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Our Obituaries

Richard McLeran Reische

October 25, 1935 - December 2, 2020

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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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Barbara Mullaney Bresnan

August 6, 1927 - November 1, 2020

Barbara Bresnan, 93, of New Rochelle Barbara Bresnan of New Rochelle died on Sunday, November 1. Barbara is survived by her 4 children, Patricia McCallion of Peekskill, NY, Mark (Susan) Bresnan of Nutley, NJ, Peter (Annette) Bresnan of Washington, D.C., and Joan (Dan) Popowics of Cincinnati, OH, and 8 loving grandchildren. Barbara was predeceased by her husband, John (Jack) Bresnan, her...
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William Flannery, Sr.

November 26, 1938 - November 1, 2020

William Flannery Sr, of Pelham Manor NY, formerly of Co. Galway Ireland and Woodlawn in the Bronx passed away on November 1st, 2020. He was 81 years old. Born in Bullaun Co Galway to Martin and Elizabeth Flannery, William was one of 12 children. He was raised on the family farm in Bullaun where he helped his father farm and cut turf on the land. As William got older he knew he would one day have...
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Gloria Portella

July 16, 1930 - October 26, 2020

Gloria Portella, nee Castaldo, a resident of New Rochelle, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020, she was 90 years old. Gloria was born in Mount Vernon, New York to the late Raffaele Castaldo and Bella Maiello. She raised her family in Pelham, New York where she lived for thirty years. In 1989 she moved to New Rochelle and married her love and soulmate, Michael Portella, who predeceased her....
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Paul Anthony Daronco

March 2, 1936 - October 20, 2020

Paul A. Daronco, a lifelong resident of Westchester County, passed away on October 20, 2020. Paul was born on March 2, 1936 to his parents Rose and Frank Daronco. He is predeceased by his brothers, Honorable Richard J. Daronco and Frank Daronco. Paul graduated from Pelham Memorial High School where he played football and ran track. While attending PMHS, he met his sweetheart and later wife,...
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Jean DelGrosso

January 14, 1928 - October 11, 2020

Jean DelGrosso "Nee Mosia", a resident of Pelham, passed away at her home on Sunday, October 11, 2020. She was 92 years old. Jean was born on January 14, 1928 in the Bronx to the late Anthony Mosia and Mary Salzarulo. She married the love of her life, Rocco DelGrosso, on April 14, 1951, at St. Anthony's Church in the Bronx. They moved to Pelham in 1957 where they raised their 4 children, Rocco,...
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Thomas Alexander Keith

June 16, 1959 - October 8, 2020

Thomas Alexander Keith was a wonderful and loving husband and father, supportive and fun-loving brother and uncle, loyal friend, caring employer and the embodiment of a friendly neighbor. Always there to help a friend, a stranger or anyone in need, Tom's upbeat and cheerful disposition was the bright spot of anyone's day. Born in Brooklyn, NY to George and Johanna Keith, Tom was one of seven...
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Nicholas Joseph DeLillo

July 14, 1939 - October 7, 2020

Nicholas Joseph DeLillo, Ph.D., a resident of Pelham Manor, NY for nearly 50 years, died on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY. He was 81. Dr. DeLillo was a Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science for 50 years at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY until his retirement in 2013. He concurrently served as a professor and educator at Iona College, New...
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Mary Margaret Sepp

September 5, 1958 - September 30, 2020

Mary was born in New York City on September 5, 1958. The fourth of Elmar and Joan Sepp's six children, her love for words and interest in culture and travel were apparent from early childhood. Blessed with a ferocious love of humanity, Mary was driven to learn languages, travel to distant lands, and share the things she'd learned along the way. Graduating near the top of her class from...
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Mildred Adassa Lalor

September 13, 1942 - September 29, 2020

Mildred Adassa Lalor, affectionately known as 'Dassa' departed this life on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at the White Plains Hospital, White Plains, NY. Mildred was born in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica WI to the late Sophia and Joslyn Lalor. She was one of seven children raised in a loving Christian home. She studied nursing at the Jamaica Public School of Nursing. She worked at several hospitals in...
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Jeanne O'Malley Hertzog

August 8, 1930 - September 25, 2020

Jeanne O'Malley Hertzog ("Jeanne"), was born August 8, 1930, in Rhinelander, Wis., and died peacefully at her home in Pelham Manor, N.Y. surrounded by her family on September 25, 2020. She died at age 90 after a long illness. Jeanne is survived by her children: John Benedict, Mary Roberts and Matthew O'Malley (Laura) as well as her grandsons: Benedict Hertzog Jones, Brendan Donald Jones and...
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Margaret Dorothy Fornari

