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

Hermann K. Berger

February 27, 1919 - December 14, 2017

Hermann K. Berger of Pelham Manor passed away peacefully on December 14, 2017. He was born on February 27, 1919.
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Margaret Kibler

March 5, 1921 - December 13, 2017

Margaret Kibler was born on March 05, 1921 and passed away on December 13, 2017. Margaret was a resident of Mohegan Lake.
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Ralph Nanna

October 4, 1930 - December 13, 2017

Ralph Nanna, A life long resident of Mount Vernon passed away on Wednesday, December 13th 2017. He was 87 years old. Ralph was born in Casamassima Italy to Giuseppe Nanna and Marianna Acito. He was raised in Italy before immigrating to Mount Vernon in 1950. Ralph worked various jobs before returning back to his homeland in 1962 where he would meet his wife of 54 years Carmela DeTommaso. They...
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Oronzo J. Giustino

February 17, 1929 - December 11, 2017

Giustino, Oronzo J. of Bronx, NY passed away on December 12, 2017. He was born on February 17, 1929.
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Yolanda Maria Durning

December 5, 2017

YOLANDA M. DURNING formerly of Pelham Manor, NY, died peacefully on December 5, 2017. She was 79 years old. Fondly known as "Mamabird" and "Cool Breeze" by her children, Yollie to her siblings and parents, and Aunt Yollie to her dozens of nieces and nephews, Yolanda was born and raised in Middle Village, Queens where she graduated from Newtown High School. She met her husband, Philip M. Durning,...
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Brian Joseph Knapp

December 5, 2017

Knapp, Brian Joseph of New Rochelle passed away peacefully on December 05, 2017. He was born on September 17, 1956. Brian Joseph Knapp is survived by his wife, Debra Knapp, his two children, Dana DuBios (Danny) and Ryan Knapp (Cristina). A celebration of Brian's life will take place at the Pelham Funeral Home located at 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham NY on Sunday, December 10th, from 5:00 to 8:00...
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Suzanne Helene Davies

June 24, 1924 - November 28, 2017

Suzanne Helene Davies of Mount Vernon passed away peacefully on November 28, 2017. She was born on June 24, 1924.
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Anthony Senerchia, Jr.

March 11, 1971 - November 25, 2017

After a courageous, fourteen yearlong battle with ALS, Anthony Senerchia Jr. passed away on Saturday, November 25th. He was 46 years old. The third of four boys born in Mount Vernon, NY to Anthony and Rose Senerchia, Anthony was the inspiration behind the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge". Anthony was raised in Pelham, NY where he attended Prospect Hill School before graduating from Pelham Memorial High...
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Frances Russillo

September 12, 1916 - November 25, 2017

Frances Julia Trella Russillo, matriarch of the Adolph Russillo family of Pelham, NY, passed from this Earthly realm Saturday, November 25, 2017. The widow of the late Adolph V. Russillo, Frances was 101 years old at the time of her passing. Born in Richmondale, Pennsylvania September 12, 1916, Frances was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Seaman Trella. Frances was predeceased by...
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Monica Mary D'Angelo

May 24, 1944 - November 17, 2017

Monica Mary D'Angelo of Pelham, NY passed away peacefully on November 17, 2017. She was born in the Bronx on May 24, 1944, to Ellen (Hennessey) and Michael Palmentiero, who raised nine children. Monica Mary D'Angelo graduated from Monsignor Scanlan High School and Hunter College, and then later obtained her Master's Degree in education from the College of New Rochelle. Monica worked as a public...
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Joseph "Soapy" Murphy

July 19, 1978 - November 9, 2017

Joseph "Soapy" Murphy of Park Ridge, NJ formerly of Tower, Co. Cork Ireland passed away suddenly on November 9th, 2017.  He was 39 years old. Joseph was born in Co Cork on July 19th 1978 to Joseph and Anne Murphy. He attended Scoil Mhuire in Montenotte, Cork before working local jobs. He eventually started working for Stryker. It was while working in Stryker that he met the love of his life...
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Mary Dee Davis

