Niagara Gazette


December 10, 2012

Phyllis A. Quarcini-Bechtel

NIAGARA FALLS — Phyllis A. (Young) Quarcini-Bechtel, 77 of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Saturday,       December 8, 2012, at her home, while under the care of Niagara Hospice. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late William and Lillian (Hall) Young.

Phyllis was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls.  She attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School. For 35 years she was employed at the former Bell Aerospace as a blue print supervisor, until her retirement in 1991. In her leisure time, Phyllis enjoyed flower gardening and ceramics.

Phyllis was predeceased by her husband, Donald Bechtel. She is survived by her children, Vincent Quarcini and John Quarcini, both of Niagara Falls, NY; step-daughter, Dawn Scott of Phoenix, AZ; and was predeceased by one son,  Anthony (Donna of FL) Malfitano and step- daughter, Tammy Bechtel. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Michael Malfitano of Florida, Scott Aston, Paul (Melissa) Quarcini, both of California; Nico and Nina Quarcini, both of Niagara Falls, NY; Joseph (Andrea) Malfitano of  Chicago, IL; Jennifer, Tabitha and Jessica Scott, all of Phoenix, AZ; three great-grandchildren, Vincent Joseph Quarcini, Bryce and Gianna Malfitano; one brother, William Young of Newfane, NY; two sisters, Betty (late Paul) Metzler, Patricia Walker, both of Olcott, NY; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was also predeceased by three sisters, Ruth Gerard, Mary (late Joseph) D'Anna, Jesse (late Nick) D'Agostino and three brothers, Robert (Jacquie of Sanborn, NY) Young, James Young and Johnny Young; and her former husband, Joseph Quarcini.

Phyllis's family wishes to especially thank her sister, Patricia Walker and niece, Doreen Cafarella for all of their love and support during this difficult time.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 3-7 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where services will follow at 7 PM, with Rev. Ronald Maines officiating. Interment will be held on Thursday, December 13th,  at 10:00 AM in Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY.  If desired, memorial donations may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094; or Niagara County SPCA, 2100 Lockport Rd., Niagara Falls, NY 14304.

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