June 20, 1925 - September 23, 2020

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David Patrick Ross

July 18, 1956 - September 22, 2020

David P. Ross of Woodside, New York, formerly of Lanesboro, Co. Longford passed away on September 22nd 2020. David was 64 years old. Born in London, England to Irish parents; Barney and Nancy Ross nee Casey. David was the eldest of 5 children. At the age of one David and his family moved back to Ireland. He attended Newtowncashel primary school before moving to Lanesboro National School before...
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Daniel Cocuzza

February 3, 1946 - September 20, 2020

Daniel Cocuzza of Mt Vernon NY, Passed away on Sunday Sept 20 2020 he was 74 years old, He leaves behind his loving dedicated wife and partner of 35 years Maria Nanni-Cocuzza, Daniel was born in the Bronx NY Served in The US Army during Vietnam war stationed In Germany He also received an FCC license, He shared his passion of antiquing with his wife Maria ,of which they took many trips to find,,...
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Diane Beatrice Cary Fox Downs

May 24, 1924 - September 12, 2020

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Rosalie Ann DeLillo

January 2, 1940 - September 2, 2020

Rosalie Ann DeLillo, a resident of Pelham Manor, NY for nearly 50 years, died on Tuesday, September 2, 2020 at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital, New Rochelle, NY. She was 80. Rosalie worked as a school teacher in the Bronx before teaching art at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School. Rosalie later worked as a guidance counselor assistant at Archbishop Stepinac High School, White Plains, NY...
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Mary Catherine Boyle

August 28, 1947 - August 30, 2020

Mary Catherine Sheldrick Boyle, age 73, passed away peacefully in New Rochelle, NY, on August 30, 2020, due to lung cancer. She was born August 28, 1947, in Manhattan, to William and Genevieve Sheldrick. She married William Paul Boyle, Jr., in New York in June of 1968. Mary Catherine attended Notre Dame School of Manhattan and was a proud member of the Class of 1968 at the College of New...
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Carol McGlone

October 8, 1939 - August 22, 2020

Carol Cacace McGlone of Mt. Vernon, NY, passed away peacefully at home on August 22, 2020. Formerly of New Rochelle and Mamaroneck, she was born on October 8, 1939, in Astoria, Queens, to Milada (Mildred) and Giouse (Jess) Cacace. She graduated from Bryant High School at the age of 16 before going to work. She met her would-be husband, William McGlone, at Shepherd's Farm and they married two...
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Myrna Dieffenthaller

November 5, 1939 - August 22, 2020

Myrna Dieffenthaller of Pelham, formerly of Yonkers NY, passed away on August 22nd, 2020. She was 80 years old. Born in Trinidad, Myrna was one of five children. While living in Trinidad, she met her best friend and future husband Colin Dieffenthaller through mutual friends. The couple married and would eventually move to New York with their children in 1969. Myrna had 5 children, each in which...
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Rita Ragaglia

July 20, 1948 - August 19, 2020

After a long, courageous battle against cancer, Rita J. Ragaglia of Rye Brook, New York passed away on August 19th 2020, surrounded by loving family. She was 72 years old. Born in Yonkers, NY to Anthony and Dorothy DiDomizio, Rita was one of 5 children. She was raised in the Park Hill section of Yonkers and attended P.S. 23 and Benjamin Franklin Middle School, before graduating from Commerce...
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Jo Ann Clarizio

February 16, 1955 - August 15, 2020

Surrounded by loving family, Jo Ann Clarizio, A life long resident of New Rochelle passed away on Saturday August 15th. She was 65 years old. Born in Mount Vernon to Anthony and Josephine Pavone Jo Ann was one of three children. Jo Ann graduated from New Rochelle High School in 1973, one year ahead of her high school sweetheart Ottavio Clarizio. Jo Ann and Ottavio would marry in Blessed...
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Robert J. Rios

February 11, 1957 - August 10, 2020

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Gary Jeremiah Mcgovern

June 19, 1965 - August 8, 2020

On his 28th wedding anniversary, Gary McGovern of Woodlawn, New York passed away on August 8th 2020. He was 55 years old. Born in Kensington, England to Irish parents, Gary was one of 7 children. He moved home to Ireland when he was nine months old with his parents Oliver and Breda McGovern. They would settle in Tralee, Co. Kerry where Gary would attend the Christian Brothers National School...
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Giancarla Anzilotti

