Priscilla Rose (nee Marallo) Picarello (10/04/15)
Priscilla Rose Marallo Picarello, a life-long resident of Peekskill, NY passed away on October 4, 2015. She was 91 years old. Priscilla was born on December 18, 1923 in Peekskill to Carmine and Consiglia Caputi Marallo. She attended local area schools and attended Peekskill High School. During WWII she worked as a seamstress at Nan Flower Slip Factory, also at Andy’s Restaurant and for White’s and Waldbaum’s in Peekskill as a meat packer. On September 21, 1947 she married Anthony Picarello at the Assumption Church in Peekskill. They were married for 59 ½ years.
Priscilla was a Brownie Leader at the Assumption School, a member of the Daughters of Catholic War Veteran’s, the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW and the American Legion; the Metro-North Retirees Club, USRR Retirement Board and a Life Member of the RR Old Timer’s Club. She was also an active fund raiser for the American Heart Association.
She is survived by her two daughters; Linda Greene and her husband Richard of Peekskill and Donna DiMilia and her husband Robert, Sr. of Greenberg, PA., two grandchildren; Tina Marie Greene and Robert (Allison) DiMilia, Jr., and a great grandson Anthony DiMilia. Also surviving are two brothers; Gerald Marallo and Joseph Marallo, along with several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Anthony Picarello, four brothers and two sisters; Ralph Marallo, Marie Vanca, Florence Serino, John Marallo, Donald Marallo and Edward Marallo.
Visitation is Friday, October 9th from 4pm to 8pm at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, Peekskill, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday, October 10th, at 10am at the Assumption Church. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Assumption Organ Restoration Project. Please make checks payable to: “ASSUMPTION CHURCH ORGAN RESTORATION”.