Theresa M. (Mussari) Biamonte Krawczyk, 81, formerly of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2012 in Surprise, AZ. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Angelo A. and Maria Costantina "Tina" (Paonessa) Mussari.
Theresa attended local schools including Niagara Falls High School. She was employed as a waitress at various local restaurants in Niagara Falls. Theresa and her husband enjoyed spending time in Arizona. She also liked playing cards with her friends and going to the Casino.
Theresa is survived by her husband, Chester "Chet" J. Krawczyk, and was predeceased by her first husband, Thomas S. Biamonte, who passed away on January 19, 1975. She is also survived by four children, Philip A. Biamonte (Will Jones) of Tolleson, AZ, Karen L. (James E.) Smith of Niagara Falls, NY, Thomas S. (April) Biamonte of Lockport, NY, Mary Kay Biamonte (late Robert) Schuman of Niagara Falls, NY; four step-children, Debbie (Dominic) Galvano of Spencerport, NY, Gail (Joe) Struzik of Youngstown, NY, Michael (Beth) Krawczyk of Albuquerque, NM and Terri (Frank) Mannarino of Niagara Falls, NY; seventeen grandchildren, Gina (Corbin) Roe, Philip J. (Erica) Biamonte, Ryan J. Smith, Jenna M. Smith, Cheyenne Booth, Dakota Booth, Angelica Biamonte, Janice (Daniel) Marcello, Cindi (Jason) Hobbes, Karen (Andrew) Moberly, Jessica (Shawn) Bailey, Kristie (Brandon) Werth, Jordan McDonough, David Krawczyk, MaKayla Krawczyk, Elizabeth Mannarino and Benjamin Mannarino; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Joseph Mussari of Niagara Falls, NY; three sisters, Phyllis Mussari, Angelina "Angie" (late Robert) Kujawa, both of Niagara Falls, NY and Jean (late Burton) Rosenberg of Lewiston, NY; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by three sisters and one brother, Rose Mussari, Louis Mussari, Anita Mussari and Mary Mussari. Theresa was the sister-in-law of Angeline (late Teddy) Krawczyk, Dorothy (John) Manfredo and Philip (Diane) Biamonte.
Visitation will be on Thursday, December 6th from 5-8 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 Friday, December 7th at 10 AM in Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 27th Street and Independence Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY, with Rev. Duane R. Klizek officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14301, Hospice of the Valley, 14066 West Waddell Road, Surprise, AZ 85379 or Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence, 5285 Lewiston Road, Lewiston, NY 14092.
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