Family and friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, on Sunday (January 24) from 1 PM to 3 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial for Alex will be celebrated on Monday (January 25) at 10 AM at St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls with Reverend James Fennessy, Pastor, as celebrant. Burial, with military honors, will follow in St. Columbkille Cemetery, Seneca Falls. If desired, contributions may be made to St. Patrick’s Church, 25 Center St., Waterloo, NY 13165 or to Seneca Falls Fire Department, P.O. Box 184, Seneca Falls, NY 13148.
Alex was born in Seneca Falls, NY on January 18, 1925 the son of the late Alexander Sr. & Gicondo Zanello Carissimi. He was a life resident of Seneca Falls and had served in the U. S. Navy during World War II.
He was retired from the former Phillips-GTE-Sylvania Co of Seneca Falls where he was a machinist. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls. He was a member and past fire chief of the Seneca Falls Fire Department, a member of the Kirk-Casey Post #366 American Legion, Seneca Falls, a member of the Lt. Cyrus Garnsey Post #1323 V.F.W., Seneca Falls. He was a former member of the Seneca Falls Knights of Columbus, Council #222 & a former member of the Seneca Falls Elks Lodge #992. He was a member of the Quarter Century Club of Phillips-GTE-Sylvania of Seneca Falls and had served as a union steward for Phillips-GTE-Sylvania.
He is survived by:
1 daughter – Donna (Steven) Deary – Seneca Falls, NY
3 sons – John T. Carissimi – Brewster, NY
James (Brenda) Carissimi – Seneca Falls, NY
Paul Carissimi – Seneca Falls, NY
13 grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren
Several nieces and nephews
In addition to his parents, Alex was predeceased by his wife, Mary Verzillo Carissimi who died January 25, 2010, 2 sisters, Liza Lopez & Lucy Capaldi, & 4 brothers, Frank, Anthony “Chaut”, Joseph & Robert Carissimi.