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Bernice Sanzo

Born : Jan 28, 1953

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Dobbs Ferry, NY

Bernice "Necie" Sanzo passed away peacefully surrounded by family in NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital on Monday November 6th in Bronxville, NY at the age of seventyBernice survived by her husband Frank Sanzo and two daughters, Lisa Nero Sanzo and Melissa Vesuvio (Frank Vesuvio); along with her four grandchildren, Frankie Vesuvio, Kayla Vesuvio, Madison Nero, and Gabrielle Nero. Her siblings Janet Nataro (Mario Nataro), Kathy Hughes, and Lawrence Hughes (Maryjoy Hughes). Bernice was born on January ...Read More

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Dr. Fredrick Zachary Bierman

Born : Dec 11, 1947

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Dobbs Ferry, NY

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Fredrick Zachary Bierman, Ephraim Ben Chaim Z”L. Dr. Bierman, born on December 11, 1947, in Queens, NY, dedicated his life to his loving family and to the field of Pediatric Cardiology, leaving an indelible mark on the lives he touched and the medical community he served.Dr. Bierman is survived by a devoted family including his cherished wife Mara-Lee, with whom he shared 52 years of love and marriage, his beloved daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela and Howard Mittman and Julie and Jordan Solomon, his four cherished grandsons—Lucas, Shane, Bennett, and Isaac, his sister, Maddie Axelrod and her husband Herman, his brothers-in-law, David, Larry, and Elliot Rusoff, along with their respective wives Meredith, Leslie, and Tara, and an extended family of in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews who all adored him.Dr. Bierman was a renowned pediatric cardiologist and professor of medical education who impacted thousands of lives. He was most recently the Director of Graduate Medical Education at Westchester Medical Center, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, and a Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He was also a practicing pediatric cardiologist at Children’s and Women’s Physicians of Westchester. He was previously the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, the Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Schneiders Children’s Hospital, and a Professor of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College. He began his career at the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, where he earned his medical degree and he also trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY and had a fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital.Dr. Bierman was regularly recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America and Best Doctors in New York. He was also a frequent publisher of transformative medical research, including work on his area of expertise, Kawasaki’s Disease. His impact on the field of medicine and pediatric cardiology will endure as a testament to his passion for healing and his tireless efforts to improve the lives of others.Beyond his professional accomplishments, Dr. Bierman will be remembered for his kindness, compassion, and unwavering commitment to his family and his patients. He served on the Board of Greenburgh Hebrew Center where he was an active member of the synagogue community. He was an avid sailor with Mara-Lee aboard the “Brass Ring,” a voracious reader of world history, and a cheering fan at his grandsons’ tournaments, games, meets, concerts, and simchas.

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Gerald Migdol

Feb 10, 1950 - Feb 09, 2024

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Dobbs Ferry, NY

Gerald Migdol, a community-minded businessman, attorney, philanthropist, and beloved family man, passed away on February 9, 2024. He was born in the Bronx on February 10, 1950, and was raised in Queens. Gerald's life was characterized by his unwavering commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of others.After graduating from Stuyvesant High School, Queens College, and Cardozo Law School, Gerald embarked on a career as both an attorney and businessman. However, it was his tireless dedication to charitable causes that truly made him happy. Gerald devoted countless hours to supporting Harlem's public schools by providing educational resources and assisting Harlem Hospital with vital supplies.One of Gerald's most cherished endeavors was his commitment to ensuring that thousands of public school students in Harlem had access to essential school supplies, regardless of their financial circumstances. His generosity extended beyond formal philanthropy, as he readily offered assistance to friends, family, and strangers alike, embodying the true spirit of compassion and kindness.Above all else, Gerald was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He found immense joy in spending time with his family, especially his grandsons, whom he adored beyond measure. Golf held a special place in Gerald's heart, but nothing brought him greater happiness than the laughter and playfulness shared with his grandsons.Gerald is survived by his devoted wife, Sheri; his children, Aaron and Jessica; and his daughter-in-law, Erin, and son-in-law, Jason. He is preceded in death by his beloved son, Daniel, who passed away in 2008. Gerald's memory will be forever cherished by his grandsons, Peyton, Miles, and Desmond, whose lives he touched with his boundless love and generosity.In honoring Gerald's memory, may we strive to emulate his compassion, generosity, and unwavering commitment to serving others. His legacy will continue to inspire and uplift all those who were fortunate enough to have known him.A funeral service to celebrate Gerald's life will be held at 10:00 AM on Sunday, February 11, 2024, at Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home, Dobbs Ferry.Forever in our hearts, may Gerald rest in eternal peace.Shiva will be held immediately after the burial at Sheryl's home until sundown on Sunday, February 11th 2024.  