May 7, 1931 - November 5, 2017

Mary Dee Davis of Mount Vernon, formerly of Wilmington, North Carolina, passed away on November 5, 2017, surrounded by her family, at 86 years old. Mary Dee was born in Bronxville, NY on May 7, 1931 to Robert and Dorothy Emison. She spent her early years in Bronxville and then moved to Sleepy Hollow at age ten with her sister, Anne and her parents. She attended The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry...
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Maura Harkin O'Sullivan

October 18, 1925 - November 3, 2017

Maura H. O' Sullivan of Pelham Manor, formally of Co. Carlow Ireland, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 3rd, 2017.  She was 92 years old. Maura was born in Leighlinbridge on October 18, 1925 to James and Margaret Harkin. She attended local schools in Ireland before studying to be a maternity nurse in Temple Hill, Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Upon graduation, Maura came to...
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Daquan Foster

September 13, 1995 - October 29, 2017

With out a word of warning in Tacoma, Washington PFC Daquan Foster of New Rochelle passed away suddenly on October 29th 2017. Daquan was 22 years old. He was born in the Bronx on September 13th,1995 to Joseph Foster and Dawn Whitley. The oldest of four children Daquan was a loving, loyal and smart child. He had a magnetic personality which helped him to make friends everywhere he went. Daquan was...
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Pasquale Antonio DeAngelis

October 27, 2017

Pasquale Antonio DeAngelis of Pelham Manor passed away peacefully on October 27, 2017.  He was 95 years old. Pasquale was born in Manhattan to Angelo and Rose De Angelis. He attended Benjamin Franklin High school. Upon graduation, Pasquale went to work for his cousin where he learned his trade as a plumber. It was also during that period that Pasquale would meet his future wife of 65 years Ann...
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Harry Chiamulera

June 4, 1931 - October 19, 2017

Harry Chiamulera of Pelham passed away on Thursday, October 19th 2017. He was 86 years old. Harry was born in the Bronx to John and Ida Chiamulera. He was raised in the Bronx where he attended Dewitt Clinton High School before studying History at Iona College on a scholarship for Basketball. Harry was an avid basketball player and often played with Richie Guerin from the NBA while attending Iona....
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Edward William Eiler

March 21, 1938 - October 5, 2017

Edward William Eiler passed away peacefully on October 5th. Edward was born to the late Victoria and Edward Eiler Sr. on March 21, 1938. He was raised in the Bronx and married Joan Catti Eiler and moved to Pelham in 1976 where he spent wonderful years with family and friends. His greatest pleasure was being with family whom he loved and cherished so much. He was always there to help anyone in...
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Edith Germano

August 29, 1920 - October 5, 2017

Edith Germano was born on August 29, 1920 and passed away on October 05, 2017. Edith was a resident of Pelham Manor.
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Ida Caccuri

December 15, 1931 - October 4, 2017

Caccuri, Ida from Bronxville, NY was born on December 15, 1931, passed away on October 04, 2017.
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Lester Slater

September 20, 1951 - October 3, 2017

Lester Slater was born on September 20, 2017 and passed away on October 03, 2017. Lester was a resident of New York, NY.
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Anita Lappert

April 10, 1925 - September 28, 2017

Anita Lappert was born on April 10, 1925 and passed away on September 28, 2017. Anita was a resident of Bronx, NY.
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Michael Anzilotti, M.D.

August 21, 1928 - September 23, 2017

Dr. Michael Anzilotti, of Pelham Manor, passed away September 23, 2017, at age 89. He was born in the Bronx on August 21, 1928, the son of Domenico & Elena Anzilotti. He served proudly in the US Army and later attended CCNY University before going off to the world's oldest medical school in Bologna, Italy. An opportunity he was most grateful for and able to have through his military service. ...
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Celeste McIntyre

December 31, 1925 - September 21, 2017

Celeste T. McIntyre of Pelham, NY was born on December 31, 1925 and passed away on September 21, 2017.
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Carmine LaCava

March 12, 1924 - September 14, 2017

Carmine LaCava, a purple heart recipient and a resident of New Rochelle passed away on Thursday, September 14th 2017. He was 93 years old. Carmine was born in Manhattan NY to Salvatore and Jennie LaCava. He was raised in the Bronx where he attended Samuel Gompers High School before enlisting in the army. Carmine proudly served his country. Unfortunately he was wounded on Normandy Beach during...
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Robert Velasco

