, carried over into all fields of enterprise, includ-
ing charitable and civic endeavors; and
WHEREAS, Proud of his Italian heritage, Joseph A. Mazzariello was a
lifelong member of the Italian Community Center where he was actively
involved with numerous successful fundraising campaigns; and
WHEREAS, When he was not working or helping someone, Joseph A.
Mazzariello enjoyed spending time with his beloved family at Sunday
dinners and playing bocce with his many friends; and
WHEREAS, Joseph A. Mazzariello is survived by his wife of 40 years,
Antonietta DiPalma Mazzariello; two sons, John A. (Jennifer) Mazzariel-
lo, and Joseph F. (Chelsea) Mazzariello; one daughter, Concettina
(Kevin) Graber; three grandchildren, Sophia, John, and Joseph; a sister,
Francesca (Larry) Mazzariello; and three sisters and brothers-in-law,
Mina (Mauro Lucidone) DiPalma, Enrico (Lynn) DiPalma, and Fiorino (Mary)
DiPalma; as well as several nieces and nephews, and numerous friends who
will long cherish his memory; and
WHEREAS, Armed with a humanistic spirit and imbued with a sense of
compassion, Joseph A. Mazzariello leaves behind a legacy which will long
endure the passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory to all
he served and befriended; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the death of Joseph A. Mazzariello, proud Italian immigrant,
distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Joseph A. Mazzariello.

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  • 12 / May / 2017
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 16 / May / 2017
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 16 / May / 2017
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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