Elvira DiIorio

Elvira A. DiIorio

1923 - 2019

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Sylvan Beach – Cortland – Ms. Elvira A. “Cookie” DiIorio, 96, of Sylvan Beach, formerly of Cortland, NY, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Oneida Healthcare Center’s Extended Care Facility. She was born on May 24, 1923 in Cortland, the daughter of the late Angelo and Angelina Diantone Scarano and she attended Cortland schools. She was married to Americo DiIorio on June 11, 1949 in Cortland. She was employed as a Telephone Operator with Bell Telephone and later with AT&T in Syracuse. She enjoyed sewing and alterations and restoring antiques. She was a model for local ad agencies and acted in several plays in the Cortland area such as, “It’s Never Too Late.” She was of the Mormon faith and was very active in the church and community. She is survived by Americo DiIorio of Auburn; one son and daughter in law, James and Tina DiIorio of Sylvan Beach and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her son, Raymond DiIorio in November of 2018. In keeping with Elvira’s wishes, there will be no public calling hours. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Ironside Funeral Home, 342 Main St. Oneida, NY. A Graveside service will be held Monday, January 6, 2020 at 1:00 PM at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cortland. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Elvira’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl. Memphis, TN 38105. You may view obituary and send a message of condolence online at www.ironsidefuneralhome.com
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