Our Obituaries

John Gagliano

August 21, 1948 - November 25, 2017

John Michael Gagliano, age 69, left us here on earth to join his father, family and friends in Heaven on November 25, 2017. Born in Brooklyn, NY, the son of Mary Yolanda (Chillemi) Gagliano and the late John M. Gagliano, he happily resided in the neighborhood of Gravesend his entire life. John was a handy man who would drop whatever he was doing to help family and friends with any project. He was...
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Pasquale Serrone

September 27, 1923 - November 23, 2017

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Vito N. Marrano

January 21, 1926 - November 22, 2017

MARRANO, Vito N. on November 22, 2017. Beloved husband of Gloria. Loving father of Dominic and Peter Marrano. Dear grandfather. Reposing Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 2-5 & 7-9 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Monday, 9;45 am at Sts. Simon & Jude Roman Catholic Church. Interment to follow, with Army military...
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Joseph John Weinmeier

July 27, 1955 - November 21, 2017

WEINMEIER, Joseph John on November 21, 2017. Loving father of Raymond, Mark, Joseph and Jennifer. Reposing Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY.
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Francesco DeMonte

February 9, 1927 - November 17, 2017

DeMONTE, Francesco on November 17, 2017. Beloved husband of Anna and the late Lucia. Loving father of Nicola, Cecilia, Domenick and Giovanni. Dear grandfather of Michael, Lisa, Frank, Lucia, Cristina and Maneula. Great-grandfather of Sophia, Micah, Emma and Nathan. Reposing Monday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6 Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be...
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Sarina Gossett

August 4, 1941 - November 9, 2017

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Carol De Lauro

August 9, 1948 - November 9, 2017

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Marie Boccasino-Gamba

November 4, 1939 - November 7, 2017

Marie Boccasino-Gamba (nee De Siano) on November 7, 2017. Beloved wife of Joseph Gamba. Loving mother and mother-in law to Dennis Boccasino and Keith & Lissette Boccasino. Dear grandmother to Andrew, Kira, Isabella, Nicholas, Kyle and Matthew. Reposing Saturday & Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 pm at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be...
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Michele Iacono

January 17, 1931 - November 3, 2017

Michele ("Mike") Iacono of Brooklyn, NY died November 3, 2017 at the age of 86.Mike is survived by his brother and sisters, Aniello Iacono, Filomena D'Abundo and Rosa Migliaccio; his daughter, Antonia and her spouse Vincent; his son Joseph and his spouse Gina and their children, Elizabeth and Melissa. He is predeceased by his spouse, Anna and his parents, Giuseppe and Colomba Iacono...
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Luigi Boccadifuoco

July 25, 1931 - November 1, 2017

Luigi Boccadifuoco, on November 1, 2017. Beloved husband of Maria (nee: Morana). Loving father & father-in-law of Mary & John Montefusco, Joanne & Thomas Cardolaccia & Roy Boccadifuoco. Dear grandfather of Eric, Brittany, Victoria, Luca & Emma. Reposing Friday 2-5 & 7-9 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th Street Brooklyn, NY. Funeral will be on...
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Anna Spadaro

May 5, 1919 - October 25, 2017

SPADARO, Anna (nee: Abamonte) on October 25, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Loving mother of Joan Spadaro and Robert Spadaro. Dear mother-in-law of Carol Spadaro. Loving grandmother and great-grandmother. Reposing Friday 2-5 & 7-9 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 W 6 Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Saturday, 9:30 am at Our Lady of Grace Roman...
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Maria Carolina Rizzi

April 15, 1915 - October 15, 2017

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Maria Castellanos

June 29, 1923 - October 14, 2017

Maria Castellanos (nee Ravelo) on October 14, 2017. Loving mother of Anthony (Josephine) and Julia (Michael). Devoted and loving grandmother of Andrew, Alexandra and Samantha. Reposing Wednesday 2-5 & 7-10 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th St. Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday morning, at Guardian Angel R.C. Church. Interment to follow on Friday at...
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Joseph Caggiano

June 16, 1942 - October 7, 2017

CAGGIANO, Joseph on October 7, 2017. Beloved husband of Clelia (nee: DiPaola) Loving father of Victor, Anthony (Kim) & Mario (Michelle). Dear grandfather of Joseph, Victoria, Valentina, Antonio & Clelia. Reposing Tuesday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, 9:45 am at Sts. Simon &...
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Anthony S. Romano