May 12, 1932 - August 7, 2020

Giancarla Anzilotti of Pelham Manor NY passed away on August 7th 2020. She was 88 years old. Born in Bologna, Italy to Giovanni Bacchetta and Sofia Fiorentini Bacchetta, Giancarla was the oldest of three children. She was raised in Bologna where she attended local schools before attending the University of Bologna where she graduated with a PHD in Biology. It was during her studies at the...
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John Pennetta III

September 22, 1958 - August 2, 2020

John Pennetta III, A lifelong resident of Pelham NY died peacefully at Calvary hospital on Sunday August 2nd 2020. He was 61 years old. John was born to John Pennetta Jr. and Aqualina Carmella LaValla in New Rochelle, NY. He attended Hutchinson Elementary School before graduating from Pelham Memorial High School. John would later attend the Fire Academy before joining the Village of Pelham Fire...
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Elmar Sepp

December 27, 1924 - July 31, 2020

Elmar Sepp 1924-2020 A Most Interesting Man Elmar was born on the island of Saaremaa in a free and independent Estonia. The fifth of six children of Hindrik, a merchant marine, and Mari, a farmer and homemaker. After his father was imprisoned and killed by Soviet invaders at the outbreak of World War II, Nazi Germany occupied the island and many of his family members were interned in...
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James B Cagney

May 4, 1933 - July 28, 2020

James (Jim) Bernard Cagney, born in 1933 in Ireland, passed away peacefully in his sleep beside the love of his life, Bridget M. Cagney, in their home in Sunnyside, Queens, New York on July 28, 2020. Jim was raised in Gibbings Grove House in the parish of Milford Co. Cork. He was the son of the late Michael and Nora (neé Drinan) Cagney and was predeceased by his siblings Michael J., Aileen and...
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Thomas David Mulligan

August 4, 1980 - July 26, 2020

Thomas David Mulligan of Woodlawn, Bronx, New York, formerly Larkfield Dring Co Longford, Ireland passed away on Sunday July 26th, 2020. He was 39 years old. Thomas was born to Thomas and Rose Mulligan of Larkfield Dring Co Longford. He was raised in Mullinalaghta Co Longford where he attended St Columba's National School and Ardschoil Padraig Granard. Thomas loved playing Rugby & Gaelic...
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John Rosevelt McGillion

August 16, 1941 - July 12, 2020

John Rosevelt McGillion ("Johnny Mac") 78, passed away Sunday, July 12th, 2020 surrounded by his loving wife and family. Mr. McGillion was born to Irish parents, John and Anna Fox McGillion, on August 16, 1941, in Dagenham Essex, England. At 3 years old, he emigrated to the United States with his parents and two of his three sisters during WWII, aboard the converted troop ship, Mauritania. The...
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Mayde L. Henningsen

November 4, 1926 - July 12, 2020

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Velma Veronica James

December 6, 1951 - July 8, 2020

Velma Veronica Lindsay (James), sunrise December 6, 1951, and sunset July 8, 2020. Velma Veronica Lindsay (James) was born on December 6, 1951 in Cascade St. Ann, Jamaica West Indies to Bobby Lindsay and Vernice Morrison (Shields). Her early education institute was Batasie Primary School in St. Ann. Her higher education was at Eureka Private High School in May Pen, Clarendon. Velma then passed...
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Sally J. Corrigan

January 27, 1927 - July 8, 2020

Sally Jane Corrigan of Pelham Manor, New York passed away on July 8th, 2020. She was 93 years old, born in Mt. Vernon, New York to James and Anne Doran. She was the youngest of three children, two predeceased; Mary and James Doran. She was raised in Pelham and attended local schools. After graduation from Pelham Memorial High School, Sally graduated from The Mount Vernon Hospital School of...
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Ralph Conte

July 7, 1933 - July 2, 2020

Ralph Conte of City Island, New York passed away on July 2, 2020. He was 86 years old. Born in White Plains, New York to Anthony and Angelina Conte, Ralph was the youngest of two children. He was raised in White Plains and attended local schools. After graduating from high school, Ralph worked at an auto body shop in White Plains and it was there he would learn to drive a car. During that same...
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David Juliano

May 3, 1961 - June 29, 2020

David Juliano of New Rochelle, New York passed away peacefully at home on Monday, June 29th, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was 59 years old. Born in New York City to John and Dolores Juliano, David was the youngest of 3 children. He was raised in the Throggs Neck area of the Bronx before moving to Pelham Manor. He attended St. Frances De Chantal School in the Bronx and Our Lady of...
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Mary Chiappa

