Tomasina Salzarulo, a longtime resident of City Island, Died on June 7, 2021. She was 88. Tomasina (Mazie) was born on March 30, 1933 in the Bronx to the late Frank and Anna Brescia. She married her High School sweetheart, Joseph Salzarulo (of blessed memory) in 1956 and moved to City Island in 1964. She enjoyed her days spending time with her sister, Catherine (Ambrosini )and her family, working at Hild Sails and Ratsey’s, raising her two children, Valerie and Joseph and making lifetime friends. Her favorite days were spent baking delicious cakes and cookies and preparing a big gravy for eggplant parmigiana. Her heart was open to all —always willing to lend a hand to others and caring for stray animals in need. Before her illness, Mazie spent the last few decades of her life doing what gave her the most joy and fulfillment, helping to raise her beloved grandchildren.
She is survived by her son Joseph Salzarulo, daughter Valerie Korzec her son-in-law Arthur Korzec and her grandchildren Sarah Korzec and Henry Korzec .
Visiting hours will be Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at George T. Davis Funeral Home, 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle , NY, 914-632-0324. Funeral Mass is scheduled for Friday, June 11, 2021 10 am at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Church, City Island Avenue, Bronx. Internment will follow at Pelham Cemetery, City Island, NY In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association donations.diabetes.org/diabetes/donation )