Lucille Florence Werner Giordano left this life, as we know it, on Sunday, February 3rd after a three year battle with lung cancer.
She was born and raised in New Rochelle, educated in the New Rochelle public school system and graduated from Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School. She was employed by Neptune Moving Company, as were her husband, father, brother and brother-in-law for several years.
More recently she was a dedicated volunteer at Sound Shore Medical Center for 20 years assisting Josephine Catalano, the director of volunteers. She took great pride in her position there and was loved and respected by all of her collegues. Lucille was predeceased by her husband Joseph T. Giordano in 1987, her mother Florence Buderman Werner, her father, Albert M. Werner as well as her beloved sisters-in-law, Minnie Girodano Ferrino, Annie Giordano Cortes and Catherine Giordano Vitale. She is survived by her daughter Joanne Giordano O'Reilly and her husband , Ed of Larchmont and her son Thomas J. Giordano and his wife Nancy Mangels Girodano of Carmel, NY, formally of New Rochelle and six granchildren, Peter J. O'Reilly, Erin O'Reilly Redgate and her husband Daniel, Thomas J. Giordano, Jr. and his wife Liz Desario Giordano, Richard J. Giordano , Matthew S. Giordano and Joseph M. Giordano and two great grand children, Kathryn Redgate and Liam Redgate and step grand children Jennifer O'Reilly Brockman, Kelly O'Reilly French and husband Buck French and Kacey O'Reilly in addition to their children, Keleigh Brockman, Spencer Brockman and Reilly French and many loving nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews and her life long friend Helen Bourikas.
The family request that in lieu of flowers, contributions to the Cancercare.org be made in her name and profoundly appreciated.
Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday February 6th from 7pm-9pm. Funeral service will be held on Thursday February 7th at 10am at George T. Davis Funeral Home 14 Lecount Place New Rochelle,NY 10801 (914)-632-0324.