Obituary of Wanda Romance
Wanda Agnes Romance, age 97, of Painted Post, NY passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born on November 11, 1921, the daughter of Peter and Victoria Szelgg Horodyski. She married Joseph Romance on August 17, 1940 and he predeceased her in 1996.
Wanda worked for Corning Glass Works retiring from the Fallbrook plant in 1984 after 35 years of service. Wanda was an active member of the 55 plus, Women of the Moose, Erwin Senior Citizens and St. Vincent Seniors. She also volunteered at Corning Hospital, the Patterson Inn and the Corning Museum of Glass information booth.
She loved playing cards with her friends at the senior center and taking bus trips. She loved sharing her old stories and always tried her luck at the casinos.
Wanda is survived by her daughter: Diane (Dallas) Bennett of Painted Post; daughter in law: Ruth Caslin of Bradford, NY, Patricia Romance of WV; grandchildren: Joseph Romance, Thomas (Becky) Romance, Franklin Acomb, Joshua Acomb, Jo Ann (Donald) Miller, Annette Romance, Shelley (John) Landolf, Darsay (Steven) Dolan-Ray, TN , Dana ( Jennifer) Bennett of Horseheads, NY; great grandchildren: Brooklynn Romance, Alicia (Cody) English, Jaclyn Miller, Joseph Miller, Cassandra (Daniel) Hertzler, Silsila Romance, John Charles Landolf, Amy Landolf, Angel Dolan, Bryce Bennett; 4 great-great grandchildren; close niece and nephews: Lucille and Ralph Corso, Joseph and Aurora Horodyski, along with countless more she adored.
She was predeceased by sons: Joseph P Romance on May 21, 1974, Dennis J. Romance, on May 13, 2016; sisters: Mildred Vincent, Celia Lampasone; brother: Joseph Horodyski.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to All Saints Parish, 222 Dodge Ave, Corning, NY 14830, or St. Stanislaus Rosary Society, Rosary and Alter Society, 51 Maple Street, Addison, NY 14801.
Family and friends are invited to call at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service 17 W. Pulteney Street, Corning, NY on Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 3:00pm-4:00pm with St. Stanislaus Rosary Society reciting the rosary at the conclusion of calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 155 State Street, Corning, NY 14830 on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 10:00am. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery at the convenience of the family.