Pelham Funeral Home

They say life is full of second chances but not when it comes to arranging funerals. It is our passion to honor and help tell the story of your loved one in the serene environment of our beautifully appointed home. We vow to provide a unique experience for both you and your loved one.

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Our Obituaries

Candida "Candy" Pesco

September 29, 1939 - July 16, 2021

Candida "Candy" Pesco of New Rochelle, NY passed away on July 16, 2021. She was 81 years old. Born in Bronx, NY to Walter and Verttie Di Diego, Candy was the eldest of four children. She was raised in the Bronx where she attended Evander Childs H.S. After graduation Candy would work in the NYC financial district and Lilian Vernon. It was during those years met her husband, Vincent Pesco. Candy...
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Gumersindo Peta Carrera

March 10, 1930 - July 14, 2021

Gumersindo Peta Carrera age 91, of New York, NY passed away July 14, 2021. He was born on March 10, 1930, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the son of Gumersindo Gustavo Carrera and Ana Constantinoff Gross. Peta was the 5th of 6 children. In his youth, Peta enjoyed playing many sports and excelled in basketball where he played at the national level for Argentina. Peta grew up wanting to be a doctor....
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Marie Judie Desir

July 11, 1983 - July 12, 2021

Marie "Judie" Desir of Yonkers, New York passed away on Monday, July 12th, 2021. She was 38 years old. Born in Brooklyn to Jean Desir and Marie Nivoze. Judie was one of 3 children. She was raised in Mount Vernon where she graduated from Mount Vernon High School in the Class of 2001. After graduating High School Judie attended Apex Technical School where she received a degree as an automotive...
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Joseph G. Jackman

July 10, 2021

Jackman, Joseph. Lucan, Co. Dublin & Woodlawn, New York "Ahh Jaysus", it's with great sorrow we share the passing of Joseph 'Joe' Jackman on July 10, 2021 in Woodlawn, New York. Joe was born in 1959 in Lucan, Co. Dublin and is survived by siblings, Ann, Margaret and Pascal. In his youth he developed a love of farming, and a passion for tractors and motorcycles. He went on to serve his...
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Mary K Colleran

July 7, 1947 - July 10, 2021

Mary K. Colleran, known to all as "Mae" passed away on July 10th 2021. She was 74 years old. Born in Arigna Co. Roscommon, Ireland to Michael and Mary Walsh, Mae was the middle of three children. Mae was raised in Arigna and attended Glen National School. She emigrated to New York in 1965 to seek a better life for herself. Mae would meet the love of her life Barney shortly after her arrival....
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Kathleen A Kulick

October 13, 1946 - July 6, 2021

Kathleen Ann Kulick of Pelham New York passed away on July 6th 2021. She was 74 years old. Born in Jamaica, Queens to Walter and Catherine Sinatra, Kathleen was the youngest of two children. She was raised in the Bronx before moving to Pelham with her family at the age of 10. Kathleen attended St Catharine's Elementary School before graduating from Pelham Memorial High in 1964 After graduating...
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Barbara Therese Murphy

October 15, 1964 - June 30, 2021

It is with tremendous sorrow that we inform you of the passing of our beloved colleague, Barbara T. Murphy, MD, MB, BAO, BCh, FRCPI. A world-renowned and award-winning nephrologist and researcher, Dr. Murphy was also a trailblazer. In 2012, she became the first female Chair of a Department of Medicine at an academic medical center in New York City and, at the time, was only the second female...
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John Francis Bracken

September 8, 1952 - June 27, 2021

John "Johnny" Bracken of Yonkers New York, formerly of Kilbeggan Co. Westmeath passed away suddenly on June 27th 2021. He was 68 years old. Born in Kilbeggan to Patrick and Nora Bracken, Johnny was the youngest of 5 children. 'Johnny attended Kilbeggan Boys National School and subsequently graduated from Tullamore College' Having graduated in 1971 Johnny would learn his trade as a carpenter at...
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Elaine Bruzzese

February 2, 1954 - June 23, 2021

Elaine Bruzzese of New Rochelle, NY passed away on June 23, 2021. She was 67 years old. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY to Maurice and Helen Schachter Zwang. Elaine was one of four children. During her 20's she met her soul mate Dominic Bruzzese. The couple met through a mutual friend and as they say the rest is history. Elaine and Dominic would marry in Brooklyn and were blessed with two...
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Ruth Wilhelmina Whyte

August 10, 1936 - June 21, 2021

Ruth Whyte of the Bronx, New York, formerly of Jamaica and London, passed away on June 21, 2021. She was 84 years old. Born in St Elizabeth, Jamaica to Charles Hendricks and Clementina Powell, Ruth was one of six children. She was raised in St. Elizabeth where she attended elementary school. After graduating elementary school, Ruth went to work at the Post Office in Jamaica while raising two...
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Richard David Wingate

September 2, 1947 - June 13, 2021

Richard David Wingate Sr. of Yonkers, New York passed away on June 13th 2021. He was 73 years old. Born in the Bronx to Albert and Alice Wingate, Richie was the eldest child. He was raised in the Bronx and attended Evander Childs High School. As a boy, Richie loved the outdoors and especially fishing on City Island and the piers at Coney Island. After graduating High School Richie went to...
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Katherine LeSane

