Cheryl C. (Biondolillo) Chiappone, 62, of Watertown
Cheryl C. (Biondolillo) Chiappone, 62, Jewell Drive, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013 at the home of her son and daughter-in-law Jason and Carolyn Pitkin, Adams Center, under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.
Cheryl was born December 29, 1950, in Watertown, a daughter of Dominic “Minnie” and Henrietta Bocciolatt Biondolillo. She graduated from Watertown High School. Her marriages to Randolph Pitkin and Steven Chiappone ended in divorce.
Cheryl was employed at Mercy of Northern New York and Samaritan Medical Center; she was also a private healthcare provider.
She volunteered for the SPCA and the Irish Festival. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting scarves and mittens for her friends and family and playing Yahtzee with her sisters. She was very artistic throughout her life, she enjoyed dancing as a child, drawing and being creative. Cheryl was an animal lover, especially fond of her cats; Lady, Joey, Bodie and Scruffy and her dog, Sofie.
Surviving are a son and daughter- in- law, Jason and Carolyn Pitkin, Adams Center; a daughter, Julie Pitkin and her companion, Peter Ritz, Watertown; two grandchildren, Samantha Pitkin, California and Aidan Downs, Watertown; three sisters and two brother- in laws, Mary Ann and Thomas Bartelson, Nancy L. Biondolillo and Janet M. and Craig Augustus, all of Watertown; three nephews, Matthew Bartelson, Sackets Harbor, Ryan Weise and Joseph Augustus, Watertown; and three nieces, Kristin and Michael Locagnato, Indiana, Amy and Christopher Rathbun and Lisa Augustus of Watertown.
Calling hours will be Monday 4-7pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A prayer service will be Tuesday at 9:15 am at the funeral home with a 10 am funeral mass at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church with Reverend Steven Murray officiating.
Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, NY 13601.
Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.
Friday, December 13, 2013, Watertown, NY
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