Louise M. "Mama" Borzillire, 97, of Silver Creek passed away Sunday (October 7, 2012) at TLC Lake Shore Nursing Home.
Born in Silver Creek, NY, on February 23, 1915, the daughter of the late Charles and Rosina (Amico) Scarlata.
A lifelong area resident, Louise and her husband Charles owned and operated the Borzillire Food Market on Howard Street in Silver Creek for 16 years. She made many different Italian cookies, breads, pizzas and Italian sausages. Louise was famous for her sauce and meatballs.
Louise M. Borzillire
She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Silver Creek. A life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW for over 65 years and the Silver Creek Home Bureau, in which she did arts and crafts and crocheting. She displayed many arts and crafts at the Festival of Grapes. Papa and Mama also drove their 1964 Chevy convertible in the annual Festival of Grapes Parade.
Louise was an avid bingo player, enjoyed playing cards, camping and working in the garden especially with her flowers.
Beloved mother of two daughters, Rosemarie (Philip) Cowan of Westfield, NY, and Ann Louise Dodolak of Lackawana, and a son Charles (Greta) Borzillire of Silver Creek. Grandmother of six; Theresa (Danny) Rose, Lisa (Louis) Monaco, Andrea (Shawn) Babcock, Lance (Andrea) Wells, Sean and Devon Borzillire, and seven great grandchildren; Marley Monaco, Bret Babcock, Tyler Wells, Bradley Babcock, Mia Monaco, Marissa Monaco and Madelynn Wells.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Charles A. Borzillire, six sisters; Minnie Alfonso, Margaret Horton, Helen Lalomia, Libby Caruso, Rose Botticello and Josephine Lancione, and also two brothers Charles and Frank Scarlata.
Prayers will be held Thursday October 11, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. from the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel in Silver Creek followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Silver Creek. The Family will be present Wednesday (October 10, 2012) at the funeral chapel from 4 to 8 p.m.
Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
To send condolences go to www.Holeparker.com.