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Obituary of Mary Panza – Troy, NY

PANZA, MARY TROY – Mary Greco Panza, 82, of Kennedy Towers, died Monday, October 31, 2011 at her residence. She was born in Albany on April 10, 1929, and graduated from Catholic Central High School, class of 1947. She was a homemaker most of her life. She was a volunteer at Seton Health in Troy and a communicant at the former St. Mary’s Church in Troy and at St. Joseph’s Church, Troy. Survivors include one son Jospeh N. Panza, two daughters Colleen Hatman (Bobby) and Mary Elizabeth Panza, six grandchildren Sarah Elizabeth Phillips, Allyson Maria Phillips, Katherine Mary Phillips, J. Nicholas, Panza (Kate), Daniel Ray Hatman, Julia Colleen Panza and special friend Samuel E. Jones. Special thanks to the Troy Police Department and Troy Fire Department. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 9:30 a.m. from the Bizzarro Funeral Home, 171 Hill Street, South Troy and at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Troy, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. The cremation will take place privately. The consultation hours will take place on Thursday evening from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mary’s name to St. Paul’s Center, PO Box 589, Rensselaer, NY 12144 would be appreciated.