Michael R. Boccaccio, age 79, died July 7, 2019 in Highland Hospital following a courageous 5 year battle with cancer.
He was born January 23, 1940 in Albion to Joseph and Dora (DeLaura) Boccaccio and had lived in this area his entire life.
Michael was a United States Army Veteran and a member of the Jewell Buckman Post American Legion of Holley. He was a faithful attendee of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Brockport, a member of the Holley Historical Society, and the Holley Rod and Gun Club. Michael enjoyed shooting, hunting, fishing as well as reading and, was a former Mayor of the Village of Holley. As a person who was very family oriented Michael was also a very driven genealogist.
He is survived by his wife of almost 36 years Sharon, his son: Bobby (Mary) Boccaccio of Waterport, daughter: Colleen (Andrew) Young of Bergen, 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, brother-in-law: Robert Orto, Jr. of FL, sister-in-law: Jean Orto of N. Chili as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no prior calling hours.
Family and friends are invited to attend Michael’s Mass of Christian Burial, THURSDAY 11 a.m. in the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 152 Main St., Brockport, NY, 14420 followed by burial with Military Honors in Creekside Cemetery-Churchville.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.