Amelia Silvestro

Amelia Silvestro

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Amelia Silvestro was born in 1927 in Volturara Irpina, Italy to Costantina and Luigi Discepola. After arriving in America at the age of 9, she became a long time resident of the Bronx in New York. Later in life, she and her husband moved to Yonkers.

On Saturday, June 20, 2020, at the age of 92, after a long struggle, Amelia‘s earthly journey ended. She passed away in St. James in Long Island. She was a strong and courageous women.

Amelia, beloved wife of the late John Silvestro. Loving mother of Jenny (Joseph) Tranfaglia, Tina, and predeceased by John (Ellen). Predeceased by her brother, Mario Discepola, survived by her dear sister-in- law, Angela, and her nieces and nephews. Cherished grandmother of Amanda Rose Tranfaglia, born prematurely and passed away after 33 days, Nicholas (Sarah) Tranfaglia, Amelia Ellen (Raymond) Kummer and John Silvestro. Great grandmother to R.J.Kummer

We are all so blessed by her life and love.
The family appreciates your kind thoughts and prayers.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Little Angel Fund, PO Box 510, Selden, N. Y. 11784, which supports the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital in Stony Brook N. Y.
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    St. Raymond's Cemetery
    2600 Lafayette Ave.
    BRONX, NY 10465
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Patricia Ginsburg

Posted at 12:36am
Condolences to your family. She put up a battle but God said it was time to join her Heavenly family. I will remember her delicious food and her warmth.

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