Wynantskill- Elia J. Gori, 90 passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Samaritan Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Troy, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Panza and Mary Gully Panza.
Elia graduated from Troy High School, for many years she worked at Sacred Heart School as the lunch lady in the cafeteria, she also worked as a waitress at the Elks Club.
Elia loved spending time with her family, she was known to have the best spaghetti sauce, but most of all she will be remembered for her love of her daughters and grandchildren.
Elia is survived by her husband John Gori, her daughters Rosemary Tymeson (Jeffrey) of Wynantskill and Elia Coonan (Joseph) of Wynantskill, her grandchildren Jordan Tymeson, Nicholas Tymeson and Grace Coonan, her sister in law Roz Panza, her nephews Frank Gori (Christy) and Joseph Panza, also survived by several cousins. Elia was predeceased by her brother Joseph Panza.
The family would like to thank the staff at Van Rensselaer Manor unit B-1 for their excellent care and compassion given to Elia.
Funeral mass will be celebrated 10:30 am on Tuesday November 27, 2018 at Sacred Heart Church, 310 Spring Avenue, Troy. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Troy. Family and friends are invited and may call on Monday November 26, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Wynantskill Funeral Home 294 Whiteview Road, Wynantskill. Memorial donations in memory of Elia may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at https://www.alz.org/ or 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601
Please visit www.wynantskillfh.com