In Memory of



Obituary for George Alessi

George Alessi passed away on April 8, 2023 at the age of 96. He was born on May 30, 1926, to Anthony and Anna (LiGreci) Alessi.

George worked as an industrial engineer after receiving an MBA from CCNY in 1952. He served in the US Army during World War II and was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans. George was employed by the US Government, Department of Defense, for 39 years, retiring in 1986.

On November 21, 1953, George married Madeline Costanza and together they raised their son, Anthony Gerard.

George was a Knight of the Holy Sepulchre and an active parishioner at Saint Eugene Church in Yonkers, New York. He had been a member of the parish council, a lector, and an extraordinary minister of the Holy Eucharist. In 1972, George became the founder of the Serra Club of the Bronx and Westchester.

George dedicated his life to his family, friends and God. He was an annual retreatant, a member of the Holy Name Society and an active promoter of religious vocations. He became a member of the Male Glee Club of Yonkers in 1986 and was also a regular participant at the Lake Isle Nutrition Center in Eastchester, New York.

George was preceded in death by his wife, Lynn, and siblings, Benedict, Josephine, Nicholas, Rosalie, and Ann Marie. He is survived by his son, Anthony, and daughter-in-law, Claire, as well as his granddaughters, Jacqueline (Edward), Catherine (Ashok), and Stephanie (Michael). He leaves behind five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be fondly remembered by his caregiver of seven years, Bartek, and his many friends.

A Visitation will be held at the Flynn Memorial Home on Wednesday Morning, April 12, 2023 from 9:00 to 11:00 am.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated following the visiting at Saint Eugene Church, Yonkers, NY. at 11:30 am.

Committal will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Luke Foundation for Haiti by going to their website at

Flynn Memorial Home, Inc.
1652 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10710