Philip Nostramo

Nostramo, Philip LATHAM Philip T. Nostramo, 60, of Latham, beloved husband of Veronica Piazza Nostramo, entered into eternal life on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the Community Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany. Born in Brooklyn, he was the son of the late Francesco and Angelina D'Agostino Nostramo. He was a graduate of Queens College with a bachelor's degree in history and Hofstra University with a Juris Doctorate. Philip worked for NYS OTDA as an administrative law judge for 35 years where he made many lasting friendships. He was a member of the Bar Association, served as a lector at St. Mary's Chapel in Albany and a former religious education teacher at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Latham. Philip was an avid reader and big fan of the NY Yankees and Giants. He loved golfing, skiing and vacationing in Aruba with his family and friends. Survivors include his beloved wife of 28 years, Veronica M. Piazza Nostramo; his cherished children, Gloria M. (Andrew) Curry of Loudonville and Julie (Mark) Nostramo of Buffalo. He was excited about the anticipated birth of his first grandson, George Philip Warnes. He was the dear brother of Frank Nostramo of Calverton L.I. and the late Lawrence and Edward Nostramo. He was the son-in-law of Salvatore and the late Gloria Piazza of Troy and dear friend of Anthony and Diane Inniss. Philip is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Maria Moore; sister-in-law, Rosemary Baer, sister-in-law, Lisa Piazza and sister-in-law, Lillian Nostramo and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be con-celebrated on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 498 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Latham with Rev. Geoffrey Burke and Rev. Richard Carlino officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to call Thursday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Troy. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 1 Computer Dr. S # 104 Albany, NY 12205-1651 in memory of Philip Nostramo would be appreciated. For directions, information or to light a memory candle for the family please visit

Published in Albany Times Union from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2012