August 2, 1932 - October 5, 2017

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Clotilde DiGiallonardo

October 10, 1925 - September 25, 2017

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Clotilde DiGiallonardo

October 10, 1925 - September 25, 2017

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Barbara A. Ethridge

December 18, 1954 - September 15, 2017

ETHRIDGE, Barbara A. on September 15, 2017. Beloved wife of Tommas. Loving mother of Keith Kornienko, Lucille Pizzuto and Thomas Ethridge. Barbara was employed by Downstate Medical Center as a transportation supervisor. Reposing Tuesday, 2-4 & 7-9 at the HARMON FUNERAL HOME, 571 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Interment on Wednesday, 11:00 am in St. Peter's Cemetery, Staten Island, NY.
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Joseph Leo

January 19, 1967 - September 12, 2017

LEO, Joseph on September 12, 2017. Beloved husband of Angela (nee: Pileggi). Loving son of Robert & Anna Leo and son-in-law of Nicola & Clara Pileggi. Dear brother of Robert & Theresa Leo and Joanne Celifarco. Adoring uncle of Andrea & Anthony Sinisi, Diana Celifarco, Cassandra Leo, Peter Falcone, Robert Leo and great-uncle of Anthony Sinisi. Joseph was employed by Key Food...
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Lizzie L. Sampson

May 1, 1939 - September 7, 2017

SAMPSON, Lizzie Leona "Lee" on September 7th, 2017. Lee was born Monday, May 1st, 1939 from the late Leora and McKinley Ward in Mount Olive, North Carolina. Lizzie moved to New York City in 1955 with her beloved husband, Lloyd Sampson. Together, they both raised five children: Arnold, Ronald, Linda, Marlene and Bernie. After retiring from the healthcare industry, "Lee" enjoyed...
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Qiana Dantone

January 3, 1985 - September 7, 2017

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Richard M. Russo

October 31, 1933 - September 5, 2017

Richaed M. Russo, on September 5, 2017. Beloved husband of Vivian (nee: Stefanelli). Loving father of Steven, Robert & Mark. Devoted father-in-law to Christine & Rose Marie. Dear grandfather of Jennifer. loving brother of Marion Sparaco. Reposing Friday 2-5 & 7-9 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th Street Brooklyn, N.Y. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Saturday 9:45...
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Clementina Cagman

July 12, 1930 - August 31, 2017

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Leonarda D. Angelo

September 27, 1928 - August 29, 2017

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Frank Guarnieri

October 19, 1926 - August 26, 2017

Frank Guarnieri on August 26, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Veronica (nee Chiocchio). Loving father of Maria. Reposing Monday & Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th Street Brooklyn, N.Y. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Wednesday, 10:30 am at St. Mary Mother of Jesus. Entombmet to follow in Greenwood Cemetery Brooklyn, N.Y.
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Giuseppe Palazzolo

May 5, 1929 - August 17, 2017

PALAZZOLO, Giuseppe, on August 17, 2017. Beloved husband of Santa (nee:Maltese). Loving father of Silvana, Salvatore, Fara, Margaret & Caterina. Devoted father-in-law of Rosa, Salvatore, Michael & Pietro. Dear grandfather of 13 & great-grandfather of 7. Reposing Sunday 3-9 pm at CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, N.Y.Funeral Mass to be celebrated on...
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Jean Coladonato

December 10, 1931 - August 11, 2017

Jean Coladonato, (neeTrincone: ) on August 11, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Gaetano. Loving mother & mother-in-law of Anthony & Roberta, Marianne & Joey Minuto, Gaetano & Tina & Ralph & Michelle. Dear grandmother of 8 & great-grandmother of 3. Reposing Monday & Tuesday 2-5 & 7-10 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th St. Brooklyn N.Y. Funeral...
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Pietro Sgroi

February 2, 1968 - August 11, 2017

SGROI, Pietro on August 11, 2017. Beloved husband of Ann Marie (nee: Agrusa). Loving father of Mario, Matteo and Salvatore. Reposing Sunday, 3pm-9pm at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6 Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Monday, 10:30 am at St. Mary Mother of Jesus Roman Catholic Church. Interment to follow in St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY. www...
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Arthur William Gurdineer

