Obituaries

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Pura Crespo Carames

- February 11, 2021
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Pura Crespo Carames, 97, of Manhattan, New York, passed away peacefully, Thursday, February 11, 2021, at her home in the Lower East Side. Pura was born on February 22, 1923, in Galicia, A Coruna, Spain, in the town of Bergondo. Following her marriage to Jose Antonio Carames in the early 1950s, she immigrated to New York City and became a naturalized citizen to join her husband, who had previously

Nancy Launi

- February 8, 2021
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It is with great sadness that I share the news of my mother Nancy (Tina) Launi's passing. She passed away on February 8th at 7;50 a.m. She was born in Italy and resided in Soho for the last 40 years. She owned Caffe Tina on Prince Street and was loved by all in the neighborhood. She was strong and beautiful and loved by so many. She is survived by her children Teresa and Jianluigi, her grandchi

Maria Ascenso

- January 15, 2021
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Maria de Lurdes Faustino Ascenso passed away on January 15, 2021. She is survived by her husband, Joaquim Henriques Ascenso. They shared 51 years of marriage together. Her daughters, Ines Ascenso Hoerrner and Dinella Ascenso Ayala and her grandchildren Lucian, Ava, Felix and Sebastian will forever remember her love. A memorial mass will be held at St. Anthony's of Padua at 155 Sullivan St. on

Josephine (Cookie) Stropoli

July 5, 1927 - January 11, 2021
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Josephine (Cookie) Stropoli, of Greenwich Village, NY, passed away on January 11, 2021 at the age of 93. Born in Little Italy and a life long resident of Greenwich Village, she will be missed by all. Josephine is preceded in death by her beloved husband Salvatore and son James. She is survived by her sons, Joseph and Steven, grandsons Matthew, Santino and Vittorio and many nieces and nephews. A gr

Teresa (Honey) Sorrento

May 20, 1937 - January 10, 2021
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Teresa (Honey) Sorrento passed away on January 10, 2021. She was 83 years old. Honey resided in NYC for the last 50 years. She was born in East Orange, NJ. Daughter of the late Peter and Elizabeth Landusco. She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Victor Sorrento. Her loving family Valentino and Francine Sorrento of Monroe Twp, NJ, Peter and Nora Sorrento of East Brunswick, NJ. Her trea

John D. Lacorazza

- January 9, 2021
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John Daniel Lacorazza, 96 of New York, New York, passed away, Saturday, January 9, 2021 at St. Clare's Hospital in Dover, New Jersey. A private celebration of his life was held at St. Patrick's Basilica on Thursday, January 14, 2021. His cremains will be interred at St Patrick's columbarium, joining his wife Elena (Ellie) of 70 years who had passed away prior in 2017. Memorial donations may be ma

Margaret and David Retta

- December 25, 2020
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Margaret Longto Retta, "Peggy", 77, died on December 25, 2020 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx after a long illness. David John Retta, 71, her husband of over 30 years, passed away nearly two weeks later on January 7, 2021 at NYU Medical Center from complications following surgery. Peggy was a long time Social Worker in New York City, serving at both the New York Foundling Child Welfare Agenc

Bertha Chase

January 30, 1926 - December 22, 2020
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Bertha Chase, 94, of Greenwich Village, NYC, died peacefully on Tuesday, December 22, 2020. Born January 30, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Marie (Martines) Fauci. She will be remembered as a generous and kind individual who embodied an optimism and enthusiasm for life that was contagious and she never had a bad word to say about anyone. Upon graduation from Sewanhaka High School

Anthony T. Ciffo

August 4, 1952 - December 19, 2020
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Anthony Ciffo, beloved icon of Mulberry Street has passed away. He is survived by his cousins, Michelina and Danny Pollio, Michelina Bonsignore, Larry, and Lidia Guardino, John Mignone, Camille and Gene Segal, and Laura Asciolla In this time of grief, Anthony's wish would have been to have his laughter continue on.

Christopher J. Tobin

- December 19, 2020
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A native New Yorker, Christopher J. Tobin developed a keen interest in broadcast engineering as a teenager while working at Radio Shack. Only a few years later, he was working at ABC Radio Network, WBAB, Westwood One, CBS Radio (1010 WINS/WNEW 102.7FM), CCS/Musicam USA and Jazz 88 WBGO in Newark, NJ. One of his greatest passions in life was also co-hosting TWIRT ("This Week in Radio Tech") with Ki