October 29, 1951 ~ July 5, 2020

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY

Lorena A. Ganzini

Greece:  died on the evening of July 4, 2020 of cancer at the age of 68.

Beloved daughter of Pierina Vit and Americo Ganzini (deceased); dearest sister to Rita Ganzini-Falzone (Anthony, deceased); and devoted aunt to Sonia (Marcel), Sergio (Jenna) and Fabio Falzone. Treasured friend to many.

A graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School and Nazareth College (B.A. in History), Lorena will always be remembered for her quick wit and keen sense of humor.  She had a lifelong curiosity and passion for learning. Her sense of adventure and appreciation of history led her on many travels and she passed on her love of music through teaching others. She was a woman of steadfast faith.

Funeral Services and burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery will be private.  Contributions may be made in memory of Lorena to: CURE Childhood Cancer Association, Inc. 200 Westfall Rd., Rochester NY, 14620-4636, or Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra 255 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14604 in her memory.

For more information or to sign Lorena’s online guestbook, please visit Meesonfamily.com.

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Lorena Ganzini 's name.

CURE Childhood Cancer Association, Inc

200 Westfall Rd, Rochester, NY 14620

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

255 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604

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  1. Pierina and family, we are sadden to hear Lorena leaving us. You are in our thoughts and prayers. She was sweet and kind person.
    Giancarlo Glavich and
    Luisa Valle

  2. Piarina e Rita: Con molti dispiacere per questa tragite notizia. Ti mando molte preghiere per la Lorena e forza per voi due.

    Tua amica di molti anni,

  3. Carissima zia Pierina con Rita, Sonia e Marcel, Sergio e Jenna, Fabio, Vi siamo vicini con la preghiera e Vi abbracciamo in questo doloroso momento per l`immatura scomparsa della cara LORENA. Ora avete un altro angelo speciale che Vi protegge e Vi sostiene; la Sua forza entri in Voi e noi tutti e ci resti vivo il ricordo dei bei tempi trascorsi insieme in Italia e negli USA.
    Un bacio ed un abbraccio a tutti con il rimpianto di non poter essere presenti fisicamente da Voi.
    zii Beppino, Aveliana, Benito e Lidia, Marilena, Mirella e i cugini tutti

    Sedegliano – Italia

  4. Dear Pierina, Rita and family
    We are so very saddened on hearing about the passing of Lorena. We will never forget her, so many childhood memories of Lorena and her long chats of family history. May she RIP and may your memories of Lorena give you strength during this most difficult time
    Gianna, Richard Wyce and family

  5. Dear Pierina, Rita and Family,

    Our deepest condolences. We will forever remember the wonderful family times spents together. We will deeply miss our family historian. We are with you in spirit during this time we are unable to be with you. May Lorena now be at peace with her Lord.

    Death takes the body.
    God takes the soul.
    Our minds hold the memories.
    Our heart keeps the love.

    Doris, Bill and Family

  6. Sonia and Family, Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. God Bless.

  7. Dear Pierina and Rita,

    My deepest sympathy in the passing of Lorena. My memories are of Lorena being a warm loving person May she Rest In Peace

    Carol Glavich

  8. I have known Lorena since we attended St Michael’s school. I have known her family for years. Lorena was soft spoken and a gentle lady. We always laughed at something when we were together. May she Rest In Peace. My thoughts and prayers go out to her mother and sister

  9. Mrs. Ganzani, I worked with Lorena at Golisano’s childrens hospital at Strong. She was a
    wonderful person, and loved her family very, very much. I can not express how deeply I am sadden by your loss. Peace be with you and your family.

  10. Lorena was such a kind hearted person and I am so sorry to hear of her passing. I only wish she had shared with us her journey so we could have supported her more. We at C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association are so honored to be in her memorial. She was always such a big supporter of our organization and she will be greatly missed.

    We can’t possibly say enough kind words about Lorena.
    Always thinking of someone else, always understanding and
    efficient. How lucky we were to be her friend, and to work with her all the years. You have are sincere condolences,
    Gene and Roslyn Nardi

  12. Lorena was a person with such a kind, warm heart. I worked with her for many years and truly enjoyed her sense of humor. My hope is that she is resting in peace and her family is able to draw comfort from this.

  13. It has been a blessing to have such a good and understanding friend to share many events and times with for over 35 years. Heartfelt condolences to Pierina and Rita and the rest of the family from Rosemary Newhart. You will be in my prayers. Also condolences from my sons Thomas, Michael and Daniel Newhart. Lorena will be missed by all.

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