June 3, 1944 - August 1, 2017

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Amanda Christina Petruso

December 27, 1985 - July 17, 2017

PETRUSO, Amanda Christina on July 17, 2017. Beloved wife of Angelo. Loving mother of Abigail. Reposing Thursday and Friday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Saturday, 10:00 am at St. Christopher's Church, 130 Midland Avenue, Staten Island. Entombment to follow in the Cemetery of the Resurrection,...
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Jack Squicciarine

September 11, 1925 - July 17, 2017

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Umberto Benfante

October 22, 1927 - July 13, 2017

BENFANTE, Umberto on July 13, 2017. Beloved husband of Frances. Loving father of Joseph & Ellen Benfante, Anthony & Monica Benfante and the late Mary Saulle and Vincent Benfante. Dear grandfather of Aaron & Kathryn Benfante, Rachel Benfante, Sara & Samuel Vergata, Daniel Saulle, Jaime Saulle and Jesse Saulle. Great-grandfather of Anna Benfante, Claire Benfante, Samuel Vergata and...
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Rose Quinto

July 8, 1926 - July 12, 2017

QUINTO, Rose on July 12, 2017. Beloved mother of Nicholas, Frank and the late John. Dear grandmother of Amanda, Michael, John, Andrew, Christopher and Jonathan. Reposing Friday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6 Street, Brooklyn, NY. Prayer service in chapel 7:30 pm Friday. Private cremation. www.cusimanoandrussofuneralhome.com
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Joseph T. Salerno

August 26, 1948 - July 6, 2017

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Imelde Masini

July 6, 1939 - June 30, 2017

MASINI, Imelde (Mildred) on June 30, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Aldo. Loving mother of Joseph & John (Suzette) Masini. Adoring grandmother of Jennifer. Dear sister of Maria (Giovanni) Sozzi and the late Antonio Solari. Loving aunt of Cristina Sozzi-Garel (Mario) and great-aunt of Daniel & Lauren Garel. Reposing Saturday, 7:00-10:00 and Sunday, 2:00-5:00 & 7:00-10:00 at the...
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Gussie Nelli

September 13, 1925 - June 27, 2017

Gussie Nelli, (nee Savia) on June 27, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Carmello. Loving mother of Charles (Linda), Paul, Richie ( Laurie), Tommy (Susie) & May.Dear grandmother of 8 & great-grandmother of 4.Reposing Thursday 2-5 & 7-10 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th St., Brooklyn, N.Y.Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Friday 9:45 am at Sts Simon & Jude Church....
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Scarciotta Annette

March 1, 1924 - June 23, 2017

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Monserrate Acosta

March 28, 1946 - June 15, 2017

ACOSTA, Monserrate on June 15, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Patricia. Loving father of Martin, Philip, Lisa and Maria. Dear grandfather of John, Elizabeth, Michael, Antonio, Salvatore and Gianna. Loving companion of Irma. Reposing Monday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6 Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Tuesday, 9:45 am at Sts. Simon ...
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Vivian S. Palo

July 13, 1927 - June 14, 2017

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Angela Rizzi

November 25, 1956 - May 31, 2017

Angela Rizzi (nee:Rella) on May 31, 2017. Beloved wife of Pasquale. Loving mother of Carla Tufino & Corrado Rizzi. Devoted mother-in-law to Steven Tufino & Cristina Rizzi. Reposing Saturday & Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 pm at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY, Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Monday 9:45 am at Our Lady of Grace Church. Entombment to...
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Octavio Martinez

June 20, 1923 - May 31, 2017

Octavio Martinez on May 31, 2017.Beloved husband of the late Chalotte (nee Monticciolo) Loving father of Debra Martinez & Marietta DiBenedetto. Dear grandfather of 2 & great-grandfather of 2 & devoted brother. .Reposing Saturday 8:00 to 10:00 am at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th Street Brooklyn, N.Y. Service to follow in Greenwood Cemetery Brooklyn, N.Y.
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Rose Moutran

October 9, 1946 - May 20, 2017

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Lucy Lucente

March 29, 1948 - May 20, 2017

Lucy Lucente (nee Garbarino) On May 20,2017 Loving mother and mother-in-law to Robert & Dorothy Fiore. Devoted sister to Johanna & Edward. Reposing Tuesday 2-5 & 7-10 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th Street Brooklyn, N.Y. Prayer Service Tuesday afternoon. Private Cremation to follow on Wednesday
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Giuseppe Delfino