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Gabriel Dwyer

Died : Jan 29, 2024

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Dobbs Ferry, NY

(Mary) Gabriel Dwyer passed away peacefully on January 29, 2024 in the compassionate care of the St Cabrini Nursing Home in Dobbs Ferry, New York, to reunite with her beloved husband, Pat.Gabriel will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by her family: son Tommy, daughter-in-law Patsy, grandson Pat and his wife Ann, granddaughter Becky and her husband Pete, great-granddaughters, Amelia and Madeline, great-grandson Wyatt, and Gabriel’s sisters, Bernadette and Philomena, brother-in-law Mike, sister-in-law Mena, nieces and nephews, family and friends.May her gentle soul rest in peace.Final respects and goodbyes will be made Thursday, February 1, between 4-8 pm at Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home, 64 Ashford Ave., Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522 followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 am on Friday, February 2, at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 95 Palisades St., Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522. Gabriel will then fly to Ireland, where family and friends will have a similar farewell before she is laid to rest next to Pat in their final resting place in Duniry.

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June

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Dobbs Ferry, NY

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in June's name may be made to the:Hastings-on-Hudson Volunteer Ambulance Corps47 Main StreetHastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706(914) 478-0261

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Rose Bonifacio

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Dobbs Ferry, NY

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Rose Bonifacio, a devoted wife, loving mother, and cherished member of the Dobbs Ferry community. Rose, formerly of Dobbs Ferry, peacefully departed this world, leaving behind a legacy of love and warmth.Born in the Bronx, New York, Rose was the daughter of John and Anna Dodaro, immigrants from Calabria, Italy. She was one of five siblings: Mario, Gene, Lena, and Johnny. Rose dedicated 64 years of her life to a loving marriage with her devoted husband, George.Rose was the nurturing mother of Anthony, George (Fran), and John (Debra). Her family extended to include grandchildren Stephanie, Georgie, Anthony, Lauren, Sara Rose, Grace, and Robert. She was also the proud great-grandmother of Joseph. Rose's life revolved around her family, and she embraced the role of a caring matriarch with grace and love.Known for her unwavering support and kindness, Rose will be profoundly missed by all those fortunate enough to have known her. May the fond memories of Rose bring comfort and solace during this difficult period.

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Giovannina Giuliano

Dec 05, 1930 - Jan 24, 2024

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Dobbs Ferry, NY

Giovannina Giuliano passed away peacefully on January 24, 2024. Giovannina was born on December 5, 1930 in Avella, Italy to Domenica and Carmine Salapete. She married the love of her life Salvatore on December 18, 1955. They moved to Dobbs Ferry in 1970 with their three sons, Antonio, Carmine (Rosanna), and Joseph (Patti). Gioviannina was predeceased by her 4 siblings and her loving husband.Nothing gave Giovannina more pleasure than being “Nonna” to her six grandchildren, CJ (Lauren), Joseph, Amelia, Louis (Jackie), Jaclyn (Austin), Sal and beloved great grandson Luca. She was a wonderful cook and loved to gather the family around the table for a fabulous meal. One of her favorite activities was taking the Bee Line Bus every Saturday with her youngest grandson Sal to White Plains for shopping and lunch.Giovannia had an infectious smile, beautiful voice and enjoyed singing her favorite Italian songs. She looked forward to traveling to her home in Italy each fall to spend time with her family there. She will be missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends.