January 28, 1952 - September 6, 2017

Robert Velasco, a life long resident of New Rochelle passed away suddenly on Wednesday, September 6th 2017. He was 65 years old. Robert was born in Bolivia to Pablo and Yamila Mustafa. He was raised in Santa Cruz where he attended local schools before graduating from the Military Academy. Upon graduation he emigrated to New Rochelle with his Dad. It was soon there after he met his wife Rosie and...
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John Pennington

August 24, 1936 - September 3, 2017

John Pennington was born on August 24, 1936 and passed away on September 9, 2017. John Pennington was a resident of Riverdale, NY.
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Dominick Marciano

November 7, 1933 - September 1, 2017

On September 1, 2017 of New Rochelle, NY passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side. Age 83 years. Dominick was born November 7, 1933 in Reggio Calabria, Italy to the late Pasquale and Maria (nee Cicco). He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Frances (nee Cicco). Devoted father of Pasquale (Kelly). Proud nonno of Marissa and Amanda Marciano. Dear brother of Joseph, Filomena,...
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Joan Cullen

January 30, 1929 - August 31, 2017

Joan Cullen was born on Jan. 30, 1929 and passed away on Aug. 31, 2017. Joan was a resident of New Rochelle, NY.
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Robert Bleidner

June 15, 1921 - August 22, 2017

Robert J. Bleidner, a life long City Island resident passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 22nd. He was 96 years old. Robert was born in the Bronx to Walter & Violet Bleidner. He was raised in City Island with his brother, Walter and sister, Helen. Upon graduating high school, he entered the service where he proudly served his country. Shortly after return from the service Robert met Doris,...
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Simone Dumas

January 27, 1931 - August 16, 2017

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Anthony DeVino

August 13, 2017

Anthony Charles DeVino passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Lawrence Hospital. He was 71 years old. Anthony was born on April 16, 1946 in Mount Vernon to Frank and Angelina (LiBassi) DeVino. He was educated in Mount Vernon and graduated from The School of Visual Arts in New York City. He was the Senior Vice President Graphic's Director and Editor in Chief of McCall's Pattern for more...
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Kevin A Woods

June 23, 1966 - August 11, 2017

Kevin A. Woods, 51, of Pelham, New York, died Friday, August 11, 2017. An exceptionally kind and loving man, he adored and was cherished by his wife, Meg, and his sons, Jack and Gavin, as well as his extended family: mother- and father-in-law Pat and Bill Langley, sister- and brother-in-law Pam and Owen Carragher, nephews Ryan and Will Carragher and niece Megan Carragher. Born in Paisley,...
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Jorge Laureano

November 23, 1960 - July 31, 2017

Jorge Laureano of Mt. Vernon, passed away unexpectedly on July 31, 2017 while traveling over seas with 18 of his closest family and friends. He was 56. Jorge was born in the Bronx, NY on November 23, 1960 to David Laureano & Luz Marrero. Jorge graduated from SUNY Maritime College in 1983 earning a Bachelor's degree in Nuclear Engineering. He went on to work for Crowley Maritime in Louisiana. ...
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Elaine Diana Kennedy

March 2, 1931 - July 30, 2017

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Billy Joe Sierra

September 25, 1991 - July 25, 2017

Billy Joe Sierra of Manatí, Puerto Rico and later of Pelham died tragically on Tuesday July 25th. He was 25 years old. Billy was born to Luis Sierra and Lisa Loubriel. He attended Manuel Elzaburo High School in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Billy's loyal and sweet personality helped him make friends very quickly. He was looked up to by his school piers as an energetic guy and a mediator of any...
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Tonima Chatterji

January 20, 1952 - July 25, 2017

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Carol Teresa Sarno

April 7, 1939 - July 22, 2017

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Brendan Stephenson

April 5, 1958 - July 21, 2017

Services will be held in Ireland.
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Kimberly Ann Stusse

March 9, 1967 - July 13, 2017

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Alex A. Materasso

July 25, 1927 - July 6, 2017

Alex A. Materasso, formally of the Bronx and later of Glen Oaks, NY passed away on July 6th, 2017. He was 89 years old. Alex was one of 10 children born in the Bronx to Louis and Anna (Doria) Materasso in 1927. He graduated from Evander Childs High School and enlisted in the Navy during WWII where he proudly served his country. After returning home from the war, Alex met his wife Mary...
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Daniel Thomas Sullivan

