Herkimer - Jolene Marie Massocco, 78, of Herkimer, passed away peacefully on December 10, 2021 at the Abraham House in Rome.
She was born in Frankfort on March 19, 1943, the daughter of the late Thomas "Babe" and Frances Grates Casale and she attended Frankfort schools.
Jolene is survived by one son and daughter in law, Peter and Kimberly Massocco of Herkimer; her beloved grandchildren, Bianca and Patrick Edwards of Herkimer, Michael Castellano of New York, Kaylee Massocco and her fiancé James Petucci of Herkimer and Meghan Massocco of Herkimer; one great-grandson, Zackary Edwards of Herkimer; one son in law, Tony Castellano and his wife, Donna of Mohawk; her special cousins, Barbara, Carole Jean and JoAnn and several nieces, nephews and Godchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter, Deborah Massocco Castellano on May 4, 2013; one brother, Thomas S. Casale, Jr. and one sister, Theresa Ann Casale.
Jolene's family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the Abraham House of Rome for the wonderful care they gave to Jolene.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 5-7 pm in the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, 100 Otsego St. in Ilion. She will be laid to rest in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frankfort, privately at the convenience of her family.
To leave condolences for Jolene's family, please visit www.whiter-hendrix.com
The Whiter Funeral Company was started in 1893 by H.A. Whiter and was originally located in Forestport, NY. Following a fire in Forestport, the family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home in the early 1900's.