- February 28, 2021
Service Date: March 5, 2021
Phyllis Auliano (September 1, 1932 - February 28, 2021) Service Date: March 5th, 2021 Phyllis Auliano was a lifelong New Yorker, with a passion for family, friends, and learning. For Phyllis, 'New York' meant Union Square -- a neighborhood she loved -- and where she lived and worked. Phyllis enjoyed a long successful career at Guardian Life Insurance Company, where her intelligence and attention-to-detail got noticed, allowing her to...
February 24, 1953 - February 16, 2021
Service Date: February 23, 2021
- February 14, 2021
Service Date: February 21, 2021
York Kue Chan March 19, 1932 – February 14, 2021 York K. Chan, the former President of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA), passed away on Sunday, February 14, at age 92. During his extraordinary lifetime, his love for all was evident in his tremendous contributions to Chinese-Americans, the Chinatown community in New York, and others in need. Mr. Chan grew up in Guangzhou, China, and immigrated to the United States...
- February 11, 2021
Service Date: February 16, 2021
Pura Crespo Carames, 97, of Manhattan, New York, passed away peacefully, Thursday, February 11, 2021, at her home in the Lower East Side. Pura was born on February 22, 1923, in Galicia, A Coruna, Spain, in the town of Bergondo. Following her marriage to Jose Antonio Carames in the early 1950s, she immigrated to New York City and became a naturalized citizen to join her husband, who had previously immigrated to NYC from the same area in Spain....
- February 8, 2021
Service Date: February 20, 2021
It is with great sadness that I share the news of my mother Nancy (Tina) Launi's passing. She passed away on February 8th at 7;50 a.m. She was born in Italy and resided in Soho for the last 40 years. She owned Caffe Tina on Prince Street and was loved by all in the neighborhood. She was strong and beautiful and loved by so many. She is survived by her children Teresa and Jianluigi, her grandchildren Jaden, Isabella, Rocco, and Julianna. She...
- January 31, 2021
Service Date: no services
BOSTELMAN - Leta (nee Buchanan). Of New York City, NY, formerly of Tenafly and Ringwood, NJ, on January 31, 2021, age 98, passing peacefully at home. A trailblazer, astute and inquisitive until the end. She will be missed. Her vibrant career included 20 years at Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (now Abrams Books), where she was VP and Managing Editor, retiring at age 73. She loved to travel with her loving husband William of 57 years (deceased in 2004),...
- January 15, 2021
Service Date: January 22, 2021
Maria de Lurdes Faustino Ascenso passed away on January 15, 2021. She is survived by her husband, Joaquim Henriques Ascenso. They shared 51 years of marriage together. Her daughters, Ines Ascenso Hoerrner and Dinella Ascenso Ayala and her grandchildren Lucian, Ava, Felix and Sebastian will forever remember her love. A memorial mass will be held at St. Anthony's of Padua at 155 Sullivan St. on Friday, January 22.
July 5, 1927 - January 11, 2021
Service Date: January 16, 2021
Josephine (Cookie) Stropoli, of Greenwich Village, NY, passed away on January 11, 2021 at the age of 93. Born in Little Italy and a life long resident of Greenwich Village, she will be missed by all. Josephine is preceded in death by her beloved husband Salvatore and son James. She is survived by her sons, Joseph and Steven, grandsons Matthew, Santino and Vittorio and many nieces and nephews. A graveside service was held on January 16, 2021.
- January 10, 2021
Service Date: January 13, 2021
Teresa (Honey) Sorrento passed away on January 10, 2021. She was 83 years old. Honey resided in NYC for the last 50 years. She was born in East Orange, NJ. Daughter of the late Peter and Elizabeth Landusco. She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Victor Sorrento. Her loving family Valentino and Francine Sorrento of Monroe Twp, NJ, Peter and Nora Sorrento of East Brunswick, NJ. Her treasured grandchildren, Peter, Victor, Dayna and...
- January 9, 2021
Service Date: January 14, 2021
John Daniel Lacorazza, 96 of New York, New York, passed away, Saturday, January 9, 2021 at St. Clare's Hospital in Dover, New Jersey. A private celebration of his life was held at St. Patrick's Basilica on Thursday, January 14, 2021. His cremains will be interred at St Patrick's columbarium, joining his wife Elena (Ellie) of 70 years who had passed away prior in 2017. Memorial donations may be made to the John D. Lacorazza Memorial Fund,...
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