March 3, 1948 - June 8, 2021

Katherine Fayretta Lesane - fondly called Kitty was born March 3, 1948 in Seneca, South Carolina. She was the first born to the late James and Zetherine Carson. Kitty attended Prospect Height High School. As a child she loved art. In 1964 Kitty married the late Samuel Lesane Sr. She had three children - Marcella "aka" Lisa, Samuel Jr. "aka" Popa and Angela. Understanding education was...
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Donald D Soules

January 11, 1926 - June 7, 2021

Donald D. Soules age 95, of Mount Vernon, NY passed away June 7, 2021, in Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital, New York. He was born on January 11, 1926, in Forestburg, NY, the son of David and Claribel Spry Soules. Donald married his loving wife, Rosemary, on December 10, 1964. They were married for 32 years before her passing. During His life Donald was a WWII Navy Vet, Eucharistic Minister at St...
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Joan C. Murphy

May 4, 1932 - June 4, 2021

Joan Clemens Murphy of New Rochelle, formerly of Pelham Manor, passed away on June 4th, 2021. She was 89 years old. Born in the Bronx to Frank and Susan Clemens, Joan was the middle child with two siblings. Joan was raised in Pelham Manor and graduated from Pelham Memorial High School in the class of 1949. Joan would then attend the College of New Rochelle and graduated with a bachelor's degree...
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Mercedes Valera

September 26, 1941 - June 1, 2021

On the morning of Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Mercedes Valera, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was called home at the age of 79. Mercedes was born on September 26, 1941 in the Dominican Republic to Norma and Rafael Hernandez. Mercedes was the eldest of 10, where she was more than a sister, she was a second mother to all of her siblings. Mercedes and Manuel had a beautiful love story...
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Gerald "Jerry" M Therrien

June 29, 1942 - May 24, 2021

Gerald "Jerry" Martin Therrien age 78, of South Salem, NY passed away May 24, 2021 in North Westchester Hospital, New York. He was born on June 29, 1942 in New Rochelle, NY, the son of Joseph and Bridget Therrien. Jerry was raised and lived in Pelham, NY where he attended Siwanoy elementary school and graduated from Pelham Manor High School, class of 1960. After High School, Jerry worked his...
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Anna I Tirri

June 25, 1933 - May 23, 2021

Anna Tirri died peacefully at Rosary Hill Home on May 23, 2021 just shy of her 88th birthday after a 2-month battle with late-stage bladder cancer. Anna was a resident of New Rochelle for the last several decades of her life, but she was born and raised in The Bronx, the 5th of 7 siblings, all of whom preceded her in death. She attended Walton High School, which was then an all-girl public high...
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Lucille Scheffer

May 17, 2021

Dr. Lucille Scheffer of New Rochelle, NY, entered her eternal rest on May 17, 2021 from natural causes. Lucille was born in New York City, the family's firstborn child and grandchild. Her parents, Angela and Patrick Barbieri, moved from the Bronx to New Rochelle where she attended Holy Family School, graduated from The Ursuline School, and went on to earn her degree at College of the Sacred Heart...
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Nicholas Krever

July 19, 1982 - May 17, 2021


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Acela E Nieto

August 11, 1928 - May 17, 2021


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Frank Louis Donadio

December 8, 1934 - May 16, 2021


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Juanita Santiago

March 3, 1926 - May 13, 2021

Juanita was born on March 3, 1926 in Ceiba, Puerto Rico to Fabian de Santiago Rivera and Narcisa Esquilin Arizmendez. Juanita died on May 13, 2021, at the age of 95 due to complications from COVID-19 and ageism in Dover New Jersey. God chose to bring Juanita Santiago home on Ascension Thursday and the day of the Lady of Fatima. Juanita was the 2nd child in her family to graduate from the Dr....
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Christian De Jesus Rodriguez

May 6, 1996 - May 13, 2021

Christian De Jesus Rodriguez (5/6/1996 - 5/13/2021) Always Loved… Forever Missed.. BUT, Never Forgotten… Christain Rodriguez, loving son, loving brother, and loving friend was born on May 06, 1996. Born and raised in New Rochelle, NY, Christian graduated from New Rochelle High School in 2014. Inspired by his stepfather, Rob Halagarda, He discovered he had a passion for electrical...
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Joan Gervat

April 19, 2021 - May 7, 2021

Born Joan Rosen in the Bronx, NY to Bessie Gosnoff and Maurice Rosen. Joan is survived by her son, Tom Gervat. Joan was a loving wife, teacher and mother. While her undergraduate degree was in French at Fordham University, she followed in her mom's footsteps as a teacher for the New York City school system. She taught in PS 56 in the Bronx where she met her loving husband, Fred Gervat over...
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Lawrence Benson Jones

April 1, 1952 - May 5, 2021

Lawrence Benson Jones, "Larry," was born in Joliet, Illinois, the son of Daniel Raymond Jones and Jeanne Benson. He graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder, with a degree in math and economics, and then received his MBA in finance from the University of Chicago. Larry spent much of his career working for Unilever companies, including Lever Brothers, Chesebrough-Ponds, and Elizabeth...
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Patricia Brisson

