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April 20, 1919 - November 9, 2016
Burial Date: November 12, 2016
Visitation Friday November 11, 4:00pm-8:00pm
Funeral Mass Saturday November 12, 10AM St. Bartholomew Church, Yonkers NY
Cecile Marra passed away at Calvary Hospital in The Bronx on Wednesday November 9th, She was 97.
Cecile was born April 20, 1919 in New York City to Anthony and Rosa Genovese. She married her husband Frank in 1946 and together they moved to Yonkers. She worked as a seamstress for many years and was a delegate for the ILGWU. A charter member of the Choir at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Cecile was a volunteer at the Jewish Guild Home for The Blind and a member of Senior Citizen Group #6 and a former member of the Amiche Lodge, Sons of Italy.
She is survived by her Husband Frank of Yonkers, Sons Albert (Adrienne) of Virginia Beach, VA and Eugene (Montell) of Cooperstown, NY, Sister Bella Mastrangelo and a Brother, Alfred Genovese. Cecile also leaves behind many Nieces and Nephews, Grandchildren and one Great Grandchild.
Friends may visit Bryn Mawr Chapels, 23 Lockwood Avenue in Yonkers on Friday from 4 to 8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 12, 10AM at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Yonkers. Interment will follow at The Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Bartholomew’s Church, 15 Palmer Road, Yonkers NY 10701.