September 27, 1957 - July 3, 2017

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Vincent A. Scalisi

July 8, 1930 - June 28, 2017

Vincent Scalisi of Pelham passed away on June 28th 2017. He was 86 years old. Vincent was born in New York City to Anthony and Vincenzina Scalisi. He was raised in the Bronx. A man of many talents, and a Jack of all trades; no task was ever too big for Vincent. Vincent will be remembered as a loving and unique man like no other. Vincent is survived by his son Joseph (Kim) his daughter Mary...
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David Logan

December 18, 1937 - June 27, 2017

David Charles Logan of Pelham Manor passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 27th, after a courageous and heroic battle with cancer. He was 79 years old. Born in Manitowoc Wisconsin to Charlotte and Joseph Logan, David began singing at a young age in the local conservatories, high school musicals and church events that provided plenty of singing opportunities. David graduated in 1960 from...
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Teresa Marie Venturini

June 5, 1926 - June 26, 2017

Teresa M. Pellino Venturini of Pelham Manor new York passed away on June 26, 2017 at the age of 90. She was born in New York on July 5 1926 to Antonio and Nicoletta (Pellino). Teresa attended St. Brendan's elementary in the Bronx and later graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in the Bronx. Teresa also attended classes from Fashion Institute of Technology in NY. Teresa Married Alfred...
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Walter John Burke

February 18, 1933 - June 24, 2017

Walter John Burke a Pelham Manor, NY resident of 51 years passed away on Saturday, June 24th at 84 years of age. Born in New York City, NY to Patrick and Elizabeth Burke, Walter was one of four children. He was raised in Manhattan and attended St. Jean the Baptist grammar school before graduating St. Anne's high school. Walter proudly served his country in the US Army. After returning...
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Thomas Balzano

October 5, 1931 - June 19, 2017

Thomas Joseph Balzano a 40 year resident of Pelham, New York passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017. He was 85 years old. He was born on Mott Street in NYC to Margaret and Rocco Balzano. He had an older sister Margaret Balzano who predeceased him. He was a Sergeant in the Marines during the Korean war. He attended City College and worked for the entirety of his life as a Senior Photographer for...
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John Daniel Watts

June 17, 2017

John Daniel Watts of New Rochelle passed away June 17, 2017 at the age of 83. Born in the Bronx to John and Charlotte in 1934, he is survived by his loving wife Barbara, daughters Karen & Kathy and son David.
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Joseph Walter Beninati

August 6, 1944 - June 14, 2017

Joseph W. Beninati, of Yonkers, passed away June 14, 2017, at age 72. He was born August 6, 1944 to Angelo & Angelina Beninati. Joseph was the proprietor of Beninati Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc. He is fondly remembered as a strong, tenacious and hardworking man with a deep love of family. Father's Day was by far his favorite holiday. Joseph enjoyed trips to Long Beach Island and all vacations...
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Gloria Margaret Martellotti

November 30, 1926 - June 14, 2017

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Mario B. Callarame

October 28, 1936 - June 13, 2017

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David Devaney

June 10, 1971 - June 5, 2017

David Devaney of Glenwood Landing NY passed away on June 5th 2017. He was 45 years old. David was born in Co. Sligo Ireland to Cathal and Maureen Devaney. David was a very well known, a loved and respected member of the community both here in Long Island and also his home town of Collooney Co. Sligo where grew up. He had a great love for cars and also snow ploughing. At one stage David...
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Lydia LaCroix

May 11, 1925 - June 5, 2017

Lydia Scazzero LaCroix of Pelham, New York, passed away peacefully on Monday June 5th. She was 92 years old. Lydia was born in Brooklyn to Antonio and Julia Scazzero. She was raised in Chester Heights and graduated from Tuckahoe High School. Lydia later attended secretarial school. A caring and dedicated person, Lydia began her career as a teller for The Peoples Bank for Savings in New...
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Nicholas Steven Estatico

