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James F. Oppedisano

Posted By Hans Funeral Home On November 8, 2017 @ 10:15 am In Obituary | 18 Comments

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GUILDERLAND – James Fiore Oppedisano, 84, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family.  Mr. Oppedisano was born in Reggio Calabria, Italy.  After World War II, he immigrated to the U.S. at the age of thirteen with his mother and two brothers.  He was an Operating Engineer Local 106 and a welder.  In his youth, he played guitar in a band and performed on local radio.  His children fondly remember him playing his guitar on Saturdays and holidays.  He was an avid hunter and a member of the Western Turnpike Rod & Gun Club.  He is most remembered for being ready to lend a helping hand.  For many of his grandchildren, he was like a second father.  His family was his greatest joy.  Some of his favorite past times were spent gardening and wine making.  He also took great pride in keeping his Italian traditions alive – growing grapes, vegetables, making soppressata and sausages with his friends.

Mr. Oppedisano is survived by his beloved wife Rosina Costa Oppedisano; his children Lisa Payne, Rocco Oppedisano (Christine), Rosann Mullahey  (Kevin), Marie Gerhardt (Steve), Debbie Bango (Rich), Jeanette Kane (Brian), and James Oppedisano (Sarah); his brothers Joseph Oppedisano (Immaculata “Mackey”), and the late Angelo Oppedisano (Maria Theresa); his grandchildren Jocelyn Oppedisano, Michael and Giuliana Figliomeni, Gabriel, Nathaniel, Marigrace, and Isaiah Gerhardt, Mia Bango, Justin Fleming, Vincent Paliulis, Roman Kane, and Liam and Mira Oppedisano.

A Mass of Chrisitan Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday morning in St. Madeleine Sophie Church, 3500 Carman Road in Guilderland.  Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the church Saturday morning prior to the mass beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Entombment will be in Memory Gardens, Colonie.  The family suggests memorial contributions to The American Lung Association, 418 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hans Funeral Home, Albany.  To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.


Condolences for the family of “James F. Oppedisano”

Condolence from Greg and Cathy Farrell on November 8th, 2017 5:16 pm

Rocco, Chrissy and Jocelyn,
We are so very sorry for your loss. We hope that the loving memories you had with your Dad will comfort you and give you the strength to get through this difficult time.

Condolence from Paula Griffin on November 8th, 2017 6:36 pm

Dear Rosann and family,

So very sorry to hear of your dear father’s passing. Please know that we’re holding you in our hearts during this difficult time of transition.

Love, Paula and George Griffin

Condolence from Lynn and Chris Baker on November 8th, 2017 6:46 pm

So sorry Lisa, wishing you peace and comfort at this time. Love, Chris and Lynn

Condolence from Sharon Bruno Harvey on November 8th, 2017 7:32 pm

Sorry for your loss Lisa, Much Sympathy to All of the family.

Condolence from Cheryl and Chris Daley on November 8th, 2017 8:32 pm

We’re so sorry for your loss. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. May your father rest in peace.

Condolence from David Simonian on November 9th, 2017 4:37 am

I know it will be very busy Saturday and we won’t have time to tell all of you how sad we are to hear of Jim’s passing. Jim was one of the last real individuals who made you want to be around him. He was always there to provide a helping hand. Although sad right now you should take comfort in the fact that you have been fortunate to have had such wonderful times together. Remember memories don’t die.

With love
Bonnie & Dave Simonian

Condolence from Rosemary Albanese on November 9th, 2017 10:33 am

Dear Rosetta and Family,

I am so very sorry for your tremendous loss and for all the pain that you are going through right now. I know that there are many people feeling as sad as I do at his passing, because we feel the loss of a dearly-loved friend in Compare Jimmy. I know he will remain with all of us, in our hearts and the many fond memories we carry with us.

His presence will be so missed, the earth has lost a true gentleman and I feel honored to have known him.

In Deepest Sympathy,
Rosetta Albanese

Condolence from Carole and Mike DePaulo on November 9th, 2017 4:46 pm

Rosina, Sorry for your loss you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from CHARLES SEMOWICH on November 10th, 2017 7:43 am

Dear Debbie and family: I am so sorry for your loss. I do not believe that anyone who has lived is ever truly gone. He will remain in some way and be part of the world.

Condolence from Todd Hoffman on November 10th, 2017 10:07 am

Rosette on behalf of myself, my wife Barbara and my dad, Muddy, we offer our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers to you and your family. As a family patriarch he was someone who in our all too infrequent interactions was not only approachable and affable but a person deserving of respect. Simply put, my memories of him are as a good man. May you find comfort and peace in your memories during these difficult days.

Todd Hoffman

Condolence from Barbara McHugh on November 10th, 2017 10:23 am

We are so very sorry for your loss and although we cannot be there to share your pain, please accept our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers.
Barb & Tom McHugh

Condolence from Linda Serdy on November 10th, 2017 12:07 pm

Dearest Marie, Steve and Family,

Eddie and I are so very sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad/Grandpa. We will be praying for you and your family this Saturday as you go through this sad time. May you find comfort in knowing our Lord has your Dad cradled in his arms.

Love,

Linda and Ed Serdy

Condolence from Todd Hoffman on November 10th, 2017 12:16 pm

Rosette on behalf of myself, my wife Barbara and my dad, Muddy, we offer our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers to you and your family. As a family patriarch, Jimmy was someone who in our all too infrequent interactions was not only approachable and affable but a person deserving of respect. Simply put, my memories of him are as a good man. May you find comfort and peace in your memories during these difficult days.

Todd Hoffman

Condolence from Jeanne and John whalen on November 10th, 2017 2:47 pm

Jeanne and I want to express our deepest sympathies for the loss of your father

Condolence from Sheila and Fred Coger on November 10th, 2017 6:17 pm

So sorry, may God be with you, Steve and your family.

Condolence from Tracy Muscatello- Crowley on November 11th, 2017 6:04 am

My heart goes out to you and your family Lisa xoxo

Condolence from Rosa Sansalone on November 11th, 2017 11:29 am

Praying for peace and strength for you all at this time. Our deepest sympathies .
The Sansalone Family

Condolence from Betsy and Joe on November 14th, 2017 10:02 am

Dear Marie, Steve, children and extended family.
Joe and I were sad to hear about the passing of your Dad. Our prayers and thoughts are with you as you grieve your loss, we encourage you to celebrate his life and tell the stories that will help you heal the wounds of sorrow.

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