Amelia (Zazzara) Kinzie, 69, of Lafayette passed away on May 9, 2020, at Strong Memorial Hospital with her son Ryan and boyfriend George by her side, with loving family close by. She was born to the late Joseph and Lucretia (Parrotti) Zazzara and was raised in Syracuse. She graduated from Nottingham High School and worked for the phone company until her retirement.
Amelia always lived her life with care and compassion for others. She was a free spirit with a great strength of character who brought joy to all who were fortunate enough to know her. She loved to cook and bake, and everyone loved to be the recipients of her meals and treats. Amelia volunteered at the local VFW with a great sense of duty and pride. Her greatest joy, however, was her son and his family. Her three granddaughters became her daily passion. Amelia was a loving daughter, a proud mother, a doting grandmother, a special sibling, a thoughtful friend and true companion. She will be missed so much by all who knew her.