November 20, 1955 - May 30, 2017

Nicholas Steven Estatico passed away peacefully on May 30th 2017. He was 61 years old. Born in New Rochelle to Anthony and Anne Estatico, Nicholas was raised by his devoted parents in Pelham He will be missed by his brothers, Anthony, Lawrence, Edward, Michael and his sister Teresa. The family would like to thank the staff at Kerhonkson Cedar Ridge facility for all there care during the past 17...
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John D. Morrissey

February 19, 1929 - May 21, 2017

John Daniel (Jack) Morrissey, Sr., a retired New York advertising and marketing executive, died suddenly on Sunday, May 21, 2017. He was 88 and lived in Lakeville, CT and Pelham, NY. He is survived by his dear wife of 21 years, Carolyn (Clue) Uto Noble. He was predeceased by his first wife of 38 years, Patricia Carroll. He will be dearly missed by his beloved children and their spouses: Mary Pat...
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Amy Scarangella

August 29, 1923 - May 21, 2017

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Robert LaCava

July 14, 1938 - May 19, 2017

Robert LaCava of Pelham Manor, NY passed away on Friday, May 19th. He was 78 years of age. Born in New York City, NY to Salvatore and Jenny LaCava, Robert was one of four children. Robert was raised in the Bronx and attended Morris High School where he would later graduate. After graduation Robert apprenticed at the Golden Mirror Hair Salon in New Rochelle. His apprenticeship as a...
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Elinor Casucci

July 8, 1937 - May 17, 2017

Elinor Joan Casucci, 79, entered eternal life on Wednesday May 17, 2017 in the Hospice Inn at St. Peters Hospital Albany, NY surrounded by her loving family. Elinor was born in Bronx, NY on July 8, 1937 to the late Andrew & Angelina Shaw. She was a devoted wife to her husband Rocco of 60 years; a much loved sibling to her Sister Carol; and a devoted mother and grandmother. In spring of 1955...
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Francis Joseph Dwyer, Esq.

January 13, 1926 - May 16, 2017

Francis J. Dwyer of Pelham Manor, NY passed away on Tuesday, May 16th. He was 91 years of age. Born in New York City, NY to Patrick and Ann Dwyer, Francis was one of five children. The family moved to Queens, NY and Francis commuted to St. Francis Xavier High School in Manhattan. After graduation, Francis served in the United States Navy. Once his service to our country was complete,...
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Francia Trainor

September 12, 1945 - May 11, 2017

Francia Trainor of Tuckahoe, NY and Bucks County, PA passed away on Thursday, May 11. She was 71 years old. Born in Manhattan to John and Daisy Trainor Fran grew up along side of her brother, John. Raised in the Bronx, Fran attended Villa Maria Academy, Mother Butler High School and Mount Ida College in Newton, MA. She had a wonderful childhood helping her parents run their boatyard in City...
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Charlotte Wong

February 22, 1923 - May 10, 2017

Charlotte Oi Quon Wong passed away on May 10, 2017. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, the only daughter of Solomon and Elsie Wong.   She was educated at Roosevelt High School in Honolulu in 1941, the University of Hawaii where she received a Bachelor of Arts and Science Degree in 1946 and Columbia University School of Social Work where she received her Masters Degree in 1948.   In 1950 she...
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Alfred Anderson

February 22, 1942 - May 8, 2017

Alfred Anderson of MT. Vernon, NY, passed away on Monday, May 8th, 2017 with family by his side. He was 75 years old. Born in the Dominican Republic, Alfred would attend school there before moving to New York City as a young adult. He joined the US Army at the age of 21 and worked at various bases across the United States. For most of his adult life, Alfred was a Registered Nurse caring...
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Howard O. Basterl

June 1, 1923 - May 8, 2017

Howard Bastrel of Pelham, New York passed away on Monday, May 8th. He was 93 years old.
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George M. Onorato

October 18, 1945 - April 29, 2017

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Thomas Rubertone

November 10, 1930 - April 29, 2017

Thomas Joseph Rubertone of Galloway, New Jersey died peacefully on Saturday, April 29, 2017 with family by his side. He was 86 years old. Family was always first to Tom. He and his wife, Annette made a life for themselves and raised their three children with love. Together they enjoyed family and friends and he will be sorely missed by many. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 60...
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John Joseph Kissel