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Nicholas J. Faccenda

Nov 06, 1932 - Jan 12, 2024

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Dobbs Ferry, NY

Nicholas J. Faccenda, 91, a long-time resident of Dobbs Ferry, peacefully passed away on January 12, 2024. Born in Providence, Rhode Island on November 6, 1932, he was the eldest child of the late Nichol and Rose (nee Maloney) Faccenda.A dedicated Marine, Nick proudly served his country from September 1952 until September 1956. He later moved to New York City, where fate brought him together with Rose Kelly of Sixmilecross, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. They united in marriage on January 30, 1965.Nicholas dedicated many years of his professional life to public service, working diligently in the Tax Department for the City of Yonkers until his well-earned retirement.He will be fondly remembered for his passion for American and Irish History, his captivating stories, and his love for crossword puzzles.Nick is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Rose, and cherished father of Katherine Rose Faccenda of Hawthorne, Kelly Maria McKenna and her husband Joseph of Somers, and Karen Ann Faccenda-Healy and her husband Jeremiah “Jerry” of Somers. He was a loving grandfather to Jeremiah “JB,” Aidan, and Joseph Dylon, and a great grandfather to Jeremiah.He is also remembered as a dear brother to Elizabeth DelPadre of Nevada, and Rose Faccenda of Maryland, and was an uncle to many nieces and nephews.Nicholas was predeceased by his siblings Esther Callahan, Charles, Stephen, and William Faccenda.The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Christine for her unwavering support during this difficult time.Special thanks are extended to Father Tim for the comforting visits and time spent with Dad.May Nicholas J. Faccenda rest in eternal peace and may his legacy of love and warmth continue to inspire us all.In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests contributions to Sacred Heart Church in Dobbs Ferry.

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Judith Klein

Died : Dec 15, 2023

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Dobbs Ferry, NY

Judith Klein passed away December 15, 2023 after a long illness. She was 66 years old. Judy was born and lived in Dobbs Ferry most of her life. She lived in Hartsdale, NY, for the last few years.She is predeceased by her husband, Marc Klein and her parents, Anthony and Peggy Moccia. She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Matt Flanigan, and three nephews, Matthew, Jeffery and Ryan. She is also survived by her brother, Robert Moccia.Judy enjoyed spending time at Camp Copake, New York. She loved her dog, Jesse.A memorial service will be held at the Ferncliff Cemetery Chapel on March 16, 2024 at 1:00pm. 

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Ricardo Boninti

Born : Apr 22, 1926

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Dobbs Ferry, NY

Ricardo “Hank” Boninti was born on April 22, 1926 in Flushing New York. Hank married his beloved wife Francine Dell’Aquila on April 5, 1955. He is pre deceased by his parents and siblings, Joseph, Tessie, and Rose. He is survived by his children, Susan, Denise and Frances, his sons in law, Victor and Anthony, grandchildren, Victor, Danielle, Alec, Anthony, Donald and Nicole along with their spouses, great grandchildren, Dominick, Enzo, Anthony III and Nicholas, as well as many nieces and nephews, especially his beloved niece Katrina and his godson Mark. He was loved by everyone who had the privilege of knowing him and will be missed by so many. May he rest in peace.

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Angela M. Ciafone

Nov 13, 1941 - Jan 09, 2024

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Dobbs Ferry, NY

Angela M. Ciafone, 82, passed away on January 9, 2024. She was born on November 13, 1941 in Mt. Vernon, NY, the eldest child of Anthony and Gertrude Pelliccio. She was raised in Mt. Vernon and the Bronx, and helped her father run his butcher shop. When she was a teenager, she met Salvatore Ciafone, who, beginning with church dance, would later become her husband, and the love of her life.Angela and Sal were married for 60 years until his death in 2021. They were longtime residents of Eastchester, where they raised their two daughters.Angela worked for the Town of Eastchester as a Switchboard Operator in the Town Clerk’s Office, retiring in 2001. It was then that she assumed her favorite title of (Grand)Ma.Ang loved having family and friends over for barbecues and holidays, most notably Christmas Eve. She was a doting ’Ma, and her grandsons were her world. She was always with a smile and became a friend to many, and “adopted Grandma” to a few.Angela is survived by her daughters Teresa Ann Moran (Christopher) and Nicole Ciafone Shryock (Stephen); grandsons Kyle Salvatore and Jake Thomas Shryock; her sister Dolores Trapletti; brother Anthony Pelliccio (Joyce); nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. She was predeceased by her parents Tony and Gertie Pelliccio; husband Salvatore and brother-in-laws Robert Trapletti, Sr. and Frank Ciafone.The family would like to thank the staff at Cabrini of Westchester for their compassion and care of Angela (and Sal before her). ln lieu of flowers, donations to Cabrini in Angela’s memory are appreciated.

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