Carolina Tedone, 88, of New Rochelle, NY passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2013 of complications from dementia.Lina was born on May 12, 1925 in Forli, Italy to the late Fioravante and Albina Bizzarro. Lina was the eldest of 9; 6 sisters and 2 brothers. Lina travelled all over Europe, Africa, and The Middle East with her family performing as a famous contortionist and acrobat. She married Gaetano Thomas Tedone in 1948 in Naples, Italy and moved to New Rochelle, NY where she has lived ever since. Lina was a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and friend. Her three children, Eleanor, Luigi, and Tommy survive her, along with her 10 beloved grandchildren, Luigi, Alexis, Michael, Thomas, Ashley, Nicholas, Joseph, Julia, Taylor, and Anthony.A viewing will be held at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl. New Rochelle, NY, on Thursday, 12/26 and Friday, 12/27 from 5:00p to 9:00p. following a funeral Mass is scheduled for Saturday 9:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church in New Rochelle. Entombment will be held at Ferncliff Cemetery, following the mass. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Organization or to Calvary Hospital.