June 25, 1928 - June 22, 2020

Mary Chiappa age 91, passed away peacefully three days shy of her 92nd birthday, on Monday June 22nd, 2020. She was born in Manhattan, NY on June 25th, 1928 to August and Elizabeth Bertucci. She graduated from Washington Irving High School and then moved with her parents and beloved brother Johnnie (deceased) to the Bronx. She worked as a secretary for the American Kennel Club, Foster Wheeler,...
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June Linden

June 6, 1930 - June 10, 2020

June E. Linden of New Rochelle, New York passed away on June 10th 2020. She was 90 years old. Born in the Bronx to James and Elsie Linden, June was one of three children. She was raised in Unionport area of the Bronx where she attended James Monroe High School. After graduating from high school June started her life long career at the Home Insurance Company. She worked for 50 years at the...
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Andrew Gregory Esca

February 9, 1986 - June 9, 2020

Andrew Gregory Esca was born in New York City on February 9th, 1986 to Alexander Esca and Genevieve Morseman. Andrew spent his childhood growing up in Pelham Manor, attending Pelham Memorial High School and graduated with National Honors. After High School, Andrew attended Lehigh University to study engineering, where he joined the Alpha Beta Delta Chapter of Chi Psi fraternity. Transferring to...
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Michael Comerford

March 11, 1956 - June 5, 2020

Michael Comerford, 64, passed away peacefully on June 5th, 2020. He was a lifelong resident of the Bronx, son of the late Michael Comerford Sr. and Jean (Giammetto) Comerford. He had a passion for horses, where he worked as stable hand through his adolescence and soon after, began his 30-year career as a custodial engineer for Park West High School, a devoted member of the Local 94 Union of...
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Phillip Clarke Davis

August 13, 1931 - May 31, 2020

Phillip Clarke Davis of Mount Vernon, formerly of Wilmington, North Carolina and Birmingham, Michigan, passed away on May 31, 2020, at 88 years old. Phillip was born in Vincennes, Illinois on August 13, 1931 to Millard Clifton "Jack" Davis and Rebecca Cook Davis. Phil and his sister, Nancy were raised by their parents in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Phillip attended DePauw University in Greencastle...
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Liam Thomas Gurl

October 3, 1998 - May 26, 2020

Liam Thomas Gurl of Pelham, NY died unexpectedly in his home on May 26, 2020. He was 21 years old. Throughout his life, Liam marched to his own drummer. He was always uniquely and authentically Liam, loved by his family and those fortunate enough to get to know him and his sly sense of humor. Liam was born in New York City on October 3, 1998. In 2001, just before he turned 3, Liam and...
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Rocco Mazzola

January 1, 1931 - May 24, 2020

A life long resident and unofficial mayor of Pelham, Rocco "Rocky" Thomas Mazzola passed away on May 24th 2020. He was 89 years old. Born in Port Chester NY to Charles and Philomena, Rocky was on one of five children. Rocky graduated Port Chester High School where he excelled in sports, especially football. After graduating; Rocky would proudly serve his country; first serving in the Army and...
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Evelyn Cottrell

July 31, 1932 - May 22, 2020

After a long battle, Evelyn Cottrell passed away peacefully at her home in Pelham on Friday May 22nd 2020. She was 87 years old. Born and raised in Yonkers, New York to Joseph and Mary Jansky, Evelyn was one of three children. She attended local schools before eventually graduating Commerce High School in Yonkers. Upon graduation Evelyn would begin her life long career at Prudential Insurance. In...
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John LoZito

December 26, 1950 - May 20, 2020

John LoZito, known to loved ones as "Johnny" peacefully left this Earth on May 20, 2020. John, 69, injected color into the lives of everyone who knew or met him – and would likely protest that the news of his passing was printed only in black and white. He leaves behind family, friends and fans who will miss his zest for life, opinions, fashion advice and recipe for pasta sauce. John is...
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Pete Pearson

May 3, 1940 - May 20, 2020

Captain Pete Pearson, known to many as a legend on the Long Island Sound and the third Pearson to successfully run the Klondike Fishing Corporation, passed away on May 20, 2020. Pete was 80 years old. Born in New Rochelle, NY to Harry and Jean Pearson, Captain Pete was one of three children. He graduated from New Rochelle High School before starting a speed shop where he built race motors. His...
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Carmelo Morales

May 11, 1957 - May 20, 2020

Carmelo Morales of Pelham New York passed away peacefully on May 20th 2020. He was 63 years old. Born in Manhattan, New York to Zenon and Luz Morales, Carmelo was one of four children. He was raised in the Bronx where he attended local schools. After graduating high school Carmelo worked various jobs before starting a career with the NYC DOT. He worked his way up to supervisor before retiring in...
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Paul Poggiali

