Passed away peacefully in Rochester, NY on September 1, 2020 at the age of 94 years old. He is predeceased by his mother Mary and father Mariano, brothers Joseph & Samuel.
He is survived by his son Ernest Jr. (Chris), daughter Kathleen (Alphonse) LaDelia, Brothers William & Richard, 5 Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, cousins and friends.
Ernest proudly served his country during WWII in the US Army. He was a sergeant in motor transport from 1944-1946. After the army Ernest worked at the family owned grocery business on Main St. and Scio where he retired from. Ernest was a billiard player. He participated in several tournaments in New York State and was always a top contender at the tables. He loved to golf and was a member of the Midvale Country club. He was also a bowler and participated in many leagues.
Ernest would like to thank his entire family for all the dinners, laughs, and good times with his brother William and friend who stood by his side throughout his life.
Ernest would also like to thank the caregivers at St. Anne’s Wegmans center for all their care, support and compassion these past 4 years.
Ernest will be forever missed.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Anne’s chapel at a time to be announced at a later date due to the coronavirus. A private interment will be held at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Cancer society.