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Helen Calabrese, a lifelong resident of Yonkers, died on September 15, 2013. She was 97 years old. Born to Joseph and Maria Famigletti Di'Chiara. Beloved wife of the late Dominic Calabrese who predeceased her in 1999. Loving mother of Donald (Kristina) Calabrese. Cherished grandmother of Don (Michelle) and Todd (Jenna) Calabrese. Adored great-grandmother of Donte, Caleb and Ava Calabrese. Dear sister of 4 brothers and 4 sisters who have all pre deceased Helen. Aunt to many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Mrs. Calabrese was a retired NYC school teacher and teacher's mentor, and district leader for the Yonkers 5th Ward Republican party for many, many years. Helen's father Joseph Di'Chiara built St. Ann's church in Yonkers. Donations preferred to United Way of Westchester and Putnam Counties. www.uwwp.org. Reposing FLOWER FUNERAL HOME, 714 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers, with visitation today and Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Mass Thursday 10 am at St. Ann's Church. Interment Kensico.
Flower Funeral Home
714 Yonkers Avenue Yonkers, NY 10704
Published in the The Journal News on Sept. 17, 2013