June 12, 1946 - April 27, 2017

John Joseph Kissel of Pelham, NY passed away on Thursday, April 27th. He was 70 years old. Born in the Bronx, New York, the youngest of four children to Martin and Cecilia Kissel. John attended Gomper's High School and Vocational School for Computer Science. After graduating, John would serve his country with a tour in the Army during the Vietnam Conflict. When he returned home, he began...
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Eamon Michael Ryan

April 25, 1974 - April 17, 2017

Eamon Ryan passed away Monday, April 17. A lover of life's simple pleasures – a cup of coffee, music and the boxing match on TV, Eamon was a trusted friend and companion to anyone around him. An expert chef, he could be counted on for a gourmet home cooked meal. He had a genuinely selfless and loving nature – animals and children were his best friends. Having a way with words, the craic...
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Nancy Lowell Marvel

June 22, 1931 - April 17, 2017

Nancy Lowell Marvel, 85, a long-time resident of Pelham, NY passed away April 17, 2017 at Wartburg Assisted Living. Born June 22, 1931 in Glen Ridge, NJ, Nan graduated from Glen Ridge H.S. and the Katherine Gibbs School in New York City before moving to Pelham in 1954. In addition to being a mother, wife and volunteer, Nan was an avid golfer and member of Pelham Country Club. She was also an...
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Dolores G. Fagerstrom

February 19, 1923 - April 10, 2017

Dolores Gustafson Fagerstrom, a resident of Pelham since 1953, died peacefully on April 10th surrounded by her loving family.  Born February 19, 1923 in rural Hamlin County, SD, she was the daughter of Rudolf and Ruth Gustafson. Dolores spent the first ten years of her life on a farm in McCook County, near Unityville, SD. She then moved to Brookings, SD where she attended Brookings High...
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Max Clain

February 22, 1927 - March 21, 2017

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Donald Stephen Mills

May 16, 1937 - March 19, 2017

Don Mills, 79 died unexpectedly on March 19th. He was born May 16, 1937 in Mt Vernon NY to Randall and Alice Wenzel Mills. Don was raised in Mt Vernon graduating from AB Davis High School and worked part-time at the Mt Vernon Y where he began several life-long friendships as well as his passion for youth recreation and sports. Don graduated from Ohio University in 1962 and began his career at...
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Joan Ann Giordano

August 15, 1947 - March 17, 2017

Joan Ann Giordano of Pelham, New York, who was 69 years of age, passed away on Thursday March 17th, after a courageous battle with Cancer. Joan was born in the Bronx to Salvatore and Antoinette (Nee Trappani) Indiviglia. She attended Columbus High School before attending college. During that time she met her lifelong partner and husband, Dino Giordano. They met at a social dance and later married...
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Sylvia Rhodes Harrison

March 5, 1929 - March 13, 2017

Sylvia Rhodes Harrison died peacefully on March 13, 2017, one week after celebrating her 88th birthday. Born in New Rochelle, New York to the late Mary and Philip L. Rhodes, Sylvia grew up and remained in nearby Pelham Manor for her entire life. In 1950, she met Carl Harrison, Jr. on a fortuitous blind date which led to their marriage in 1952. They spent 39 happy years together and raised...
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Pasqualina "Peggy" Massaro

June 15, 1912 - March 12, 2017

Massaro, Pasqualina (Peggy) of Pelham Manor, NY passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Peggy was the daughter of Italian immigrants, raised in the Bronx, NY. She is survived by her son, New York State Supreme Court Justice, Dominic (ret.), daughter, Maryrose, daughter-in-law, Frances, three grand daughters: Denise, Aimee, Dominique and four great-grand children. Beloved by all.
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Phyllis Zayas

April 12, 1934 - March 12, 2017

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Donna Sicuranza

March 24, 1942 - March 10, 2017

Donna Marie Sicuranza, former resident of Mt. Vernon and New Rochelle, passed away March 10, 2017 at age 74. She was born March 24, 1942 to Dominic & Felicia Russillo. After losing her mother at a young age, she was raised with the love of her father and dedicated grandparents in Pelham. Donna graduated from St. Catherine's School and Good Counsel Academy. She worked for Walker Studios and...
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Robert Blake

