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Jean Orabona

Jean Orabona, a lifelong resident of the Bronx, died on August 23, 2017. She was 83.   Mrs. Orabona was born on July 12, 1934 in the Bronx to the late Frank and Antoinette (Carrelli) Varone. She is survived by her husband Albert Orabona, who...

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Ida Rose Sica

Ida Rose Sica, a longtime resident of the Bronx, died on August 23, 2017. She was 82. Mrs. Sica was born on September 22, 1934 in the Bronx to the late Giuseppe and Rosa (De Lucia) Mazzella. She is survived by her sons, Frankie and his wife Lissa...

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Giuseppe Marotta

Giuseppe Marotta, a longtime resident of the Bronx, died on August 8, 2017.  He was 86.   Mr. Marotta was born on November 15, 1930 in Santa Caterina Villarmosa, Sicily to the late Giuseppe and Maria (Rivituso) Marotta. He is survived by his...

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Susan Giddes

Susan Giddes, a longtime resident of the Bronx, died on August 3, 2017. She was 67.   Ms. Giddes was born on August 30, 1949 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to the late Arthur and Rose (Lewis) Giddes. She is survived by her sons, Eric DioGuardi...

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John J. DiStefano

John J. DiStefano, a lifelong resident of the Bronx, died on July 28, 2017. He was 90.   Mr. DiStefano was born on February 8, 1927 in the Bronx to the late Rosario and Rosa (DiMartino) DiStefano. He served in the US Army during World War...

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Rafael Figueroa Torres

Mr. Rafael Figueroa Torres died on July 24, 2017. He was 79. Mr. Rafael Figueroa Torres was born on March 5, 1938 in Puerto Rico to Mercedes Figueroa Gonzalez and Teodora Torres Ortiz. Mr. Torres is survived by his wife Paula Figueroa (nee...

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Irma Maschi

Irma Maschi, 89, of the Morris Park area of the Bronx, passed away peacefully with family members by her side on Friday, June 30, 2017. She emigrated to the United States from the northern foothills of Piacenza, Italy in the mid 1950’s to...

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Luong Nguyet Thi Le

Luong Nguyet Thi Le, a longtime resident of New York City, died on June 30, 2017. She was 78.   Funeral service will be Saturday 8:30am to 10:30am at Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home, 726 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Cremation to follow on...

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Antoinette G. Torres

Antoinette G. Torres, a longtime resident of the Bronx, died on June 27, 2017. She was 80. Ms. Torres is survived by her daughter Evette Corbin and her husband Michael. Visitation will be held on Thursday July 6, 2017 from 3-7pm. Services will be...

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