May 5, 1920 - December 18, 2020
Mrs. Nicolina Menichelli Abate passed away Friday December 18, 2020 at her home. Nicolina was born on May 5, 1920 In Gorga Italy. She was the daughter of Attilio & Fortunata Menichelli. She immigrated to this country July 6, 1939 with her mother to join her father in Cortland. She was employed at the Cortland Line Company, Cortland Crescent Company and Smith Corona until her retirement in 1981. She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church and a member of the St. Anthony’s Altar Society. Nicolina was pre deceased by her husband Ugo in 1989. She is survived by her son; Ugo (Lidia) of Farmington Hills, Michigan, daughter; Ata of Cortland, three grandchildren; Nicole (Jamie) Tilden, twin grandsons; Christopher (Stacey) Abate and Jason Abate four great granddaughters; Josephina Tilden, Ava, Cora and Olivia Abate . A very special thank you to Maryanne McEvoy who was always there when needed and who Nicolina often referred to her as her adopted daughter. The family would also like to extend special recognition to Dr. Ruth Crepet, Denise Mironti her nurse, and Jim Cullen her physical therapist and Hospice for the exceptional care they provided to our mother. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Due to Covid 19 virus there will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers contributions in Nicolina’s memory may be made to St. Anthony’s Church. For those unable to attend Mrs. Abate’s funeral mass it can be viewed at https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/45925634 The live stream will be up at approximately 11:15 a.m. just prior to the start of mass. Condolences may also be sent to the family by visiting www.riccardifuneralhome.com Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, N.Y.
Mrs. Nicolina Menichelli Abate passed away Friday December 18, 2020 at her home. Nicolina was born on May 5, 1920 In Gorga Italy. She was the daughter of Attilio & Fortunata Menichelli. She immigrated to this country July 6, 1939 with her mother... View Obituary & Service Information
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