Newark-Dorothy B. Muscolino, 90, died Friday (June 7, 2013) at the DeMay Living Center. Friends and family may call from 4 to 8 p,m. on Wednesday (June 12th) at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark. Father Felix Dalimpuo will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. on Thursday (June 13th) at St. Michael Church,
South Main Street, Newark.
Memorials, in her name, may be made to either St. Michael's Church or the Alex Eligh Community Center, P.O. Box 43, Newark, New York 14513.
Mrs. Muscolino was born on June 3, 1923, in Batavia, New York, the daughter of Joseph and Mary Cicero Tiberio. She graduated from
Batavia High School and the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Buffalo. With World War II still going on, she enlisted in the US Army using her nursing skills to care for wounded soldiers as they returned to the United States. After the war, Dorothy was a nurse at the Newark Hospital on West Miller Street and moved to the new hospital on Driving Park where she worked in the emergency room for many years. For twenty five years, Mrs. Muscolino was the nurse administrator at the Newark Development Center as well as continuing to work weekends at the hospital. In her retirement, as a member of the Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Auxiliary, she was at the desk by the door of the emergency greeting, assisting and helping people anyway she could. Along with her many hours of volunteering, for 12 years she found time to substitute nurse in the Newark School District. Dorothy was a communicate of St. Michael's and a member of the August Maer Post # 285 American Legion.
She is survived by her daughter, Barbara (Anthony) Ferrera of Irondequoit; four sons, Michael (Susan) of Newark, Thomas of Newark, Charles (Lisa) of Macedon and Daniel (friend Lynda Tripi) of Newark; eight grandchildren, Korie, Michael, Marc, Nathan, Nicholas Muscolino, Alayna (Jesse) Gordon, Eugene and Gabriella Ferrera; two great-grandsons, Anthony Muscolino and Anthony Gordon; a brother Michael (Mary) Tiberio of Pheonix, Ariz.; two sister-in-law's, Clara Tiberio of Batavia and Mary Pagnattaro of Newark, several nieces and nephews.
Dorothy was predeceased by her husband of 57 years Anthony in Feb. 2005, and a brother, Anthony Tiberio.