April 28, 1931 - March 9, 2017

Robert "Bobby" Blake, of Pelham, NY peacefully passed away at home on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at the age of 85. Bobby was born in the Bronx to Margaret and Harry Blake on April 28, 1931. Bobby served in the United States Air force from 1951 to 1954. He received the Occupation, National Defense, and Good Conduct Medals for honorable service in Germany. He was a lifetime member of the Gun...
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Edith Cosentino

May 18, 1917 - March 7, 2017

Edith Cosentino, 99, a resident of the Bronx and recently of United Hebrew of New Rochelle, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 7, 2017. She was born on May 18, 1917 to Florence and Nicholas Letterese, the second oldest of six children. A child of the Depression, she was always aware of the importance of family helping each other. An example she set for her children...
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Rose C. Corrado

February 4, 1914 - March 5, 2017

Rose Corrado, of Pelham, NY and Palm Beach Gardens, FL passed away on Sunday, March 5th. She was 103 years old. Born to Vincenzo and Marie nee Russo Capone in Mt Vernon, NY, Rose was one of eight children. Her childhood was full of life and love and it was when she was just 7 years old that she would meet Anthony Corrado, another neighborhood kid, who would one day become her husband. Rose's...
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Martin Anthony O' Reilly

August 13, 1977 - March 3, 2017

Martin O' Reilly, the kind and loyal gentleman passed away suddenly at his residence in Sunnyside, Queens on Friday March 2nd 2017. He was 39 years old. Martin was the first born of his loving parents Patrick and Anne (nee Kelly) O' Reilly. He was raised in Kingscourt Co Cavan, where he attended St. Josephs National School. He later attended Inver College in Carrickmacross, where he developed...
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Charles Henry Amann

August 30, 1934 - February 25, 2017

Charles "Chuck" H. Amann of Pelham Manor passed away peacefully on Saturday February 25th. He was 82 years old. He was born August 30, 1934 in the Bronx to Henry & Caroline Amann. He graduated from Evander Childs High School in 1952, where he met his high school sweetheart, Mary (nee Crawford), whom he'd later marry. Chuck proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the...
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Angela M. DeMarco

February 11, 1923 - February 21, 2017

Angela M. DeMarco (née Capozzola), a longtime resident of Pelham, NY passed away on February 21st, she was 94 years old. Angela was born to Lucido and Barbara Capozzola on East 108th St. in Harlem New York on February 11, 1923. She and her siblings, Carmine, Robert and Margaret (deceased) lived in a typical Italian home where love was freely shared. She and her family lived there until she...
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Eleanor Margaret DeFillipo

October 3, 1928 - February 17, 2017

Eleanor DeFillipo, a life-long resident of Pelham, NY passed away on February 17th. She was 88 years old. In fact, she was born in her home, located on Third Avenue. Eleanor was a resident at the Wartburg in her most recent years. She was born to Francis and Eleanor Gillooly on October 3, 1928. She was the eldest of three children; siblings are Nancy Mirra and a pre-deceased sister,...
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Dominic Andrew Cervoni

May 17, 1929 - February 11, 2017

Dominic Andrew Cervoni, DDS, of New Rochelle, formerly of Pelham, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017. He was 87 years old. Born in the Bronx to Joseph and Madeline, Dominic was one of four children. Dominic went to Stuyvesant High School in NYC before furthering his education at Manhattan College. He later attended Georgetown Dental School in Washington DC where he would meet Carmel...
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Thomas M. Loughran

November 4, 1925 - February 10, 2017

Thomas Loughran of Pelham Manor, NY passed away peacefully on February 10th. He was 91 years old. He was recently a resident at the Wartburg Adult Community. Thomas was above all a beloved Irishman who was a family man and neighbor who will be remembered by generations of people whose lives he touched. Born in Manhattan to Thomas and Rose Loughran (County Armagh and County Down), Thomas...
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Diane Lennox

January 12, 1961 - February 9, 2017

Diane Lennox (nee Letizia) of Tuckahoe, NY passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, February 9th. She was 56 years old. Born in the Bronx to Joseph and Elsie Letizia, Diane grew up one of four children in a loving traditional household in Pelham Manor, NY. She attended Prospect Hill Elementary School and Pelham Memorial High School. After high school Diane went to the well-known Berkeley...
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Frank Acito

