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Michael James Alteri

Michael James Alteri

1958 - 2015

Michael James Alteri, 57, Spring Street, Adams, NY, passed away November 13, 2015, at the Samaritan Medical Center.

Mike was born October 11, 1958, in Syracuse, a son of Rocco and Mary Alteri. He graduated from Watertown High School. Mike was employed with the NY Air Brake Co., Gordon’s Furniture Store, Alteri’s Bakery and Mr. Rick’s Bakery. He enjoyed furniture restoration and reupholstering in his spare time. He made friends where ever he went, always had a joke to tell and made people laugh. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

Surviving are a fiancé; Nanette Pullus, Adams, two children; Patrick Alteri, California, Shannon Bannis, Watertown, two grandchildren; Robert and NaLeah, a sister; Roxanne Avery, Florida, Aunts; Mary A. Alteri, Jane A. Alteri, cousins, nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

There will be no calling hours a private graveside service will be held by the family. Arrangements are with the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com. Contributions may be made to the Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired of Jefferson County or to support.stroke.org for stroke research.


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Condolences left by other guests:

I am so sorry to hear of this news. He was an amazing man. I loved him to pieces. You will forever be missed and always be in my heart. Im sorry Shannon and Patrick, so sorry.

By Chanel on 05 11, 2016


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Shannon, I just want you to know I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you always. Love and hugs to you and Dave, Rob and NaLeah.

By Karri Moore-Schuck on 11 21, 2015


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I don’t think I’ve Ever saw you without that big smile on your face, a joke to say or a big laugh coming from your gut. You will be Truly missed by myself and so many. Heaven will be a little lighter and much more joyous with you there. I’m glad I knew you, you made mine n many other lives brighter. Gods speed my Friend.

By Julie Beckstead on 11 20, 2015


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I am deeply saddened by the passing of Mike.  Mike has brought so much love and joy to my sister Nanette’s life and for that alone he has and will always hold a very special place in my heart.  Mike and Nanette share a very special love and the only way to describe it is that they are truly soul mates.  Thinking of Mike now I can see his amazing smile and I remember how he shared his joy for life with everyone he knew.  His sense of humor brought smiles to everyone he met and his presence was welcoming to so many as he brightened their days with laughter.  What a blessing it is to know that those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day.

By Eileen Adderley on 11 18, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

  I miss you so much already Mikey….  You were such a fun loving person and made friends so easily, and would give your shirt off your back to anyone that needed it..  I NEVER wanna say “goodbye” so I’ll just say “See You Later” My Friend !!!

By Nancy McGregor on 11 18, 2015


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Mike and I grew up together and went to St. Anthonys Schooltogether. He ALWAYS had a smile on his face and a funny story to tell.
We always thought that we were “cousins”, because his Aunt mary and uncle Pete were also my aunt and uncle(from my moms side).
My thought and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.
Heaven just received another Angel.

By Tina Foti on 11 18, 2015


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Sorry for the loss of your brother.  Hope your remembrance of the good times will give you strength in the passing days. Love ya. Rosie

By Rose Gamba on 11 18, 2015


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Roxanne and family, Of course there are no words to say that will make losing your brother, father, fiance, friend easier to bear.  Mike can now rest in peace, keeping you all in my prayers.  I am so sorry for your loss.

By Maureen DeRosia on 11 17, 2015


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Dear Roxanne and Family,

We were so sorry to hear of Mike’s passing.  We had a lot of fun together when we were children.  You are all in our thoughts and prayers.  May your broken heart be filled with loving memories of him.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

By Matt and Judy Smith on 11 17, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

My prayers and thoughts going out to the Alteri family today. To his fiancé  Nanette and their children,please know Mike will always be watching you. So sorry again ,Mike remains in my prayers

By Roberta (Hallsworth ) LaVancha on 11 17, 2015


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My prayers go out to the family. Mike was a good man and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

By Benjamin Howard on 11 17, 2015


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So sorry to hear of mikes passing he was a great friend always laughing mike was a lot of fun sureley will be missed   RIP MIKE

By Brenda Pacella on 11 17, 2015


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Roxanne:

I was saddened to hear about Mike’s passing. May the many wonderful memories that you have of your brother, help you and your family through this sad time.

