Rachel Monteleone, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on December 25, 2015. She was 94.
Rachel was born on December 6, 1921 in Scilla, Calabria, Italy to the late Leonardo and Maria (Scarfone) Ribuffo.
She worked for many years as a seamstress for Nancy Fashions in New Rochelle. She was a devoted parishioner of St. Gabriel’s Church in New Rochelle.
She was predeceased by her husband Vincent.
She is survived by her two sons Frank Monteleone and his wife Janie and Leonard Monteleone and his fiancé Kristine and her three grandchildren: Gabriella, Vincenzo and Rocco.
Visiting will be Sunday 2-4 & 7 -9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled Monday 9:30am at St. Gabriel’s Church. Entombment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Chester, NY. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that Masses be offered in her memory.