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Stephen W. Lorusso

Stephen W. Lorusso, a longtime resident of Pelham and New Rochelle, died on October 19, 2014. He was 94.
Stephen was born on March 22, 1920, in Mount Vernon to the late Donato and Rose (Gagliardi) Lorusso. Stephen worked alongside his brother, Joseph and his father, starting in the ice and coal delivery business that transitioned into what became the Wakefield Oil Co. in Mount Vernon. He served in the Army during WWII.
Stephen was married on September 7, 1947 to his beloved wife, the former Joan Pizzarello who died in 2010. He is survived by his 3 loving children: Kathy (Ronald) Nardone, Lori DiMilia, and Elaine (Don) Glenn; his devoted grandchildren: Heather Nardone, Mark DiMilia, Steven DiMilia and Jennifer (James) Kitay; his 2 beloved great grandchildren: Hailey and Jace Kitay. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and many dear friends. He was predeceased by his devoted son-in-law Canio DiMilia, his brother Joseph, and his sister Katherine. He spent the last few months at the Bayberry Care Center where he was given extraordinary care.
Visiting hours will be Thursday 4-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, Inc., 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle, NY. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Friday 10:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church. Entombment will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery.

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