Jane Koziol-Vivenzio went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. Jane was born on Aug. 25, 1922 and lived her entire life in Auburn.
Jane was predeceased by her beloved husband, Rocco F., and her daughter, Linda Vivenzio-Amoia. Jane was happily married to Rocco for 57 years! Jane was also predeceased by her siblings, Joseph Koziol, Wanda May, Mary Meechum, Stella Peters, and Helen Skomsky.
Jane dedicated her life to her husband and children. After her children were grown she enjoyed a career at GE. In her leisure time Jane loved to travel, visiting places such as Israel, Italy, and Hawaii; Jane also loved to garden and host get-togethers with her friends and family. Jane’s favorite time was sitting down to a cup of tea to relax at the end of the day.
Jane was very proud of her Polish heritage. She was an avid baker, cooked Polish cuisine and spoke Polish. She also belonged to Polish Falcons Nest 430, receiving the “Golden Legion of Honor” award. Jane was a member of the YMCA. She was a communicant of St. Hyacinth Church, where she sang in the choir and was very involved in parish activities. Jane was a strong woman of faith.
Jane is survived by her son, Edward and his wife, Carolyn; her son, Luke Rybarczyk and his wife, Kathy. Jane is also survived by her grandchildren, Chris and Janie Amoia; her niece, Carolyn Napoli; nephews, Mike and his wife, Pam Skomsky, and Paul Skomsky; along with her great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Jane will be greatly missed, she was loved by all!
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 in St. Hyacinth Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Family has requested in lieu of flowers, please consider the Matthew House, 43 Metcalf Drive, Auburn, NY 13021, in Janes’s memory.