April 14, 1932 - April 29, 2021


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Thomas Peter Tobin

October 26, 1974 - April 28, 2021

Thomas Peter Tobin passed away unexpectedly of cardiac arrest caused by an undiagnosed cardiomyopathy while exercising in his house in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, NY on April 28, 2021. He was 46 years old. Peter was born on October 26, 1974 in Teaneck, New Jersey to Thomas and Helen Tobin, raised in Pelham Manor, NY, and was the youngest after Maggie and David. Peter attended Pelham schools,...
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Pamela Rose Willis

July 2, 1948 - April 27, 2021

Pamela Rose Willis of Mount Vernon New York passed away on April 27 2021 at 72 years old. Born and raised in Kingston Jamaica, Pamela was the eldest of three children. She was raised by her parents Constance Brown and Valentine Gobern. It was during her early years that she would meet Stanford Palms in Kingston, Jamaica. The couple would raise six children together. Pamela worked from home while...
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Manuel Maria Valera

May 20, 1932 - April 25, 2021

On the morning of Sunday, April 25, 2021 Manuel Maria Valera Baez, devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, was called home at the age of 88. Manuel was born on May 20, 1932 in the Dominican Republic to his parents Jose Maria Valera and Cresenia Maria Baez; he was the oldest of 5 siblings. Manuel was married to Mercedes for almost 60 years. They migrated to the...
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Charles R. Milne

January 20, 1933 - April 25, 2021

Charles (Chuck) R Milne passed away peacefully April 25, 2021 at the age of 88, leaving to mourn family and friends. Preceded in death by his cherished wife, Geraldine (Gerri) and treasured granddaughter Natalie, Chuck was the proud father of Therese (Nathan Bianco), Linda, Helen (Dave Owens), and Jessica (Mike Moertl). Chuck was also the beloved grandfather of Charlie, Cole, Dane, Rylee, and...
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Cecilia Velez

February 3, 1934 - April 23, 2021

In our most loving memory of Cecilia Velez, who went home to be with our Lord on April 23rd at the age of 87. Born on February 3rd, 1934. She was the wife of Luis Daniel Velez aka Abuelo. Growing up in the town of Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico, eventually migrating to New York City in the late 1950's. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. Cecilia was a...
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Neva Sergeant

September 21, 1928 - April 19, 2021

Meva (Neva) Daphne Sergeant, née Haye, died Monday, April 19, 2021, at home. She was 92 years old. She was the first of nine children born to Amos and Mary (Parry) Haye in Cascade in the parish of St. Mary in Jamaica, West Indies. Meva moved to Kingston at an early age to live with an aunt. She worked at Dairy Farms in addition to other jobs and later met and married Wendell Sergeant. They had...
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William "Billy" Kenneally

November 19, 1934 - April 15, 2021

William "Billy" Kenneally of Woodlawn, New York, formerly of Glenlara, Co Cork passed away on April 15th 2021. He was 86 years old. Born in Co. Cork to Nicholas and Dora Kenneally, Billy was one of 15 children. He was raised on the family farm in Glenlara where he worked long days as a child. Billy followed his older siblings to the United States to work on ranches in Oregon. After four years of...
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Eleanor Attinello

February 20, 1931 - April 15, 2021

Eleanor (Helen) Attinello, passed away on the morning of April 15, 2021. She was born on February 20, 1931 in the Bronx, N.Y., to Dominick & Maria (Scagliane) Miniaci, a few months after arriving by boat from Calabria, Italy. Helen, graduated 1948 from Christopher Columbus High School, where she met the Love of Her Life, John Joseph Attinello. They were married on April 20th, 1952 and were...
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Michael R Boccardi

June 1, 1944 - April 13, 2021

Boccardi, Michael R.- Michael Roy Boccardi, 76, died on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, NY due to sudden pulmonary illness. Michael, known by most as Mike, was born in Mt. Vernon, NY on June 1, 1944 to the late Leonard Daniel Boccardi and Rose Rita Messenger Boccardi. He attended A.B. Davis High School in Mt. Vernon and upon completion, he joined the United States Navy...
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Mary Hope O'Connell

January 4, 1931 - April 6, 2021

Mary Hope Peel O' Connell, a lifelong resident of Pelham, passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. She was a (youthful) 90 year old. Born in Manhattan to Frank and Leanora Peel, Mary was an only child. She was raised in Pelham where she attended Colonial Elementary School before graduating in the class of 1948 from Pelham Memorial High School. Mary was a go-getter and played field hockey while...
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Mul Sanchar Nandlal

November 3, 1942 - April 1, 2021


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Marie "Dolly" Letizia

April 29, 1931 - March 30, 2021

Marie Letizia (née Ciriello), fondly known as "Dolly" by those closest to her, passed away peacefully on the morning of March 30, 2021. Born in the Bronx, NY on April 29, 1931, she lived a long life surrounded by family and friends who loved her dearly. Marie married her husband John on October 11, 1959. They moved to Pelham in 1967 where they raised three children and were later blessed with...
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Debra Ann Ackerman