January 6, 1940 - May 19, 2017

DELFINO, Giuseppe of Raleigh, NC. Formerly of Brooklyn, NY. Beloved husband of Gloria. Dear father of Dominic and Carl. Reposing Wednesday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Thursday, 10:00 am at St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church. Interment to follow in St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY. www...
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James Julia

July 27, 1945 - May 12, 2017

JULIA, James on May 12, 2017. Beloved husband of Mia. Loving father and brother. Reposing Monday & Tuesday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6 Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Wednesday, 10:30 am at St. Mary Mother of Jesus Roman Catholic Church. www.cusimanoandrussofuneralhome.com
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Carmelo Puccia

November 11, 1954 - May 9, 2017

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Cesare Muscatella

August 8, 1925 - May 2, 2017

MUSCATELLA, Cesare (Caesar) on May 2, 2017. Beloved husband of Julia. Loving father of Nicholas & Cathy, Michael and John & Tina. Dear grandfather of Tanner, Ryan, Madison, Garrett, Ceasar, Ali and Seher. Reposing Saturday, 8:30 am - 10:00 am at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6 Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated Saturday, 11:00 am st Sts. Simon &...
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Concetta Zocco

February 11, 1939 - April 30, 2017

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Raffaele Mariani

October 3, 1933 - April 28, 2017

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Louis Albano

September 27, 1929 - April 26, 2017

IN LOVING MEMORY OF LOUIS “LOU” ALBANOLou passed away on April 26, 2017, at the age of 87, in the Atrium Assisted Living Center located in Red Bank, New Jersey. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Lou was the youngest of four sons . He was the child of immigrants and was very proud of his Italian heritage .Although he started his professional life as an artist, working mostly with...
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Giovanna Patalano

April 3, 1934 - April 26, 2017

PATALANO, Giovanna on April 26, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Ciro. Loving mother of Michael, Luigi, Anthony, Peter, Susan Angotti, Joseph and Concetta Policetti. Dear grandmother and great-grandmother. Reposing Friday, 3-8 pm at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6 Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Saturday, 11:30 am at St. Mary Mother of Jesus Roman Catholic...
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Vincent Cuscuna

May 27, 1931 - April 11, 2017

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Carmelo A. Favara

January 22, 1946 - April 5, 2017

Carmelo "Carmine" Anthony Favara, 71,of Morganville, NJ. passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Carmine was born on January 22, 1946 in Brooklyn, NY to Anthony and Anna Favara. He graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 1965. Carmine began his career as a pattern maker and then was employed as a postal worker. He was a decorated Army Veteran who proudly served in Korea...
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Caterina DeGuida

November 13, 1939 - March 30, 2017

DeGUIDA, Caterina (nee: Maddaloni) on March 30, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Nicola. Loving mother of Francesca, Pellegrino (Rino), Aniello and Rosa. Dear grandmother of Michael, Catherine, Rino, Paul, Nicole, Matthew and Juliete. Reposing Friday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Saturday, 9:45 am at...
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Nicola DeMasi

December 2, 1936 - March 21, 2017

Nicola DeMasi 0n March 21, 2017. Beloved husband of Marianna (nee Romania). Loving father of Lorraine & Maria. Dear grandfather of Cole & Chace. Devoted father-in-law of Frank Cambria. Reposing Sunday 2-5 & 7-10 at CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th St. Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Monday, 9:45 am at St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church. Entombment to...
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Phyllis Demarco

November 5, 1921 - March 14, 2017

Phyllis Fay DeMarco (nee DiConza) on March 14, 2017. Loving mother of Joseph DeMarco & Rosemarie Rosado. Fond mother-in-law of Ralph Rosado & Gladys Ortega- DeMarco. Devoted grandmother & great- grandmother to Jessica, James, Jacqueline, Griffin & Gavin. Reposing Thursday 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th St. Brooklyn, N.Y.. Funeral Mass to be...
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George Barry Licause

May 18, 1988 - March 12, 2017

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Giovanni Roberti

February 22, 1931 - March 12, 2017

Giovanni Roberti on March 12, 2017. Beloved husband of Rosa (nee DiSanto). Loving father of Roberta & Fabio. Reposing Thursday 2-5 & 7-10 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home 2005 West 6th St. Brooklyn, N.Y.Mass of Christian Burial at Sts Simon & Jude 9:45 am on Friday. Entombment to follow in St. Charles Cemetery Farmingdale, N.Y.
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Lydia E. Talavera

