Rita Porzio, a longtime resident of Pelham, died on July 10, 2020 She was 93.
Rita was born on June 22, 1927 in New Rochelle to the Late Harry and Vincenza (Cestone) Camardella. Her parents passed away when she was a child and she was raised by Joseph and Angelina Camardella.
She worked for over 35 years At Pelham High School as a Hall Monitor and proudly manned the Detention Room.
Rita was predeceased by her husband Pal M. Porzio whom she married on May 1, 1949. He passed on June 1, 2015. She is survived by her daughters Angela Porzio and Grace (James) O’Neill; her 2 grandsons Paul O’Neill and James (Amanda) O’Neill and her great grandson Jace James O’Neill.
Visiting will be Tuesday 4-8pm at Sisto and Paino Inc., 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Wednesday10 am at St. Catharine’s Church, Pelham, NY. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to either Keith Michael Morris Memorial Foundation 41 West Castle Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805 or Butterflies from Jodie. 33 President Street, New Rochelle 10801.