March 22, 1960 - March 28, 2021

On Sunday,March 28th,2021,Debra Ackerman loving Mother and Grandmother passed away at the age of 61. Debra,or Debbie as she liked to be called,was born March 22,1960 and Adopted by Stanley Ackerman and Roslyn Ackerman. She received her Master's degree in Education at Brooklyn College and was a special education teacher for 33 years. She raised her son,Scott Ackerman. Debbie was an amazing...
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Constance Whitfield

December 23, 1932 - March 24, 2021


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Maryalice Borsella

January 27, 1933 - March 24, 2021

Maryalice Borsella, a resident of Pelham for 62 years, passed away peacefully with all five children by her side on March 24, 2021. Maryalice was born in Mt. Vernon on January 27, 1933 to the late David and Mary (Woolbright) Bross. After raising her family, she worked at Salesian High School in New Rochelle, NY. She also led many fundraising events for Salesian, St. Catherine's in Pelham and...
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John Colucci

November 24, 1958 - March 23, 2021

John Anthony Colucci packed a lot into his 62 years. Born in Queens, New York, the second of Patricia and Anthony Colucci's six children, "my John" was (in the humble but unanimous opinion of his siblings Mike, Mary Beth, Jean, Nancy and Tom) Patsy's favorite. Upon graduating high school, he joined the Marines and ushered in a lifetime of selfless service to country, family, friends, clients...
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Kevin Chang

April 19, 1975 - March 21, 2021

Tribute to Kevin Anthony Chang 4/19/1975 - 3/21/2021 Kev If Kindness was a person, his name would be Kevin Anthony Chang. Kevin was born on Saturday the nineteenth of April, in the year nineteen hundred and seventy five, on the island paradise of Jamaica, in a small town called Ocho Rios. I believe that on that day and in that moment, God lent a piece of himself to us. Not just any piece,...
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John Lomurno

December 9, 1929 - March 19, 2021

John A. Lomurno of New Rochelle, New York formerly of the Bronx passed away on March 19th 2021. He was 91 years old. Born in the Bronx to Nicholas and Teresa Lomurno, John was the youngest of three children. He was raised in the Bronx where he attended PS 45 before graduating Alfred E. Smith High School. After graduating High School John went to work for a Buick Dealer as a Mechanic. He was...
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Ripalta Pinto

January 2, 1926 - March 16, 2021

Ripalta "Tina" Pinto, 95, of Pelham, NY passed away on March 16,2021. Wife of the late John N. Pinto. Sr., mother of Ann Marie LaBarbera (Samuel Pompa), Julie Pinto-Dworkin (Neil) John N .Pinto, Jr. (Kari), Joan Porcell ( Robert Streisand) and the late Regina Pinto Hartman (William). Grandmother to Lisa LaBarbera, Christopher La Barbera, Janine Porcell, Kristen Porcell, Sean Pinto and Brendan...
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Enid Segree-Hall

July 27, 1931 - March 14, 2021

Tribute to Mama. Enid Segree Hall 7/27/1931 - 3/14/2021 Enid Segree Hall, a name that rings synonymous with selflessness, virtue, resilience, and love. You only had to spend 1 minute with her to be completely enamored with her vibrant spirit, and jovial heart. To say she was a light in the dark would be an understatement. Born in the tropical paradise of Jamaica on Monday July 27, 1931,...
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Michele Casandra

September 10, 1953 - March 14, 2021

Michele Carla Casandra of Hopewell Junction, New York, formerly of Pelham, New York passed away suddenly on March14 2021. She was 67 years old. Born in Rockville Center, New York to Guido and Gudrun Vittori, she was the eldest of two children. Michele was raised with her brother Manny moving back and forth between New York and Italy but would always find herself at home in Pelham where she...
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Alberto Alicea

July 24, 1938 - March 14, 2021

Alberto Alicea of Pawling New York, formerly of Puerto Rico and the Bronx, passed away on March 14th 2021. He was 82 years old. Born in Puerto Rico to Alberto and Encarcion Alicea, Alberto was 1 of 6 children. He was raised in Puerto Rico where he worked on the family farm as a child. Alberto would move to New York in 1952 with his father and mother. He attended Morris High School until 9th grade...
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Dorothy Rock

August 19, 1927 - March 13, 2021

Dorothy "Dorrie" Rock of New Rochelle, NY passed away peacefully in her home on March 13, 2021 at the age of 93. Dorothy was born and raised in Pelham, NY. The youngest of Martin and Esther Devitt's five children, she attended St. Catherine's School and Pelham Memorial High School. Soon after graduation, she married her high school sweetheart Richard Rock at St. Catherine's Church. They lived in...
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Pedro Oswaldo Montanero

February 22, 1952 - March 13, 2021

Pedro Oswaldo Montanero Velez Falleció el 13 de marzo de 2021 a los 69 años en Manhattan, Nueva York. Es sobrevivido por su esposa: Yadira Soledispa Roque, hijos, hijos políticos, nietos, hermanos y una multitud de sobrinos, primos y demás familiares. Oswaldo fue un hombre con más vida que cabía en su cuerpo. Su espíritu fue de un joven lleno de alegría y motivación para vivir; por sus...
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Francis V. Boyle

