Thomas R. Mendola, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, passed away on February 18, 2016. He was 79.
Thomas was born in Rome New York on November 4, 1936 to the late Russell and Mary(Giuliano) Mendola .Thomas proudly served in the Marine Corps for 4 years, having attained the rank of Sergeant by the time of his honorable discharge. Thomas started his career in the landscaping business with his father which was very successful before working for the village of Bronxville for 30 years.
Tom is survived by his beloved wife Margaret(Peggy Hughes) of 56 years whom he married on April 18, 1959 at Holy Family Church in New Rochelle. He is also survived by his children Russell(Lynnie),Michael, Linda(Dino Longhitano), Thomas(Magda) and John. Tom is also survived by his 2 sisters Marie(Joseph Quattrochi), and Debra(Tony Generoso) in addition to 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Visiting hours will be Sunday 4-8pm at Sisto & Paino, Inc. 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle, NY. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Monday 9:30 am at Holy Name Of Jesus Church. Interment will follow at Gate Of Heaven Cemetery.
Sisto & Paino Inc.