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Rita Mastronardi Sejan passed away September 30, 2021. She was born December 9, 1931 to Carmella and Vito Mastronardi. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband, John on January 9, 2021, along with her sisters Angelina (Bill) Farneti, Subella Rogers, and brothers Angelo, Frank, John, Guido, Vincent and Julio. She is survived by her children William Wardell, Maureen (Tim Gardner) Mastronardi, Colleen Goewey, and Michelle (Wally) Ireland whom she loved dearly. The light of her life were her 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers Vito and Victor (Judy) Mastronardi, her sisters-in-law Jane and Ruth Ann Mastronardi, and many nieces and nephews that she was very close to. She enjoyed being in the kitchen and cooking big Italian dinners for her family. Other loves were casinos, watching many TV shows, but the New York Mets were her favorite. Her last passion was her children's and grandchildren's furbabies and sitting on her glider watching it rain. "Till we meet again ma".
The family will hold a private funeral 10:00 am Friday at the Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home, 483 Chenango St. Binghamton, followed by entombment in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. The family will hold a celebration of her life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution in her name to any charity benefiting children.
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