September 28, 1929 - March 13, 2021

On Saturday, March 13, 2021 Reverend Monsignor Francis Vincent Boyle Pastor Emeritus of Blessed Sacrament Church on Staten Island passed away peacefully. He was 91 years old. Monsignor Boyle was born in Manhattan, NY to Frank and Mary Ellen (Kelly) Boyle from County Cavern, Ireland. He and his brother John (Eddy) were raised in St. Francis de Sales on the East Side of New York. Monsignor...
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Ernest Jackson Sloan

May 1, 1934 - March 11, 2021

Ernest Jackson Sloan Obituary Ernest Jackson Sloan was born on May 1, 1934 to his parents , Maud Holmes Sloan and Ernest Jackson Sloan, Sr. Ernest was born in Richmond, Virginia and also lived in North Carolina as a small child. He spent his teen years in Richmond, Virginia and New York where he graduated from High School and then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at the age of 17. Upon...
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Robert Nelson

November 11, 1942 - March 11, 2021

Robert Locke Nelson of Pelham Manor, NY entered into rest, March 11, 2021. He was 78. Robert Locke Nelson was born on November 11, 1942. His parents were Edgar and Elizabeth (Betty) Locke Nelson. Robert was born in Evanston, Illinois. He was married for 54 years to his loving wife Barbara and was a Pelham Manor resident since 1980. Robert served as a Lance Corporal in the United States...
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Colm "Gunner" Quinn

July 17, 1977 - March 10, 2021

Colm Thomas Quinn of Queens, NY passed away tragically on Wednesday March 10th, 2021. He was 43 years old. Born in Newry, Co. Down to Thomas and Mary Quinn, Colm was the eldest of six children. Colm was known from a young age as Gunner and held this nickname from childhood through to adulthood. His love of sport was evident from a young age and he enjoyed playing and watching Soccer and Gaelic...
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Sandra Daniel

November 4, 1953 - March 6, 2021

IN LOVING MEMORY OF SANDRA DANIEL also known as SD, our beloved mother, daughter, grandmother and great-grandmother, sister, friend was called home on March 6, 2021. Sandra Daniel (SD) was born in Washington, DC on Wednesday, November 4, 1953, to parents Jean and Samuel Daniel. Sandra was the youngest of two siblings at the time. Our mom Sandra was educated in the Nyack Public School system...
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Rocco DelGrosso

July 31, 1953 - March 6, 2021

Rocco Anthony DelGrosso, A life long resident of Pelham, passed away on March 6th 2021. He was 67 years old. Born in the Bronx to Rocco and Jean DelGrosso, Rocco was the eldest of four children. The family moved to Pelham when Rocco was 2 years of age. Rocco was raised on First Avenue in Pelham and attended St. Catharines Elementary School before graduating from Pelham Memorial High School in...
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Richard S Sperrazza

May 27, 1946 - March 2, 2021

Richard S. Sperrazza of New Rochelle, New York passed away on March 2, 2021. He was 74 years old. Richard was A Proud Marine Corp. Veteran who served as an Embassy Guard during his time as a Marine. Richard was a member of the VFW the Leonard H. Hawkins Post 156 on City Island, he was also an Usher at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and also a School Crossing guard in Pelham, NY. Richard...
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Betty Jean Mitchell Poinsette

December 4, 1950 - February 23, 2021

Betty Jean Mitchell Poinsette received her wings and quietly left this earth on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at the age of 70. "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life" (John 3:16). Betty's life began in Darlington County, South Carolina. Born on December 4, 1950 to the late Essie Mae and King...
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Rose Sicuranza

January 22, 1926 - February 16, 2021

Rose L. Sicuranza, 95, of Pelham, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February, 16, 2021, at Bethel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. Born on January, 22, 1926, she was the youngest of two daughters of Lucy and Savino (Sam) Marrano. She was raised in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., and graduated from A.B. Davis High School, class of 1944. On December 5, 1948, she married Joseph...
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Sarah Ellen Lynch

July 24, 2003 - February 15, 2021

Sarah Ellen Lynch never wanted to miss a party, always wanted to please, entertain and make people feel comfortable in her presence. She had the gift of the gab, could talk to anyone with her outgoing personality and calming demeanor. She pushed life to the limit and never let an obstacle get in her way. She always did so with a loving smile and a big heart! Sarah was born in Bronxville, New...
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Angelo Parisi

November 27, 1946 - February 8, 2021

Angelo Parisi, A longtime resident of Mount Vernon passed away on February 8th 2021. He was 74 years old. Born in Brooklyn, NY to Nicholas and Girolama Parisi, Angelo was one of three children. He was raised in Ozone Park where he attended local schools. After graduating High School Angelo would enlisted in the US Army in 1966. He served in Vietnam and would returned home after two years of...
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Rose Prendergast

August 28, 1944 - February 7, 2021

Rose Prendergast (nee Fox) of Yonkers NY, formerly of Co Longford Ireland passed away on February 7th 2021. She was 76 years old. Born in Ballinalee to James and Kathleen Fox, Rose was one of five children. She was raised in Ballinalee and attended the Granard Vocational Tech. As a child she worked on the family farm collecting the eggs in the morning before riding her bike to school. After...
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Eugene Caposella