May 1, 1920 - March 2, 2017

TALAVERA, Lydia E. (nee: Toledo) on March 2, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Samuel. Loving mother of Lydia Vazquez and Marie Salmeron. Dear grandmother of Jazmin Trani and her husband David, Vanessa Vazquez-Frank and her husband, Oleg, Alexis Salmeron and his fiance, Sonia Chiu and great-grandmother of Alessandra Trani, Samuel Frank, Christain Trani and Briana Frank. Reposing Sunday and Monday,...
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Diane J. Saulia

August 29, 1959 - March 2, 2017

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Mary Cuoccio

October 15, 1923 - February 27, 2017

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Francesca Basile

March 26, 1936 - February 22, 2017

Francesca Basile (nee Cascio) on February 22, 2017 Loving mother & mother-in- law to Sebastiano & Joanne. Dear grandmotherof Geena. Devoted sister of Sebastiana. Reposing Saturday & Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 Wesr 6th St. Brooklyn, N.Y. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Monday9:45 am st Sts Simon & Jude Church. Entombment to follow in St. Marys...
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Michael Rippa

May 28, 1935 - February 22, 2017

Michael Rippa on February 22, 2017. Beloved Husband of JoAnn(nee Marsden). Loving father of Theresa Rippa-Tiedge, Michelle Hofstetter & Michael Rippa. Devoted father-in-law to Ernest Hofstetter & William Tiedge Reposing Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home 2005 West 6th St.. Brooklyn, N.Y. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Monday 10:45am at Sts. Simon & Jude Church...
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Susan Piscopo

September 15, 1945 - February 14, 2017

Susan Piscopo (nee Sciabarra) On February 14, 2017 Loving mother of Joseph, Charles & the late Stephanie. Dear grandmother of Joseph Salvatore Piscopo. Devoted mother-in-law of Deserie. Reposing Sunday & Monday 2-5 & 7-10 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 west 6th Street Brooklyn, N.Y.. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Tuesday, 9:45 am at Sts. Simon & Jude Entombment to...
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Maria Rosaria DiMaggio

November 2, 1923 - February 7, 2017

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Fiore Spagnuolo

December 14, 1925 - February 2, 2017

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Catherine Tomasulo

August 19, 1930 - February 2, 2017

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Concetta M. Gironda

June 23, 1936 - January 30, 2017

GIRONDA, Concetta M. of Brooklyn, NY on January 30th, 2017. Beloved mother of Elizabeth & James Marciano. Loving grandmother of Francine, Melissa, Kimberly and Christina. Dear great-grandmother of Lillian, James and Hailey. Funeral Mass to be celebrated 9:45 am on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the St. Simon & Jude Roman Catholic Church, Avenue T & Lake Street, Brooklyn. Entombment to...
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Grace LaGreca

May 19, 1929 - January 11, 2017

LaGRECA, Grace of Brooklyn, NY on January 11, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother of Connie and the late Bobby Bilello and Joann and Bob Fleming. Dear grandmother of Christine & Tommy Colletta, Nicole & Nick Russo, Kaitlyn Fleming and Bobby Fleming. Great-grandmother of Giuseppe Robert. Grace was a parishioner of Sts. Simon & Jude Church and enjoyed participating in...
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Steven Cicirello

March 25, 1956 - January 9, 2017

CICIRELLO, Steven on January 9, 2017. Beloved companion of Marlene Ciccone. Dear brother of Rocco. Reposing Friday, 2-4 & 7-9 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Saturday, 11:45 am at Sts. Simon & Jude Roman Catholic Church. Cremation to follow at Greenwood Crematory. www.cusimanoandrussofuneralhome.com
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Carmela Rosa

March 7, 1961 - January 9, 2017

ROSA, Carmela on January 6, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Salvatore & Geraldine (nee Alfano). Loving sister of Francesca & Nelson Deutschen, Teresa and the late Mario Asaro & Rosemarie & Frank Marino. Beloved aunt of Christopher & Cecile Deutschen, Kenneth Asaro. Aunt & godmother of Kristina Marino and great aunt & godmother of Sophia Deutschen. Reposing Thursday...
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John Termini