July 18, 1931 - February 6, 2017

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Virginia Jeanne Solicito

June 11, 1914 - February 6, 2017

Virginia "Jeanne Arcaro" Solicito, of Pelham passed away peacefully on February 6, 2017. She was 102 years old. Born in the Bronx, Virginia was raised by her late parents Cristina and Peter Arcaro. She met her late husband, Leonard Solicito, and together they began a life of matrimony that lasted for decades. They moved to Pelham in 1949 and lived in the town for 60 years. Virginia was a...
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Sonia Elaine Patterson

July 16, 1958 - February 5, 2017

Instead of flowers, Sonia would be delighted if you would make contributions to the FPC Deacons Fund in her name. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 199 N. Columbus Avenue Mount Vernon, New York 10552
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Nina Pistone

September 29, 1925 - January 27, 2017

Nina Pistone of Pelham passed away peacefully on Friday, January 27. She was 91 years old. Nina was born in New York City to Anthony and Germana "Jennie" Taranto. Nina was raised in the Bronx and graduated from Jane Addams High School. In the same year she graduated, Nina met her husband of 47 years, Pat Pistone, whom she married in 1944. Nina and Pat worked at the Tuxedo Hair Salon in the Bronx,...
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Marie Josephine Leff

October 1, 1922 - January 24, 2017

Marie D'Angelo Leff of Bronxville passed away peacefully on January 24th 2017. She was 94 years old. Born at her home in NYC, Marie was raised by her late parents Angela and Nicholas. A woman ahead of her time Marie went to Hunter College and graduated in 1944 with a degree in chemistry. This served her in later years while she worked as a chemist for the American Chemical Company and The Wool...
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David Black, Jr.

September 30, 1923 - January 22, 2017

David Graham Black, Jr. of Pelham , NY , born in New York City , and departed Sunday, January 22, 2017 at the age of 93, for his final permanent fishing trip, leaving from Mount Vernon , NY . His wife, Elizabeth, was at his side. There will be two memorial celebrations of his life: the first at Huguenot Memorial Church in Pelham , NY , on Saturday, March 25th, 2017, at 10:30am. The...
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Rocco Polera

January 13, 1935 - January 22, 2017

Rocco Polera of Pelham, New York passed away on Sunday, January 22. He was 82 years old. Born in Utica, New York to John and Theresa Polera, He attended Utica public schools and graduated from Proctor High School. Upon graduation, Rocco attended the University of Michigan from where he would receive his Bachelor's of Arts Degree. While touring with the MU band to New York City,...
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Stephen Anthony Hopkins

December 21, 1968 - January 21, 2017

Stephen Anthony Hopkins of Dublin Ireland and Long island City, New York passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017. The eldest of five children, he had two brothers Jeff and Robert and two sisters, Barbara and Jane. He was the eldest and first child in every way; very much the head, and the heart ,of the family. He will be sorely missed. As a child he attended Belgrove National School and...
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Rose Miller

April 10, 1922 - January 19, 2017

Rose L. Violenzo Miller, a resident of Pelham since 1924, died on January 19, 2017. She was 94 years old. Mrs. Miller was born on April 10, 1922 in New Rochelle, NY to the late Donato and Louise (Oprandy) Violenzo. Rose was raised and educated in Pelham and graduated from Pelham Memorial High School and The Packard School in New York City, a Jr. College. On October 5, 1947 she married Donald H....
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Francis Henry Ludington, Jr.

February 24, 1923 - January 14, 2017

Francis H Ludington Jr. of Pelham Manor, departed this life peacefully on January 14, 2017 following a full and active life of 93 years. Lud was born in St Louis to Francis and Mary (Harris) Ludington on February 24th, 1923. His family moved to Pelham Manor in 1925, and he lived in Pelham Manor for the remainder of his years. He first attended Siwanoy School where he met Angela (Gay)...
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Headley Samuel Malcolm

January 16, 1925 - January 12, 2017

Headley Malcolm, otherwise known as "Molly" or Mr. Molly by many, was born in Lucky Hill, St. Mary, Jamaica. He was the son of Mary Johnson and Cecil Malcolm. He worked with the War Department at Port Royal for many years. He later became a supermarket Manager in Kingston. Mr. Malcolm migrated to the United States of America on September 30, 1973. Shortly after, he started working for...
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Joseph Terlizzi

September 30, 1938 - January 12, 2017

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