May 26, 1945 - February 6, 2021

Eugene Francis Caposella of Katonah NY, formerly of Pelham, NY passed away on Saturday February 6th 2021. He was 75 years old. Born in New Rochelle to Frank and Marion Caposella, Eugene was one of 4 children. He was raised in Pelham with his siblings Marie, Lois and Carol. Eugene spent the most if his life at the Westchester Arc. He was very outgoing and sociable person. He loved the Yankees...
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Christopher Robert Montgomery

February 14, 1942 - February 4, 2021

Christopher R. Montgomery, longtime resident of Pelham, passed away on February 4 at age 78. A Vietnam Veteran, Chris can be described as a community warrior who constantly gave of himself to anyone who needed him. He served people who were less fortunate than himself. His community service extended far and wide. He was treasurer for Meals on Wheels, past president and treasurer of the Rotary...
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James Wilson Paul, Jr

February 25, 1939 - February 2, 2021

James "Jamie" Wilson Paul Jr. of Pelham, NY passed away from COVID on February 2, 2021. He was a devoted and loving husband, and father of three children. He was 81 years old. He was born on February 25, 1939 in Mount Vernon, NY to James and Frances Paul Sr. On June 6, 1964 he married the love of his life, Caroline Rodgers Paul. He received his degree of Bachelor of Science in Printing...
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Jesus Varela

October 16, 1934 - February 2, 2021

Jesus Varela, a long time Resident of Bronxville New York, passed away on February 2, 2021. He was 86 years old. Born in Aguada Puerto Rico to Pedro and Juana Varela. Jesus was was one of 4 children. Jesus was a devoted and loving husband, an adored grandfather, and a father of four children. He was well known for his sense of humor, empathy, kindness, generosity, and being a hard worker. ...
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Joseph C. Thakadiyel

May 2, 1941 - January 27, 2021

Joseph Thakadiyel (79 years), a loving husband, father of two, and grandfather of three, passed away in Pelham, NY on Wednesday, January 27th, 2021. Joseph was born on May 2nd, 1941 in Kottayam, India to Anna and Chacko Thakadiyel. He was an accomplished high school English teacher in Ahmedabad, India. On June 4th, 1969, he married Marykutty Chemmacheril. Being a progressive man, he encouraged...
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Norah Duffy

April 4, 1921 - January 21, 2021

Norah Duffy. What a wonderful woman. Born in Hedford, County Galway, Ireland, she moved to London where she was a nurse during the World War 2 Blitz. She moved to New York, met a man, married him, had two children, moved to Northern Ireland, had three more and came back to New York. That's a lot of resettling for one person. She was the kindest person I ever met. I'm so fortunate to have...
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Eileen O'Shea

August 29, 1932 - January 19, 2021

Eileen Ita O'Shea ( née Thrapp) of Riverdale, NY passed away on January 19, 2021. She was born on August 29, 1932 in County Longford, Ireland to William and Ellen Thrapp. She emigrated to the U.S. in 1950 at the age of 18 and settled in Brooklyn, NY. After many years living independently she married John O'Shea on April 29, 1988 and moved to Riverdale, NY. Some of her favorite hobbies...
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Terrence M. Dunn

February 20, 1957 - January 18, 2021

Terrence M. Dunn, a resident of Pelham Manor for 24 years, died unexpectedly in his sleep on Monday, January 18, 2021. He was 63 years old. Terry was born in New York City on February 20, 1957 to Frank and Eileen Dunn. He grew up in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey. He graduated from Brown University and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Terry was a well-respected lawyer and a...
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Frank M Gillick

April 10, 1959 - January 13, 2021

Frank M. Gillick, a long time resident of Pelham passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. He was 61 years old. Born in New York, NY to John and Dorothy Cunningham Gillick, Frank was one of four children. He was raised in the Bronx where he attended St. Brendan's Grammer School and Mount Saint Michael Academy High School. After graduating the Mount, Frank attended Herbert H. Lehman College...
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Nicanor Jimenez

September 12, 1942 - January 13, 2021

Nicanor Jimenez Correa (also known as "Nick" and "Nico") of New Rochelle, New York, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 78 years of age. Nicanor was born on Saturday, September 12, 1942 in Piura, Peru, son of the late Isidro Jimenez and Elena Correa de Jimenez. He is survived by his loving wife Mª Renata, his two loving daughters Jeannie and Stacy, his son-in-law Cristian, and his...
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Nigel David Mullahy

August 25, 1974 - January 12, 2021

Nigel David Mullahy, a New York resident who lived in many places, formerly of Bohola Co. Mayo, passed away on January 12th, 2021. He was 46 years old. Born in Castlebar Hospital, Co. Mayo to Thomas and Kathleen Mullahy, Nigel was one of seven children. He was raised in Bohola where he attended Bohola National School and St. Louis Convent in Kiltimagh. He quickly started training as a hair...
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George Cottrell

April 11, 1931 - January 11, 2021

George Robert Cottrell of Pelham, NY and Manahawkin, NJ passed away surrounded by his family on January 11th 2021. He was three months shy of his 90th Birthday. Born in New Rochelle, New York to Earl and Isabel Cottrell, George was one of three children. He was raised in Scarsdale where he attended Eastchester Schools before attending Pelham High School when the family moved to Pelham in the mid...
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William Paul Boyle, Jr