October 14, 1929 - January 3, 2017

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Armando Cafaro

January 3, 2017

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Victor Castel Ortiz

March 13, 1935 - January 1, 2017

Victor Castel Ortiz born on March 13, 1935, passed away on January 1, 2017, after a long battle with kidney cancer. He was 81 years old. Beloved father of 4 children: Castel, Elaine, Anthony and Sonya. Loving father in-law of John and Tony. Devoted husband of Anne (nee Rodriguez). Ex-husband of Laura and Josephine. During his illustrious NYPD career, he was a homicide and narcotics detective, and...
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Agata Agrusa

July 12, 1926 - December 28, 2016

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Joseph Mascolo

November 11, 1959 - December 15, 2016

MASCOLO, Joseph of Charles Town, WV, formerly of Brooklyn, NY on December 15, 2016. Loving father of Danielle Bocachica. Memorial Service on Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY. Prayer service on Thursday, 8:00 pm in the chapel. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery on Friday, December 23, 2016 at 11:00 am...
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Vincenza DeLuca

October 11, 1922 - December 13, 2016

Vincenza De Luca (nee Puma) on December 13, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Vincent. Loving mother & mother-in-law of Patricia, Gennaro & Vincent & Carol. Dear grandmother of Vincent & Daniel.Devoted sister of Jennie. Reposing Wednesday 2-5 & 7-10 pm at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home 2005 West 6 Street Brooklyn, N.Y. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Thursday, 9:45 am at...
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John W. Kadel

August 9, 1959 - December 8, 2016

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Rose Marie Lagana

July 11, 1936 - December 1, 2016

LAGANA, Rose Marie of Brooklyn, NY on December 1, 2016. Beloved wife of Paul Gibbons. Loving mother of Marco Lagana and step-mother of Patricia Gibbons. Dear grandmother of Gabriella Lagana and Connor Lagana. Rose Marie worked for the New York City Department of Education as a Family Assistance clerk, helping children, their parents and the teachers. Reposing Sunday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the...
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Rose Sabatino

October 30, 1923 - November 21, 2016

Rose Sabatino (nee: Montagna) on November 21, 2016 Loving mother & mother-in-law of Enrico & Ann, Ralph & Claire, Maria, Arthur & Doreen, Joseph & Kathy. Dear grandmother of Joseph Kaitlin (husband Michael), Benjamin, Christopher, (wife Elizabeth),Grant, Nicholas, Julianne, (fiance William),((pre deceased by Lianna), Gabrielle, Jessie & Arianna. Reposing Wednesday &...
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Peter Potaris

April 7, 1926 - November 18, 2016

POTARIS, Peter of Brooklyn, NY on November 18, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Perri. Loving father of Faith and Peter Venechanos and the late Robert Potaris. Dear grandfather of Robert Venechanos and Krystle Mastoras. Great-grandfather of Samuel and Nikolas Mastoras. Reposing Sunday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Liturgy to...
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Modestino Pesce

August 17, 1943 - November 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, Brooklyn, NY.
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Patsy Sgroi

February 22, 1940 - November 13, 2016

Patsy Sgroi, on November 13, 2016. Loving sister to Rosemarie, Sebastian & John. Beloved sister-in-law and aunt. Reposing Wednesday 2- 5 & 7- 10 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th St. Brooklyn, N.Y. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Thursday 9:30 am at Our Lady Grace. Interment to follow in St John Cemetery Middle Village, N.Y.
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Mario Nesci

May 18, 1936 - November 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, Brooklyn, NY.
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Rosa Fodera

June 11, 1933 - October 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, Brooklyn, NY.
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Daniel Austin Frontera

November 24, 1990 - October 31, 2016

FRONTERA, Daniel Austin on October 31, 2016. Beloved son of Glenn Frontera and Antonia Commisso. Loving brother of Connor & Nolan. Reposing Wednesday, 2-9 pm at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY. Interment will be in St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY on Thursday, departing the funeral home at 10:00 am. www.cusimanoandrussofuneralhome.com
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Santo Matarazzo

May 12, 1932 - October 26, 2016

Santo (Sal) Matarazzo. On October 26, 2016. Beloved husband of Mary (nee: Papp). Loving father of Michael (Lisa), Loren (Al), & Jennifer (Richard). Dear grandfather of Michael, Alexandra, Enrique, Juliana, Rocco, Richie & Santina. Loving brother, uncle and friend. Sal was the former proprietor of the Sal-Mar Photo Studio on Avenue U in Brooklyn and a proud and dedicated member of the...
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Ann M. Passaro

