SOMERS, N.Y. - Lena Schiavone, formerly of Somers, died Dec. 17 at the age of 93.
She was born on Jul. 23, 1918 in New York City, the daughters of Carlo and Carmela Corica. Schiavone graduated from Evander Childs High School. She married Joseph J. Schiavone on Oct. 1, 1939 at Immaculate Conception Church in Bronx, N.Y.
Schiavone was a retired cook and deli worker at Jesse's Deli in Yorktown Heights. Most recently of Mahopac, N.Y., she was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church and a member of the Senior Drop-in and Senior Center there.
She is survived by her son Joseph and his wife Grace of Mahopac, her daughters Theresa Newkirk, Carol Laslo and her husband Larry and Camille Malkin, all of Danbury, Conn. and Rita Schiavone and her husband Kent Allred of Pittsboro, N.C. and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visiting was held on Monday ay Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac. A funeral mass was offered on Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Church in Mahopac, followed by interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Somers.
Memorial donations may be made to St. John's Food Pantry, 225 East Lake Boulevard, Mahopac, NY 10541 or St. John's Altar Rosary Society, 225 East Lake Boulevard, Mahopac, NY 10541.
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