September 23, 1946 - January 10, 2021

William Paul Boyle Jr., known as Bill, died on January 10, 2021, in New Rochelle after a long battle with bladder cancer and Parkinson's Disease. Predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Mary Catherine, who passed this summer, Bill is survived by his children, Elizabeth Boyle Machlan of Brooklyn and her husband Will Buckingham, William Paul Boyle III, of Evanston, IL, Matthew Sheldrick Boyle, of...
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John Charles Fondrisi

September 10, 1936 - January 9, 2021

John C. Fondrisi was an architect, beloved husband to Lucille A. Fondrisi and cherished father to his only son John J. Fondrisi. He was a distinguished member of the American Institute of Architects for over fifty years. His wide-ranging work showed versatility and integrity. From a Bauhaus-inspired home to a painstakingly restored historical country estate, Mr. Fondrisi's talents showcased him...
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Paul Pallett

September 19, 1946 - January 6, 2021

Paul Pallett, beloved husband, father, brother, uncle and friend passed away on January 6th 2021. He was 74 years old. Born in New Rochelle to Frank and Marie Pallett, Paul was one of eight children. He was raised in Pelham where he attended Hutchinson Elementary School and Pelham Memorial High School. It was during elementary school, when Paul met the love of his life; Eileen Fitzpatrick with...
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Beverly Ann Massa

June 15, 1932 - January 6, 2021

On January 6, 2021, Beverly Massa passed away peacefully at age 88. Beverly was responsible for the health and nurturing of 5 of her own children, and 1 cousin. Her never ending energy, love, and caring always made the house a "home" for all. She made sure all were loved, including her deceased husband Raymond. Beverly, also had enough love in her to care for 11 different pets over her 54...
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Angelina C. Segno

March 3, 1921 - December 31, 2020

Angelina Burti Segno, 99, passed peacefully on December 31st, 2020. Beloved wife of Gennaro J Segno (deceased), loving mother of Patricia Borri (deceased), Mary Fontanello and Gene Segno Jr., devoted sister to Rosie Fiore and John Burti (both deceased), cherished grandmother of Christine, Richard, Michele, Lisa, John, Anthony and Michael, and great-grandmother to Nicholas, Stephen, Joshua, Samuel...
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Raymond Towle

April 13, 1929 - December 29, 2020

IN LOVING MEMORY OF RAYMOND EUGENE TOWLE April 13, 1929 - December 29, 2020 Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Raymond Eugene Towle, was called home to the Lord on December 29, 2020 after a valiant fight with lung disease. He was 91. Born on April 29, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Clifford & Kathryn (Wolpert) Towle, Raymond was the second of the couple's five...
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Antoinette Iemma

July 7, 1957 - December 27, 2020

Antoinette Iemma of Pelham Manor, New York, passed away on December 27th, 2020. She was 63 years old. Born in New York City to Italian immigrant parents Giovanni and Rosa Iemma, Antoinette was the youngest of three children. Antoinette was raised in the Bronx where she attended St. Benedict's Elementary School and Preston High School. After graduating Preston High in the class of 1975, Antoinette...
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Cyril Christopher Connolly

January 8, 1973 - December 26, 2020

A note from Cyril's sister Carmel Mahon in Ireland, Cyril Christopher Connolly was born on the 8th January 1973 in Clarinbridge, Co Galway. He was the youngest of nine children to Christy and Cissie Connolly. He was educated in Galway and after two years of culinary school he came to New York City. He arrived in New York on the 6th January 1995, just two days shy of his 21st birthday. He...
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Israel Soto

July 12, 1946 - December 24, 2020

Israel Soto of Bronx, New York went home to God on December 24th 2020. He was 74 years old. Born in Puerto Rico to Santos Soto and Herminia Quintana, Israel was one of 11 children. He was raised in Puerto Rico where he attended local school. Israel worked in construction in Puerto Rico and moved to New York in 1967 with his wife Luz Perez. Israel and Luz met in Puerto as childhood friends. They...
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Kevin Patrick Flannery

February 3, 1971 - December 21, 2020

Kevin Patrick Flannery of Bronx NY, passed away suddenly at his home in Woodlawn. He was 49 years old. Born in the Bronx to William and Bridget Flannery, Kevin was one of three children. He was raised in Pelham Manor where he attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Grammar School and Blessed Sacrament High School. After graduating Blessed Sacrament in 1989 Kevin attended Iona College where he studied...
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Mark Griffin

March 26, 1966 - December 17, 2020


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Milagros Alcantara

March 2, 1952 - December 13, 2020


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Louis Juden Reed, MD.

