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Yolanda (Chickie) Friscia, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones, on February 12, 2014. She was 96.
Yolanda was born on May 14, 1917 in Pelham, NY to the late Angelo and Faustina (Petti) Gianico. She worked at Bloomingdale's for many years. She married her beloved husband, Michael on December 20, 1942, who predeceased her on January 27, 1983. She loved and lived for her family and friends, and she will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her children Frank (Ginger) Friscia and Francine (Bob) Friscia, 1 granddaughter Nicole (Brian) Brickman, two great grandchildren Hartley and Hawken, and survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two brothers Nicholas and Guido Gianico and one sister Carmela (Millie) Giancio.
Visiting hours will be Monday 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc. 16 Shea Pl. New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Tuesday 9:30 am at Holy Name Church. Interment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Holy Name Church, 75 Lispenard Ave., New Rochelle, NY 10801. www.lloydmaxcy.com
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Published in the The Journal News on Feb. 16, 2014