September 6, 1942 - May 14, 2020

Paul John Poggiali of Brooklyn, New Rochelle, and Pelham, New York, died on May 14, 2020. He was born on September 6, 1942 in New Rochelle, New York, to the late Alfonso John Poggiali and Anna Salvati Poggiali. He attended Blessed Sacrament High School, graduated from Iona College in 1964, and received a Master's degree from the University of Ohio. Paul worked in publishing and with children in a...
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Ellen Baaden

October 14, 1940 - May 9, 2020

Ellen Patricia Baaden of New Rochelle, New York passed away on May 9th 2020. She was 79 years old. Ellen was born in Manhattan, New York to John and Mary O' Connell. She attended Cathedral High School before working with the FBI. She would later move to California before eventually returning back to New York. It was on her return to New York that Ellen would meet the love of her life and husband...
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Louis J. Bastone, Jr.

February 22, 1937 - May 4, 2020

Louis J. Bastone Jr. of Pelham Manor, New York passed away suddenly on May 4th 2020. He was 83 years old. Born in Brooklyn NY to Louis and Mary Bastone, Louis and his sister Marlene were raised by their foster mother Rose Nardi. When Louis was 16 years old he met the love of his life and wife of 62 years Betty DiPeri. They met through Betty's brother Ignatius. During their courtship Louis...
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Lorraine Smith

June 28, 1932 - May 4, 2020

Lorraine Janet Smith, of Pelham Manor, passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 4th, at the Wartburg Center. She had been living with FrontoTemporal Dementia for 5 years. She was 87. Lorraine was born in New Rochelle, NY, the child of the late Verne and Margaret Hunt. She was the dear sister of William Hunt, who passed away last year, and she was the devoted wife of the late Robert J. Smith....
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Ann Ledley

December 5, 1944 - May 1, 2020

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Efthimios Liapis

April 16, 1948 - April 30, 2020

Efthimios (Thimios) Liapis, loving husband and father, passed away suddenly in his home on April 30th, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Maria, his two daughters, Katerina and Eleni, his mother, all of his brothers, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. His life was dedicated to supporting his family in every way. Thimios was born on April 16th, 1948, in a small village in Greece...
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Thomas Williams

September 3, 1948 - April 28, 2020

Thomas George Williams of Tarrytown, NY. formerly of Pelham, NY. passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. He was 71 years old. Thomas was born on September. 3rd, 1948 to the late John and Eleanor (Hunt) Williams in Mt. Vernon. He graduated from Pelham Memorial High in 1966. Thomas was a proud army veteran and served in Vietnam from 1967-1968. He worked for the County of Westchester in road...
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Agnes Guida

November 27, 1921 - April 26, 2020

Agnes Guida, a resident of Pelham for over 60 years, passed away on April 26th. She was 98 years old. Agnes was born on November 27th, 1921 in Sicily in the little town of Termini Imerese. She immigrated with her mother, Angelina, to the U.S. at the age of 9. Her father had immigrated some time earlier. They lived in Manhattan and then the Bronx. In November 1950 she married Anthony Guida...
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Joan Altobelli

August 26, 1931 - April 26, 2020

Joan Altobelli, 88 of Pelham, NY, died peacefully on April 26, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born to the late Henry and Emma Weisgerber on August 26, 1931, in the Bronx, NY. On September 14, 1952 she married Richard Altobelli, and they were blessed with 67 years of marriage. Joan and Richard raised their three children in Pelham, Lois (Ben) Soccodato, John (Rebecca), and...
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Cosma Latorre

October 14, 1922 - April 23, 2020

Cosma Latorre, 97, Eastchester, New York Cosma was born on October 14, 1922 and passed away on Thursday April 23, 2020. Cosma was a resident of Eastchester, New York. She was born in Cassano Murge, Bari, Italy. She was the daughter of Michele and Anna Cordola, and was the youngest of 8 children. In 1951 Cosma married Anthony Latorre. Cosma was a loving wife to Anthony for 56 years. The...
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Lucy Castagna

November 20, 1922 - April 20, 2020

Lucy (Tozzo) Castagna, 97, peacefully passed on to the Lord on Monday, April 20, 2020. She was a former resident of New Rochelle, NY for over 80 years, and later of Somers, NY. Lucy was the loving wife of the late John Anthony Castagna for over 41 years. They worked together in their Webster Upholstering business for 30 years, where Lucy took great pride in sewing draperies and slipcovers. She...
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Ralph J. Pilla

