Detective William Mancusi was appointed to the Department on October 12th , 1922. He died on July 20th, 1934 when the unmarked car he was a passenger in was involved in an accident in Stamford, Connecticut. Detective Mancusi was on his way back from Milford at 4:00 a.m., where he had been questioning a suspect in connection with recent jewelry thefts. News accounts at the time said 41 year old Bill Mancusi was the best-loved and most popular detective in the Department.
During his career, Detective Mancusi was singled out 16 times for department recognition. He solved the $12,000 robbery of the South Side branch of the Huguenot Trust Company, and also had a hand in nearly every important case during his career.Read more
Lieutenant Thomas J. Payne was appointed as a "Special Patrolman" by New Rochelle on September 12th , 1910. He Was appointed as Patrolman on April 1st, 1911. On November 11th, 1922 he was promoted to Sergeant, and promoted to Lieutenant on September 1st, 1929. Lieutenant Payne died on September 23rd, 1929 at the age of forty-four. His death was attributed to injuries he received on June 1st, when he was hit by a truck while investigating an auto accident. "He was a man for whom I had the highest regard, a man who did his duty in every circumstance," said Chief George P. Smith. "He was trustworthy, honest and well-thought of by everyone in the Department. His death has made a profound impression on all of us."
After a funeral mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, Lieutenant Thomas J. Payne was laid to rest at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery.
Each year, as part of National Police Week each May, the City of New Rochelle remembers the 8 New Rochelle police officers who died in the line of duty.Read more
LuAnn Cioffi, a resident of New Rochelle, died on June 14, 2012. She was 59. LuAnn was born on August 7, 1952 in Brooklyn, NY. She worked for many years as a Bakery Manager at the Food Emporium.
She is survived by her mother, Bettina DeFilippo; her two children: her son, Joseph Cioffi and her daughter, Robyn Cioffi; her daughter-in-law, Angela and her son-in-law, Joseph Joyce; her four grandchildren, Amanda, Joseph Jr., Anthony, and Joseph Richard; her brother, Anthony DeFilippo and her two sisters, Janet D'Alessandro and Bettina DeFilippo. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and great-nephews.
Visiting hours are Saturday 6-9pm and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc. 16 Shea Pl. New Rochelle. A funeral mass is scheduled for Monday 10:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.Read more
Theresa Murray, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on June 6, 2012. She was 77.
Theresa was born in Glasgow Scotland to the late Hugh and Janet (Sinclair) McCann. She worked for the New Rochelle Public Library for over 14 years.She was predeceased by her husband James J. Murray who died on November 11, 1997.She is survived by her three sons Scott, James and Steven Murray and her ten grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be Friday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy and Sons Beauchamp Chapel 16 Shea Pl New Rochelle. A Funeral Mass is scheduled for Saturday 9:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Westchester and Putnam or St. Jude’s Children’s HospitalRead more
Marion Trenck a longtime resident of Rye Brook died May 30, 2012 at the age of 95. She was born August 30, 1916 in New Rochelle to the late Fred and Clara Lasker Parker. She was raised and educated in New Rochelle graduating from New Rochelle High School in 1933. She was married to Emil F. Trenck on January 21, 1940 in New Rochelle. Mr. Trenck died December 14, 2003. She was a retired bookkeeper having worked at Gristede Brothers, High Point Hospital and the Clam Box. She was a devoted member of the Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Rye Brook, NY and was the first president of the Women's Club and also was president of the Missionary Society and the Altar Guild. She was a volunteer for over 20 years at United Hospital and was a Cub Scout Den/Pack Mother. Mrs. Trenck is survived by her son Robert Trenck and wife Missy of Norwalk, CT two grandsons, David Trenck and wife Tracy and Michael Trenck and wife Jackie, 6 great grandsons Arly, Dylan, Cameron, Ryan, Zachary and Josh. Besides her husband she was predeceased by her son Edward Trenck and brother Fred E. Parker. Visitation will be 4-8PM on Friday June 1, 2012 at Craft Memorial Home, Inc.Read more
Many paths define a man’s life:
construction-worker on the entire original New York State Highway system, retiree from the
Operational Engineers’ Union, Husband, Father, Ball-er Extraordinaire,
Gambler, Club Owner, competent chief and his moonshine… was mighty-Fine too!
Homie, was a people-person, he loved being well dressed and he never met a stranger.
Homie enjoyed his toys too his new, Black Lincoln Continentals, he
owned Harley Davidsons Only if they were Full-dressed; Owned
Boats well outfitted and, Courted woman in his day
that could Make you say my. My, my.
Friendship… was essential to him and so was respect… and boundaries… concerning “his” family. Homie, you see was old school, A gentleman, But you didn‘t cross his lines
Cause he offered no excuses for his beliefs or his actions.
Homie had a long retirement life and enjoyed club ownerships,
gambling, many, many friends, world famous Birthday Parties, fishing, and baseball.
Homie took out time for people and was a father to many young people well into their adulthood. You could call him anytime -- night or day
and get advice or just to laugh.
Hugh C. Follen, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on May10, 2012. He was 71.
Hugh was born on November 28, 1940 in New Rochelle to the late Charles and Dorothy (Mellars) Follen. He served as a Sergeant in the US Marine Corp from 1963-1967. He served 2 years as a combat engineer in Viet Nam. He enjoyed building model trains and running the layout with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife the former Sylvia Celona whom he married on October 26, 1968: his children John (Elizabeth), Christopher (Trynia), Michael Pearce, Thomas Pearce and Lori (Stephen) Tange. He was a devoted and loving grandfather to Christopher, Madison, John Jr., Dean, Thomas Jr., Regina, Brittany, Justin and Simone. He is also survived by his brother William.
Visiting hours will be Friday 2-4 &7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy and Sons Beauchamp Chapel 16 Shea Pl. New Rochelle, NY. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Saturday 9:30am at Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.Read more