October 26, 1934 - December 11, 2020

Louis Juden Reed, MD 10/26/1934 – 12/11/2020. This obituary was written by Dr. Reeds son; Juden Justice Reed, Louis Juden Reed, MD. I introduced my father with the letters "MD" after his name because there is simply no other way to think about him. Some people might insist on their degree being emphasized as a matter of status, but for my father, the call of the medical profession was...
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Evelyn Cassone

February 11, 1936 - December 11, 2020

Evelyn Cassone died peacefully on December 11, 2020 at Montefiore Hospital in New Rochelle, New York after a brief illness. She was 84 years old. Mrs. Cassone was born on February 11, 1936 to Frank and Louise (Sileo) DiFabbio in New Rochelle. Evelyn graduated from the New Rochelle High School in 1954 and worked in various businesses as a secretary in New Rochelle. On September 8, 1962 she...
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Margaret DeLucia

September 19, 1934 - December 7, 2020

Margaret DeLucia (Margie) of Pelham Manor, New York passed away on Monday, December 7th, 2020. She was 86 years old. Born in Claverack, New York to August and Filomena Lanzetta, Margie was the youngest of two girls. Margie grew up in the Bronx alongside her sister, Jo, where Margie attended local schools. She graduated from Columbus High School making lifelong friendships. She would later meet...
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Gerard Paul Travers

July 4, 1938 - December 6, 2020

He finished his course, he fought the good fight, he kept the faith. On Sunday December 6th 2020, Fr, Gerard Paul Travers of Holy Family Church, New Rochelle, New York passed away peacefully. He was 82 years old. Born in Mount Vernon, New York to Gerard and Gladys Travers, Gerard was one of four children. Gerard attended Sacred Heart Grammar School in Mount Vernon and Cathedral Prep in...
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JoAnn DiDonato

September 23, 1928 - December 3, 2020

JoAnn Di Donato 92, of Rye Brook, New York, former longtime resident of Pelham, NY, passed away peacefully December 3rd, 2020. Born September 23, 1928, on 108th Street, NYC. She was predeceased by her devoted husband of 60 years, Anthony J. Di Donato. JoAnn was a loving mother to her four children and a supportive and dedicated wife to her husband Anthony. Her children meant everything to her...
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Richard McLeran Reische

October 25, 1935 - December 2, 2020

Richard "Dick" Reische of Wilton, CT and West Tisbury, MA passed away peacefully on Dec. 2 at the Fairfield County House hospice after beating cancer for over 14 years. He was 85. He is greatly missed by his wife of 58 years, Diana Maxwell Reische, and their two sons: Eric, (wife Sandra and grandson Daane of Aspen, CO), and Kirk, (wife Susan and grandchildren Luke and Heather of Pelham, NY). ...
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Muriel Persanis

September 11, 1930 - November 25, 2020

Muriel Persanis passed away on Wednesday November 25, 2020. She was born on September 11, 1930 in New York City to Matthew and Christine Hanrahan. Muriel is survived by her loving family, daughter Christine Persanis of Yorktown Heights, son Matthew Persanis (Claire) of Pelham NY, sisters Freida Larkin and Christine Zicchinelli, brother Matthew Hanrahan (Claire) and her brother in law, Mel...
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William H Hargett, Sr

August 13, 1946 - November 15, 2020

William Hurlbut Hargett, Sr., of Pelham, NY passed away November 15, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was 74 years old. Bill was born August 13, 1946 in Springfield, Ohio and had two sisters. He later grew up in Louisville, Kentucky and came every summer to Pelham Manor to visit his grandma, Erna Hurlbut. He loved visiting his grandma in Pelham so much because he got to play with his Lionel...
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Anne M Obergfell

December 15, 1923 - November 13, 2020


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Thomas Mulholland

September 18, 1949 - November 12, 2020

Thomas Mulholland of Bronx, NY and formerly of Co. Down Ireland passed away on November 12th, 2020. He was 71 years old. Born in Bainbridge Co. Down to William and Mary Mulholland, Thomas was one of 9 children. He was raised in Bainbridge Co. Down and attended St. Mary's school in Rathfriland Co. Down in Ireland. After graduating from secondary school Thomas worked as a carpenter. In his spare...
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Beverly Ungar

April 14, 1931 - November 10, 2020

Beverly Margolin Ungar, age 89, a longtime resident of Pelham Manor, N.Y. passed away unexpectedly on November 10, 2020 in the comfort of her home. Beverly was born April 14 1931 in The Bronx, N.Y. to the late Jack and Celia Margolin. She is survived by her older sister Rosalind Keyes of Delray Beach, Florida along with a son, grandson, great grandchildren, nieces and a nephew. Beverly is...
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Cecil Avery Taitt

April 14, 1966 - November 3, 2020

Born to Cecil Edgar Taitt and Clerin Agatha Taitt on April 4th 1966. As a young boy people who knew him always noticed how attached he was to his mom, almost inseparable. If you paid them a visit first you had to deal with the family dog Rilo who didn't like anyone regardless of family . And once Clerin greeted you Cecil would be behind her skirt peeking out shyly. One would think that he would...
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Manfred Wuttke

December 3, 1935 - November 1, 2020

Manfred Oskar Wuttke, 84 of Mt Vernon NY, passed away on Sunday November 1, 2020 at New Rochelle Hospital after a long illness. Known for his kind spirit, was loved by all who knew him. This man of faith was born in Reppersdorf, Germany on December 3, 1935. The family moved to the USA in 1954 originally in Rocky Point, Long Island. He was a long-time resident of New Rochelle prior to moving...
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