March 20, 1929 - April 12, 2020

On Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020, Ralph Joseph Pilla passed away due to COVID-19 while recovering from a heart valve condition in a rehabilitation facility. He was 91. Ralph was born in the Bronx on March 20, 1929. Growing up during the Depression and World War II era instilled a strong sense of patriotism and family values in Ralph. As a young boy growing up in the Bronx he established a...
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JoAnn Louise Theisen

June 24, 1931 - April 9, 2020

Jo Ann Louise (Farley) Theisen Jo Ann Louise (Farley) Theisen, 88, passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2020 from heart failure hastened by COVID-19 in Mount Vernon, New York. She was born Jo Ann Louise Farley on June 24, 1931 in Garden, Michigan to the late George Edward Farley and the late Aurora "Ora" Virginia (Guertin) Farley. Mrs. Theisen went to a boarding school in Chicago for high school...
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Adelaide Fabiani Mottola

December 20, 1931 - April 8, 2020

Adelaide Fabiani Mottola 12/20/1931 – 4/8/2020 Our loving mother passed away on April 8th. Her health had been failing for some time, and she finally succumbed to Coronavirus Disease. She is survived by her three children (Gregory, Carol and Paul) and five grandchildren. We are thankful to our sister Carol, who has been Mom's constant companion and caregiver these last few years, and has...
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Eric Valentin

April 10, 1973 - April 6, 2020

Eric Valentin, a life long resident of the Bronx, New York passed away on April 6th 2020. He was 46 years old. Born in the Bronx to Pablo and Nilda, Eric was one of seven children. He was raised in the south Bronx where he attended Morris High School. Throughout his school years Eric loved to play baseball. He was extremely athletic and loved being around people. Upon graduating from High...
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Stella Mosia

January 14, 1929 - April 5, 2020

Stella Mosia of Pelham New York passed away on April 5th 2020. She was 91 years old. Born in the Bronx to Frank and Elizabeth DiLorenzo. Stella was one of two children. She was raised in the Bronx where she attended Evander Child High School. Upon graduation she would meet her husband of 59 years at her Uncle's restaurant in the Bronx. The couple moved to Pelham in in 1957 where they would...
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Mariano Moreira

April 9, 1928 - April 4, 2020

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Jean C. Gray

November 1, 1923 - April 4, 2020

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Gerhard Kistner

June 2, 1933 - April 4, 2020

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Jose A Gonzalez

February 12, 1969 - April 3, 2020

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John R Farrell

December 29, 1929 - April 2, 2020

John Raymond Farrell of New Rochelle, New York passed away on April 2nd 2020. He was 90 years old. John was born in the Bronx to John and Amelia Farrell. He had one sister Eileen. He was raised in the Bronx where he attended All Hallows High School. Upon graduating high school John attended Manhattan College. Upon completion of his studies studies, John enlisted in the army, in the tank corp...
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Carmen Martinez

October 24, 1930 - April 2, 2020

Carmen Martinez of Mount Vernon New York passed away on April 2nd 2020. She was 89 years old. Born in San German, Puerto Rico to Jose and Carmen Figueroa, Carmen was one of 18 children. At an early age Carmen learn how to defend and take care of herself. At 6 years old she learned how to sew and become a seamstress. She worked sewing cuff's and lapels on suits for men. She would sew with her...
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Marie O' Leary

May 26, 1930 - April 1, 2020

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Rebeca Gonzalez

October 23, 1972 - March 30, 2020

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Winifred Harragan

May 27, 1935 - March 29, 2020

Winifred DeNunzio Harragan, a longtime resident of Pelham, New York and member of the Town Board from 1977-1983, died peacefully on March 29, 2020 after a short illness. She was 84. The second child of Frank and M. Winifred DeNunzio, Mrs. Harragan, who was known as Winnie, was born in Bronxville and grew up in Scarsdale. After graduating from Rosemont College in Pennsylvania, she worked for...
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Ivolett Leteria Hutchinson

June 22, 1941 - March 26, 2020

Ivolett Leteria Hutchinson, a life long resident of Mount Vernon New York, formerly of Manchester Jamaica passed away on March 26th 2020. She was 78 years old. Born in Manchester, Jamaica to Reginald and Florence Meade, Ivolett was one of 11 children. She was raised in Manchester where she attended Rose Hill All Age. After graduating school Ivolett went to work as a seamstress. She was self...
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Alexander Hood

