Elaine Bruzzese

  • Born: February 2, 1954
  • Died: June 23, 2021
  • Location: New Rochelle, New York

Pelham Funeral Home

64 Lincoln Ave
Pelham, NY 10803

Tel. (914) 738-1060

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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 wonderful children.
In Dominic's words…" To know Elaine is to love her". She had a heart of gold and would do anything to help a friend in need. Elaine was the matriarch of her family. Elaine enjoyed traveling especially to Israel. When she was not traveling, she enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking/baking for friends. You would also see Elaine at the New York Athletic Club or the Pelham Country Club.
Elaine will be remembered as compassionate, generous, loving, and devoted. She adored her family, especially her grandchildren.
Elaine is survived by her husband of 45 years Dominic Bruzzese, her two children; Deana (Luigi) Andriani and Vincent (Christie) Bruzzese, she will be missed by her four grandchildren; Valentina Grace, Victoria Rose, Dominic Vincent, and Robert Vincent. She will also be missed by her sisters Diane, Larraine and her brother Michael, nephews, nieces, extended family, and friends. Elaine will be missed by everyone who knew her.
A Celebration of Elaine's Life will be held at the Pelham Funeral Home located at 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham, New York on Sunday June 27th from 1:00-6:00 pm. Interment will take place at the Pine Lawn Cemetery located at 2030 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale, NY on Monday June 28th at 11:30 am. For more information or to leave a condolence please visit www.pelhamfuneral.com


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We are beyond saddened to learn of Elaine's untimely passing and are heartbroken for her family. It is with an extremely heavy heart that we extended our deepest and most sincere condolences. Elaine was warm, loving and welcoming. Meeting her was like meeting someone you've known your entire life. She had such a genuine and easy spirit. We will remember her fondly for her sweet smile and easy laugh. May perpetual light shine upon her always. Sending our deepest sympathies and love to Dominic, Deana, and Vincent. May her loving memory bring comfort and peace to all.

Posted by April & Peter Monaco - Pelham Manor, NY   July 09, 2021

Dear Elaine, I have many fond memories of you, thank you. My favorite, you singing my autograph book when I was at 281JHS and (Theresa's little sister) Love ya, Debbie

Posted by Debbie Castelkano - Whiting, NJ - Friend   June 28, 2021

Dear Elaine, I have many fond memories of you, thank you. My favorite, you singing my autograph book when I was at 281JHS and (Theresa's little sister) Love ya, Debbie

Posted by Debbie Castelkano - Whiting, NJ - Friend   June 28, 2021

Rest In Peace my Friend, Ever grateful for our time together! A woman with the kindest of hearts. You will forever be missed and in my heart

Posted by Mindy Jiménez - New York, NY - Friend   June 27, 2021

I love you
Rest in Peace my dear friend
Always in my heart
Theresa

Posted by Theresa Castellano - New Port Richey, FL - Friend   June 26, 2021

Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts, Elaine was a beautiful soul, full of love and life. We will miss her dearly, Loving thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

Posted by Liliana & Joe Londono - Taormina - Eastchester, NY - Friend   June 26, 2021

Rest in eternal peace Elaine and soar with the angels. You will be missed but not forgotten. Valentina, Victoria, and Dominic will always know of their Mema. Your star is shining bright in the sky! Until we meet again...Lucia and Joey Balzamo

Posted by Lucia Balzamo - Brooklyn, NY - Family   June 26, 2021

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A beautiful person inside & out. She will be greatly missed by all.
Love Lisa & Joe Gehegan

Posted by Lisa Gehegan - New Orleans, LA - Friend   June 25, 2021

Elaine had a great heart & a bubbly personality. She loved life. I’m so sorry she left this world so young. I will surely miss her. Condolences to all of her family.

Posted by Ivy LoIacono - Friend   June 25, 2021

Elaine had a great heart & a bubbly personality. She loved life. I’m so sorry she left this world so young. I will surely miss her. Condolences to all of her family.

Posted by Ivy LoIacono - Friend   June 25, 2021

Elaine had a great heart & a bubbly personality. She loved life. I’m so sorry she left this world so young. I will surely miss her.

Posted by Ivy LoIacono - Friend   June 25, 2021

Goodbye for now my dear cousin..Always in my heart..

Posted by lisa schachter - yucca valley, CA - Family   June 25, 2021

We will miss you! Vincent & Robert Gardino

Posted by Vincent Gardino - NYC, NY - Family Friend   June 25, 2021

Our condolences to the entire Bruzzese family. We are so sorry for your loss.

Posted by Andrew & Ellyn Ladd - Other   June 24, 2021

My Dearest Friend,
Our Laughs Limitless!
Our memories Countless!
Our Friendship Endless!
Rest In Beautiful Peace
Much Love Rosella!

Posted by ROSELLA LEO - Pelham, NY - Family Friend   June 24, 2021

My deepest condolences to all the family. Elaine was a wonderful person, she made the best zucchini bread. May the eternal light always shine on you.RIP

Posted by Mary Carpino - Toronto Canada - Friend   June 24, 2021

Elaine, sleep in sweet peace and soar with the angels. You will be missed by all.

Posted by Debbie & RoseAnn DeLuca - Brooklyn, NY - Family Friend   June 23, 2021

So very sad to hear of Elaine's passing. She was always a happy, positive energy at many events at the NYAC. Her beautiful smile and gentle soul will surely be missed. My deepest condolences to her family.

Posted by Maryellen Bottini-Golden - Pelham manor, NY - Acquaintance   June 23, 2021


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I love you Rest in Peace my dear friend Always in my heart Theresa