Jack Williams retired president emeritus of the New Rochelle Fire Department U.F.F.A. passed away peacefully on July 26,2012. He was 77. He is survived by his loving wife Carol, son Jack, daughter in law Debi,his two loving grandchildren Jackie and Deanna and his brother Jim.A lso many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 46 years Ellie.
Jack was president of the U.F.F.A. 12 of his 21 years with the Fire Department. During that time he received many community, civic and labor achievement awards. He received three departmental citations, one of them,the highest award given to a Firefighter, the Thomas Carrigan Award for rescuing a child from a fire in 1970. Jack was the co-chairman of the 5th district Fire Fighters Burn Center Committee and the first Fire Fighter ever appointed to the Westchester County Labor Advisory Board.
In his younger years he was an avid bowler and baseball player ,he was on U.F.F.A. championship teams in the 60s and 70s. He was Loved by All who knew Him!Read more
Lucy McCarthy of Mahopac, NY formerly of New Rochelle, NY passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 7, 2012 of pancreatic and liver cancer. She was born on November 19, 1939 the daughter of Sam and Elvira Immediato Nardone.
Lucy is survived by her beloved husband of 53 years Charles Sr., sons Charles Jr. and his wife Wendy and Gary and his wife Lisa, grandchildren Charles III, Cody, James, David, Lauren and Jonathan. She is also survived by her brothers Al and his wife Judy and Ronnie and his wife Kathy.
Lucy graduated from New Rochelle High School in 1957. She worked for Griffen Ford after graduation for 2 years. In 1966 she graduated from Phelps Hospital School of Nursing and went on to work at New Rochelle Hospital for 4 years and Somers Manor Nursing Home for 9. Lucy then went to the Instatron School for Electrolysis and opened her own business in 1980 with the name of Pretty Faces. She retired in 1996.
Visiting will be held Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 11 am at St. John the Evangelist Church, Mahopac with interment to follow at Ballard-Barrett Cemetery, Mahopac Falls.Read more
Julia M Taibi a long time resident of New Rochelle passed away Monday July 30, 2012. Julia was born in New York City and moved to New Rochelle with the true love of her life Ralph, her husband of nearly 50 years. In the years after Ralph's passing Julia's daughter Barbara became the center of her life. The dedication to Julia's welfare and happiness was the hallmark of Barbara's uncommon devotion to her mother's love. Julia was also nourished by the love and kindness from her son in law and friends and neighbors. Julia had a Bachelor of Arts Degree and Master's degree from Hunter College. Julia was born with special gifts to teach grade school children. Julia dearly loved the children she taught over the decades at Davis School. When Julia was out and about a week did not go by at a store or shopping mall when some one came over to say hello to Julia and recall in year's past when they reveled in her class. Julia loved nature and animals and her devotion to animals truly nourished her life. Mom, I love you more.Read more
\Julia F. Carey, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on July 28, 2012. She was 92.
Julia was born on June 7, 1920 in NYC to the late Thomas and Julia (Callahan) Ryan. She worked for many years as a Librarian for the New York City Public Library.
She is survived by her son John Carey and his wife Patricia; her two grandchildren Catherine and Kevin and several nieces and nephews
Visiting hours will be Tuesday 5-8 pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc., 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle. A funeral scheduled for Wednesday 11am at The Holy Rosary Chapel at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery where the interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, 175 Route 340 Sparkill, NY 10976-10470Read more
Jeanne M. McKay, a resident of New Rochelle, died peacefully surrounded by her children, on July 27, 2012. She was 84.
Jeanne was born on August 9, 1927 in the Bronx to the late Andrew and Hannah (Warneke) Peirce. Jeanne was an amazing bowler in her younger days, winning many trophies. She also enjoyed playing cards and bingo with her friends.
She is survived by her children: Joanne Schroeder, Barbara Ruggeri, William C. McKay, Carol Russo; 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; her brother Andrew Peirce of Hopewell Junction.
Visiting hours will be Monday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc., 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Tuesday 9:30 am at Blessed Sacrament Church. Cremation will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester 311 North Street, Suite 204, White Plains NY 10605.Read more
Danzie B. Mills, a 67 year resident of New Rochelle died August 3, 2012 after a lengthy illness. Born November 23, 1926 to John G. and Rosie (Graham) McArthur in Laurinburg, NC where she graduated the public schools. Employed many years a housekeeper, also an active member of Shiloh Baptist Church, New Rochelle, and the Senior Usher Ministry. Married to John D. Mills who predeceased her. Survived by a daughter, Janet Moore; son, Michael Mills (Tracy); 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, John Gaston McArthur; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by a daughter, Jacquilla Mills.
Family to receive friends Saturday, 8:30 to 9:30am Shiloh Baptist Church, 185 Lincoln Avenue, New Rochelle. Interment Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye,NY.
Arrangements by Barney T. McClanahan Funeral Home, Inc.Read more
Keith M. Morris, a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, died on July 23, 2012. He was 30.
Keith was born on September 29, 1981 in New Rochelle, to Stephen and Linda (Iaccino) Morris. He was a firefighter for the New Rochelle Fire Department for over eight years. In addition to his parents, Stephen and Linda, Keith is survived by his brother Drew and his sister Shae; his paternal grandmother Jeanne Morris and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visiting hours will be Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 5-9 p.m. at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc., 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Saturday 9:30 am at Holy Name Church. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to “Butterflies from Jodie”, the Jodie Torigian Charitable Fund, 31 President Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801.Read more
Susan Motisi a lifelong resident of New Rochelle died on July 24, 2012. She was 61.
Susan was born on June 8, 1951 in New Rochelle to the late George and Kathleen (McKenna) Kelly. She worked as a supervisor for the Westchester Board of Elections.
She is survived by her beloved husband Sal, whom she married November 26, 1972; her two loving children Meegan and Justin; her siblings Mary Bruno, John Kelly and Kathleen Pascuzzi. She was predeceased by her brother George Kelly. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be Thursday 4-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc., 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Friday 9:30 am at Holy Name Church. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park, Putnam Valley, NY.Read more