June 18, 1931 - March 25, 2020

Alexander B. Hood, a Canadian immigrant, long-time executive at Time Inc., father of four and grandfather of six, died on Wednesday, March 25, at the age of 88. Born in Toronto, Ontario, in 1931, Hood ran a number of small businesses as a child before immigrating to the United States in 1949, determined to land a job at Time Inc. He quickly got a job in the mailroom there, and spent the rest...
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Janet McMillan

August 10, 1959 - March 25, 2020

Janet McMillan of Bronx NY passed away in March 25th 2020. She was 60 years old. An immigrant from Dominican Republic, Janet was one of five children. She moved to New York with her family when she was a young girl. The family lived in Washington Heights. Janet attended Boricua College because she had a passion for learning and helping people. At the age of 21 Janet would would enlist in the...
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Mary Angelina DeCicco

July 18, 1924 - March 23, 2020

Mary Angelina DeCicco of Pelham Manor, New York, formerly of the Bronx, passed away on March 23rd, 2020. She was 95 years old. Mary was born in Manhattan to Joseph and Carmella Gentile. She was raised in Hells Kitchen and attended Central Needle and Trade High School. Upon graduation she would work for McGraw Publishing Company as a secretary. Mary would meet her husband of 42 years to John...
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Christine Signorile

March 25, 1934 - March 18, 2020

Christine Clyde Signorile, a life long resident of Pelham, New York passed away on March 18th 2020. She was 85 years old. Christine was born in New Rochelle New York to Robert and Margaret Clyde. She was raised in Pelham where she attended Hutchinson Elementary School and Pelham Memorial High School. Upon graduation she went to work at the Sanborn Map Company where she was employed as a secretary...
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Marie Rose Delma

August 31, 1944 - March 17, 2020

Marie Rose Delma of Bronx NY, formally of Haiti, passed away on March 17th 2020. She was born in Leoganne, Haiti 75 years ago. Marie was one of twelve children. She was born to Joseph Jajoute and Silfany Jean-Baptise. She was raised in Haiti and attended local schools. It was in Haiti she would meet her husband of 45 years Jean Sylla Delma. The couple would marry before she would leave Haiti to...
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Gloria Lucy Bombace

March 11, 2020

Gloria Bombace, loving mother, and long life resident of Pelham and New Rochelle, passed away on March 11th 2020. She was 93 years old and a widow of John (Jack) Bombace. Gloria was born on Feb. 25, 1927 to the late Michael & Rose (Josephine) DiSisto. She was employed by Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville for over 20 years. She is survived by her children. Jacqueline (Tony) DeLaurentis, Anthony ...
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Constance Abamonte

April 6, 1928 - March 8, 2020

Constance Abamonte of Pelham Manor, New York, originally of the Bronx entered into rest on March 8, 2020. She was 91 years old. Born to Nicholas and Lucy Pomposelli in the Bronx. Constance was predeceased by her husband Andre Abamonte. A beloved mother, grandmother Adoring great grandmother, sister and aunt. Her grandchildren were the love of her life especially her great granddaughter...
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Ronald Oravec, Sr

March 23, 1941 - February 29, 2020

Ronald Oravec Sr. of Pelham NY passed away on March 1st 2020. He was 78 years old. Born in Lambert Pennsylvania to Victor and Bertha Oravec Ron was one of 6 children. He attended Germantown High School before enlisting in the US Marines. Ron was a proud Marine. He served in the Cuban Missile Crisis and briefly in Vietnam before being honorably discharged as a Lance Corporal. After returning...
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Gilda DiMarco

December 27, 1929 - February 24, 2020

Gilda DiMarco of Pelham Manor, New York passed away peacefully on February 24th 2020. She was 90 years old. Gilda was born in Manhattan to Sicilian immigrants Giuseppe and Anna DiMarco. She was raised in Manhattan and moved to the Bronx when she was nine years old. Gilda was an eager student who relished academics and learning in all forms. She attended Evander High School in the Bronx and would...
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Wiley B Wisdom

May 17, 1956 - February 23, 2020

Wiley Burge Wisdom III, a loving, kind, patient, thoughtful man, age 63, of Pelham NY, peacefully passed away on February 23, 2020, at his home, after struggling from symptoms related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He was born on May 17, 1956 to Colonel Wiley B. Wisdom Jr. and Phyllis (Thompson) Wisdom in Fort Belvoir, VA. As the son of an Army Colonel, Wiley and the family moved...
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George W Burgess, Jr

April 30, 1938 - February 21, 2020

George Wadsworth Burgess Jr. lived with his daughter, Perry and family in New Rochelle, NY. Formerly of Tewksbury and Newton, Massachusetts, George passed peacefully in his sleep on Feb. 21 at the age of 81. George Jr. was the only child of George Sr. and Helen Burgess of Greenwich, CT where he spent his childhood. The family moved to Washington, DC, where George found his way singing in the...
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Thomas J. Petraglia

