Kyong S. (Kim) Pagano, 80, of Niagara Falls, NY, died on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Wedgewood Healthcare Facility, Amherst, NY. Born in Nara, Japan, she was the daughter of the late Chunsu and Ky Kim.
Kyong was educated in Japan and worked in the Korean Shoe Factory in Puson, Korea. On December 29, 1965, she married Peter F. Pagano in Seoul, Korea. After moving to the United States, she became employed at the Rocky Hill Restaurant in Denver, CO. Mr. Pagano predeceased her on February 7, 2009. Kyong enjoyed gardening, both vegetables and flowers.
Kyong is survived by two brothers and two sisters and was predeceased by one brother and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was the sister-in-law of Laura (late Herbert) Herman of Niagara Falls, NY; Antoinette (late Ben) DiBella of Angola, NY; Charles Pagano, James (Carol) Pagano, John (late Nora) Pagano and Salvatore (Patricia) Pagano, all of Niagara Falls, NY. She was also predeceased by two brothers-in-law, Anthony (late Ann) Pagano and Joseph (Patricia) Pagano.
Visitation will be on Sunday from 4-8 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, June 24th, at 10 AM in St. Vincent de Paul at St. Leo's Church, 2748 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, with Rev. Robert Hughson officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. Memorials can be made to Camp Good Days and Special Times, 6430 Transit Road, Suite 200, Depew, NY 14063.
Visit www.mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online guest register.