Lucy Parisi

Obituary of Lucy Parisi

Lucy S. Parisi passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at The Willows at Ramapo Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Suffern, NY.  She was 94 years old.  Daughter of the late John and Josephine St. Angelo Cortese, she was born March 2, 1924 in Jamaica, NY.  Lucy was a Matron with Varsity School Bus of Brooklyn, NY.  She spent 25 years in Vero Beach, FL, where she was very involved in community events.  Lucy was the widow of her first husband, Cosimo Graganella and her second husband, Jack Parisi.

Survivors include her loving children:  Josephine Maranzano and her husband Anthony of Amenia, NY, John Graganella and his wife Maria of Highland Mills, NY, Robert Graganella and his wife Patricia of Rockville Centre, NY; thirteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  Lucy was predeceased by four brothers and four sisters.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 7th at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY 10950.  A Chapel Service will begin at 7:45 p.m. on Monday Evening in the Funeral Home officiated by Rev. Michael F. Keane.  Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101.