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Welcome to the memorial page for

Blaise Anthony Cotogno

June 8, 1956 ~ June 4, 2017 (age 60)

The Piano Brothers

Blaise Anthony Cotogno, 60, of Little York, passed away on Sunday June 4, 2017 under the loving care of his wife Pamela after a courageous battle with cancer.

Blaise was born June 8, 1956 in Brooklyn, a son of the late Dominick and Josephine Lospin Cotogno, Jr.

He married the former Pamela Grimsley on January 14, 1989 and move to Little York shortly thereafter. Blaise retired, after 20 years, from Cooper Tools and was then able to pursue his true passion as a part-time cook.

He had also previously worked as a longshoreman and truck driver.

He was a communicant of St Margaret's Church, Homer.

Blaise’s favorite place to be was in his kitchen entertaining friends and family and nobody ever left his table hungry. He loved his New York Mets and New York Rangers.

Surviving is his loving wife Pamela J. Cotogno; daughter, Ashley A. Proulx; son, Anthony J.  Cotogno and two grandchildren, Dominic A. Cotogno and Avary A. Proulx. Also surviving is his brother, Donald F. (Sharron) Cotogno of Homer, Alaska; which Blaise would often remark to people as an interesting fact that he and his brother both lived in communities named Homer.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church, 14 Copeland Ave. Homer, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Paul Alciati. 

Calling hours will be held at St. Margaret’s Church on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave. Homer, NY 13077.


Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Maragret's Church
14 Copeland Avenue, Homer NY 13077



 Service Information

Calling Hours
Wednesday
June 7, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
St. Margaret's Church
14 Copeland Avenue
Homer, NY 13077

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
June 8, 2017

11:00 AM


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