Gioacchino Ricotta, a longtime resident of New Rochelle passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. He was born in Italy on August 18, 1926. He married Rosaria Gelsomino on May 4, 1957. He is survived by his wife Rosa, daughter Maria Teresa Benton (Bob), grand daughter Stephanie, great grandson Christian and devoted nephew Fedele Gelsomino and family and many other relatives locally and in Italy. Jack was a Landscaper in New Rochelle for many years. He took great pride in his work and business. Visiting hours are 2-4, 7-9 on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at George T. Davis Funeral Home LLC, 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle. A service is scheduled for 3pm at the funeral home on Thursday afternoon. Interment will be on Friday at Greenwood Union Cemetery at 10:00am.
Bernard Hallote, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on May 8, 2017. He was 96.
A Service will be held on May 9, 2017 at 12 noon at George T. Davis Funeral Home LLC
16 Shea Pl. New Rochelle
Interment will follow at Mt. Eden Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY
Memorial Service on Thursday 11:30am at the funeral home
In lieu of flowers, make a donation to Calvary Baptist Church, 188 Orawaupum Street, White Plains, NY 10606 Attn: Rev. Walker Williams
Gongcheng Yang, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on April 30, 2017. He was 88.
Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 5-8pm
Service and interment will be private
Jack L. Thurston, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on April 27, 2017. He was 97
Services will be private
Joan Flaherty, a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, died on April 27, 2017. She was 75
A Memorial service is scheduled for Wednesday from 7-9pm at the funeral home
Mildred Darras born August 14, 1929 died April 19, 2017. Beloved mother of Anita Green, Christine Rodriguez and Marion Derham; Grandmother of Jeffrey, Gregory and Eric; Great-grandmother of Kolya. Memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 10:30am – 12:30pm at Dwyer & Vanderbilt Funeral Home in Tarrytown, NY. Donations may be made in her memory to the American Heart Association; Action on Smoking and Health (ASH.org); or your favorite charity.
Ruth N. Katz a longtime resident of New Rochelle died on April 18, 2017. She was 82.
Ruth was born on December 15, 1934 in the Bronx, to the late Nathan and Margaret (Altman) Schlam.
Ruth was an Elementary School Teacher for the New Rochelle School District for over 30 years, first at Ward and then at Trinity School. After her retirement she worked for the New Rochelle Arts Council where she was instrumental in several New Rochelle beautification projects including the mosaic on the North Avenue Bridge. She also spent a great deal of time in her retirement tutoring students. She was inducted into the 34th Senior Citizens Award by Co. Executive Rob Astorino in December of 2016.
She is survived by her husband Harold whom she married June 19, 1954; her son Robert Katz and his wife Amy and her daughter Madeleine Jacobson and her husband Peter; her 4 grandchildren: Brian, David, Emily and Sophie and her nephew Douglas and his wife Dori and their son Dylan.
A graveside service is scheduled for 1pm Thursday at Cedar Park Cemetery. Paramus, NJ. The family will receive friends on Thursday after the committal and also Friday April 21st from 1 pm to sundown at their home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the New Rochelle Arts Council.
Frederick E. Iannuzzi, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on April 2, 2017. He was 80.
Frederick was born on June 16, 1936 in New Rochelle to the late Emil and Mary (Palermo) Iannuzzi. He graduated from New Rochelle High school and he served in the United States Airforce National Guard from 1954-1962. He worked in construction sales for many years for R.E.C. Corporation in New Rochelle.
He is survived by his sister Evelyn Moliterno and his brother Robert Iannuzzi; his nieces Valerie Vanadia and Melinda Chanelli and nephew Stephen Moliterno as well as many great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son Robert Iannuzzi and a sister Jean Fuhr.
A Memorial Mass is scheduled for Saturday 10:30am on April 29th at Holy Family Church
Inurment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery.
Manuel Anthony Jorge, 92, died peacefully on Friday night March 24, 2017 in New Rochelle, New York. He was surrounded by his children, grandchildren, and long-time friend. Of Spanish and Arab decent, Manuel was born on December 29, 1924 in San Francisco, California, to Clementa Castillo and Manuelo Jorge. He was a World War 2 veteran who proudly served in the US Air Force until he was honorably discharged in 1950. He ran his own small accounting and financial advisory firm first in the Bronx, and then in Queens, New York. He was a quintessential and colorful New Yorker who embraced the boroughs of our great city to enjoy all cultural and artistic institutions and venues. He was an avid traveler as well, relishing places in Europe and Central and South Americas, a dancer, a connoisseur of music from Big Band, Latino, to Classical, and a coffee aficionado. He had passion and wit.
He is survived by his children, Yasmin and Jorge Jorge and his grandchildren, Benjamin Wolf and Sydney Lauren Gorski; and Gabrielle Lillian, Alexandra Collette, Eva Marie, and Cara Mia Jorge. He is predeceased by his wife, Lilly.
He is now an eagle (his favorite animal) soaring to new adventures in Heaven.
Visiting will be on Monday 4-8pm at George T Davis Funeral Home LLC, 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805. Burial of Cremains is scheduled for Monday, April 3rd at 11am at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.