December 1, 1936 - October 22, 2016

PASSARO, Ann (nee: Nordstrom) on October 22, 2016 of Thiells, NY. Beloved mother of Christina (Anthony), Joseph and Karen (Anthony). Dear grandmother of Lauren (Craig), Bianca and AJ and great-grandmother of Julianna and Jax. Loving sister of John (Carmen) Nordstrom. Ann is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and other family members. Reposing Tuesday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO &...
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Louis F. Polemeni

December 8, 1931 - October 20, 2016

Louis F. Polemeni. on October 20, 2016 .Beloved brother and uncle. Reposing Friday 2-5 & 7-10 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home 2005 West 6th St. Brooklyn, NY Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Saturday 10:45 at Sts Simon & Jude Church. Interment to follow in St. Charles Cemetery Farmingdale, NY
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Ida Povilaitis

October 2, 1922 - October 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, Brooklyn, NY.
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Rose Noto

September 3, 1928 - October 7, 2016

Rose Noto (nee Rucireto) on October 7th, 2016. Loving mother of Lois Noto & Elizabeth Lipariti.. Dear grandmother of Frank Jr. & Dana. Reposing Tuesday 2-5 & 7-10 at Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, 2005 West 6th Street Brooklyn, N.Y. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Wednesday 10:45 at St Simon & Jude Church. Interment to follow in St John Cemetery Middle Village, N.Y.
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Anna Di Piazza

January 9, 1928 - October 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, Brooklyn, NY.
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Susan D'Alessandro

November 18, 1924 - October 5, 2016

D'Alessandro, Susan (nee: LoPiccolo) of Brooklyn, NY on October 5, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Philip. Loving mother of Nina & John Parrino and the late Philip and his wife Karen D'Alessandro. Dear grandmother of Christine & George Molloy and Marissa & Chris Casazza. Adoring great-grandmother of Jason & Vanessa Molloy. Susan is also survived by her brother Frank Lo...
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Elizabeth Di Bitetto

August 20, 1923 - October 3, 2016

DiBitetto, Elizabeth, 93 of Brooklyn, New York passed away peacefully on October 3, 2016. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband Lenny DiBitetto and is survived by her three children, Maria, Victor and Leonard, six grandchildren, Julie, Lauren, Victoria, Michael, Kathryn and Lisa and one great grandchild, Camryn. Elizabeth’s greatest joy was her family. She loved Coney Island and...
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Elizabeth .. DiBitetto

August 20, 1923 - October 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, Brooklyn, NY.
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Joanne Agnelli

July 25, 1936 - September 21, 2016

AGNELLI, Joanne (nee: Sharkey) on September 21, 2016 of Brooklyn, NY. Beloved wife of Raymond. Loving mother of Raymond, Michael and his wife Joanne and Christopher. Dear grandmother of Joanne, Michael and Alex. Loving sister-in-law of Elaine & Paul Cosenza, aunt of Margaret & Joe Shami and Maureen & Frank Sharkey. Also survived by many loving friends and extended family. Joanne...
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Laura A. DeRosa

September 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, Brooklyn, NY.
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Virginia Ciccolella

September 27, 1922 - September 19, 2016

CICCOLELLA, Virginia on September 19, 2016. Beloved wife of the late August. Loving mother of James & Evelyn Ciccolella, Raymond Ciccolella, Charles Ciccolella, Jean Cicolello and the late Louis Ciccolella. Dear grandmother of Megan & Lucas Cicolello. Reposing Thursday, 2-5 & 7-10 at the CUSIMANO & RUSSO FUNERAL HOME, 2005 West 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Mass 9:45 am Friday...
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Emanuel Maroulakis

October 1, 1942 - September 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home, Brooklyn, NY.
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Ann Paladino

July 24, 1922 - September 8, 2016

PALADINO, Annie on September 8, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Anthony. Loving mother of Rosann & David Schantz, Susan & Steven Rego, Nancy Paladino and the late Richard Paladino. Dear grandmother of Janine & Frank Defronzo and Anthony & Christina Paladino. Great-grandmother of Michael, John & Anna Bella Defronzo. Reposing Saturday, 7-9 pm and Sunday, 2-5 & 7-9 pm at the...
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