April 11, 1921 - February 18, 2020

Thomas J. Petraglia of Bronxville, formally of Pelham, passed away on February 18th, 2020. He was 98 years old. Born in Manhattan, NY to Frank and Maria Petraglia, Thomas was the youngest of 9 children. He was raised in the Bronx where he graduated from Paul Hoffman JHS in 1936 before attending Evander Childs High School. After graduating from High School, Thomas went to work in the family...
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Michael Jennings

February 6, 2020

Michael Christopher Jennings "Jennings Lad" of Ocean Grove, NJ formerly of Claremorris Co. Mayo passed away on Thursday February 6th 2020. He was 52 years old. Michael was born in Lenox Hospital Manhattan to William and Mary Jennings. He had one older sister Angela. He was raised in Manhattan until he was three years of age. He would then move back to Claremorris with his parents and sister. He...
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Seamus Ward

April 11, 1961 - February 3, 2020

Seamus Ward of McLean Ave, Yonkers NY passed away on February 4th 2020. He was 59 years old. Seamus was born in Glanamaddy Co Galway to Patrick and Mary Ward. He had 3 brothers and four sisters. He was raised in Glenamaddy where he attended Lisheen National School and later Glenamaddy Technical School. Upon graduation Seamus immigrated to London where he would take up a job in construction. He...
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Elizabeth Barbieri

April 6, 1919 - February 3, 2020

Elizabeth Barbieri, of Pelham Manor, NY, entered into eternal rest on February 3, 2020. She was 100 years of age. Elizabeth was born in the Bronx, NY on April 6, 1919 to Giuseppe Coscia and Angelina Califano Coscia. She was educated in the Bronx, graduating from Theodore Roosevelt High School in 1936. She was employed by Slote and Klein Inc from 1936-1942. Elizabeth was devoted to her...
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Keith Connolly

August 21, 1965 - January 28, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Keith J. Connolly announces his passing on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 after a sudden illness. He was 54. Keith was born on August 21,1965 and raised by Sean and Annette Connolly in Galway City, Ireland. He was a proud graduate of St. Endas School, National University of Ireland, Galway and Queens University in Belfast, where he received his MBA. Keith...
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Vincent Ferrari

August 19, 1945 - January 26, 2020

Vincent John Ferrari, 74 years of age, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at his home in the Bronx, New York. For 38 years he was married to his loving wife Jeanette, with whom he raised his daughter, Giuliana, who he loved dearly. Vincent was a self employed accountant and a Renaissance man at heart. He avidly pursued innovation, ingenuity, and creation. Math and science were the tools...
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Lynn Edward Foristal

November 18, 1932 - January 25, 2020

Lynn Edward Foristall passed away peacefully at his home in Florida on January 25th 2020. He was 87 years old. Born in Newton, Massachusetts to Thomas and Helen Foristall, Lynn was the eldest of 3 children. His family moved to New Jersey where he was raised and attended local schools with his siblings. He would further his education by attending Villanova University where he majored in English....
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Virginia Pesce

January 10, 1926 - January 22, 2020

Vincenza "Virginia" Pesce of Pelham NY passed away on Wednesday January 22nd 2020. She was 94 years old. The daughter of Italian immigrant's Virginia was born and raised in Manhattan where she attended local schools. Upon graduating high school Virginia started her own flower shop and was also a ballroom dance instructor. Her passion for dance made for many joyful times and many great memories...
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Patrick Mullaney

July 4, 1982 - January 13, 2020

James Mullaney "Patrick" of Woodside Queens, formerly of Geevagh Co Sligo passed away on Monday January 13th. He was 37 years old. Born in Sligo General Hospital to Seamus and Mai Mullaney. Patrick was one of 6 children. He went to Geevagh National School before eventually graduating from Youth Reach in Sligo Town. After graduation Patrick worked for Byrnes Monument Company in Sligo Town. He...
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Mary Jane Giulini

August 28, 1937 - January 10, 2020

Mary Jane Giulini, a long-time resident of Pelham Manor, died peacefully at her home on Friday, January 10, 2020 at the age of 82. Born in Brooklyn, NY to John and Katherine Sweeney; Jane was the second of four children and a self-proclaimed "Army Brat." An amazing wife, mother, daughter, sister, and grandmother, Jane loved kibitzing, crafting, shopping and "holding court" with friends and...
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