Scarcella, Concetta Connie
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Concetta (Connie) Scarcella passed away on Tues., April 16, 2013 at White Plains Hospital. She was 82. Mrs. Scarcella was born on November 30, 1930 in Santa Teresa di Riva in Messina, Sicily to Joseph and Carmella Rizzo. Upon arriving in New York in 1947, she worked as a seamstress. A chance meeting led to a beautiful wedding on April 13, 1958 at Mount Carmel RC Church, Bronx NY and an inspirational 55 year marriage to her beloved husband Anthony. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children Anthony (Jeanne) Scarcella, Scarsdale, NY and Lucy (Nicholas) Barone, Mamaroneck, NY; much adored grandchildren Santina, Jamie, Anthony, Catherine, Joseph, Elizabeth and Claire Scarcella and Kristen, Katerina and Hannah Barone; her sister, Josephine Latorre, nephew and niece, Tino and Cristina Latorre. Mrs. Scarcella loved her faith and family, and lived a life of selfless devotion and care for those around her. She was a kind and gentle soul to everyone she met.
Visitation will be held at Edwin L. Bennett Funeral Homes on Thurs, April 18 from 2-4, 7-9pm. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10am at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Scarsdale, NY. Entombment to follow at Gate Of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, NY.
Edwin L. Bennett Funeral Homes
824 Scarsdale Ave
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Published in the The Journal News from Apr. 17 to Apr. 18, 2013