By Pattie Schreck on 11 17, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

I want to tell you how much I enjoyed your father throughout his life.  We grew up together, being that our parents were the best of friends.  Mike always made me laugh, as did your grandparents!  Remember all of it.  Thinking of you.

By Lisa Renzi on 11 17, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

Shannon I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You have had so much heartache and pain to deal with this past year or so, losing the love ones you have. You are a very strong girl. Keep your faith! You and your babies are in my thoughts and prayers!! Big hugs

By Zina Soluri Ramey on 11 17, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

  I am sincerely sorry for your loss. I only really came to know Mike well, from Diane’s coffee shop in Dexter, in the past year. He was a welcome addition to the regulars and always made us smile. His humor and outgoing personality enabled him to involve himself in any conversation.
  The past few months were difficult for him with Rocco’s deteriorating health and eventual passing. Through all of his laughter, he kept us updated on his Dad.  We were very sad to hear about his stroke and were devastated to learn of his passing. It is comforting to know that he and Rocco are comfortable and with the Lord.
  God bless and keep each of you!

By Timothy Scee on 11 17, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

I am so unbelievably sorry to Mr. Alteri and his family for all they have been though lately. He is now at peace. RIP Mr. Alteri. Thinking and praying for the family.

By Kimberly Mauro on 11 17, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Mike was the kind of person you always could count on to make you laugh, always telling jokes. A truly great man will be missed by so many.

By Scott & Nikki Woodard on 11 16, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

A part of me is gone and I will never get it back. I can only hope to live the rest of my life making you proud. Always your freebird dad.

By Patrick Alteri on 11 16, 2015


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I will always remember mike making me laugh and laugh and laugh, rest in peace my friend.

By kelly maloy on 11 16, 2015


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We are so saddened and sorry to hear that Mike has passed away. He always had a smile on his face and I’m sure he will be missed a great deal. Our sincere condolences to his entire family.

By Tom & Lauraina Fiorentino Nadelen on 11 16, 2015


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Nanette & Family
So so sorry for your loss. I will always remember the great times we had going to Parish for clams at the Candle Light Inn.    Mike will be missed by so many people who loved him.

By Julie Derrigo Intschert on 11 16, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

So very sad to hear of Mike’s passing. Condolence’s to his family and friends, especially Nanette, Patrick, Shannon, and Roxanne. He will be missed by all that knew him. Sending prayers.

Catholic prayer

Saints of God, come to Mike’s aid; Come to meet Mike, angels of the Lord.
Eternal rest give unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.

Amen

RIP Mike!

By Sheri Power and Family on 11 16, 2015


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So sorry for your lose my prays go out to the family

By Al Bryant on 11 16, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

I am so very sorry to see this.  I still remember Roxanne and Mike as little kids.I had not seen Mike in many years, but I am very sad to read of his passing.  Roxanne-my deepest condolences to you and to Mike’s family.

By Peggy Alteri on 11 16, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

I am very saddened to hear of Mike’s passing. I worked with Mike delivering meals with OFA. He always told us funny stories, cracked jokes and was always bringing us fresh bread. RIP Mike, you will be forever missed.

By Kathy Christofferson on 11 16, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

Michael delivered meals at Centennial Apts. several years ago.  It was always nice to see Michael, he had a great sense of humor and was always smiling.  He left his mark at Centennial by reupholstering a chair that graces a second floor corner.  RIP Michael.

By Lee Ann LaVanchard on 11 16, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

Daddy you were the light in my eyes , stars in my night , beat in my heart. I lost a best friend and dad when I lost you. I love you to moon and back again always and forever.

By Shannon Bannis on 11 16, 2015


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