Letizia Dora Brusco Osso
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AGE: 85 • Nanuet
Letizia Dora Brusco Osso passed away at the age of 85 on Monday, August 19, 2013 with her family by her side. Dora was born on April 5, 1928 in Belmonte Calabro, Italy to Giovanni and Teresa Brusco. She married Francesco Osso (Frank) in Paola, Italy on August 2, 1947. She was pre-deceased by her husband and her siblings Fiore Brusco, Enrico Brusco, and Adelina Aloise.
Dora was a loving mother to Ida Osso Mollano (Rocco Mollano) of Nanuet, NY, Enrico Fiore Osso of New York, NY, and Martha Osso Gournelos (Bill Gournelos) of Whitestone, NY. She is survived by five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren; Anthony Mollano (Kara and sons Theodore and Conrad) of Hopkinton, NH, Francesca Mollano, George Gournelos, Kathy Gournelos and Frank Gournelos. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Marie Brusco of Orangeburg, NY and countless nieces and nephews in Rome, Italy; Belmonte Calabro and Paola, Italy; Switzerland, Rockland and Westchester Counties in New York.
Dora moved to America with her family from Italy in 1955 and lived on Manhattan's Upper West Side until moving to Nanuet, NY in 1994. Prior to her husband's death, Dora and Frank split their time between Nanuet, New York, Paola, Italy and Pompano Beach, Florida.
Dora was a kind and loving woman who always had a smile on her face. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, gardening and cooking. She will be missed by all of whom had the pleasure of knowing her.
Visiting hours will be Thursday, August 22 from 7 to 9 pm and Friday, August 23 from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 pm at Joseph W. Sorce F.H. Inc.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 24 at St. Anthony's Church, 36 West Nyack Rd., Nanuet, NY. Entombment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY.
Joseph W. Sorce F. H. Inc.
728 West Nyack Rd.
West Nyack, NY 10994
Joseph W Sorce Funeral Home Inc
728 W Nyack Rd West Nyack, NY 10994
Published in the The Journal News from Aug. 21 to Aug. 22, 2013