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Obituary of Gloria M. Falzon
Gloria M. Falzon of Phillipsport, retired nurse with Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx and Bellevue Hospital in New York City, became an angel in heaven on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 after a long illness. She was 84.
The daughter of the late Anthony Koledi Sr. and Mary Bender Koledi, she was born August 3, 1934 in New York City.
Gloria was a former resident of New York City and the Highland Rehab & Nursing Center in Middletown. She was always concerned for the well-being of her family, friends and community. Gloria was a longtime member and past president of the Phillipsport Community Center as well as a member of St. Mary and St. Andrew’s Church in Ellenville.
Survivors include her daughter: Denise Falzon Bertolacci & her husband Eugene of Wurtsboro; a granddaughter: Marie Brown of Wurtsboro; great grandchildren: Leigha and Connor; step-grandchildren: Eugene Michael Bertolacci of Bloomingburg, Michelle Bertolacci & her husband Jeremy Doxsey of Woodbourne, Danielle Stevens & her husband Thomas of Monroe and Joseph Bertolacci of Garnerville; step-great-grandchildren Mack and Gauge Stevens; a brother: Daniel Koledi of Castaic, CA; sisters-in-law: Virginia Koledi of Long Island and Mimi Akst; brother-in-law: David Falzon & his wife Mimi; nieces and nephews: Michael, Thomas, Kevin, Karen, Susan, Cylinda, Priscilla, Juan, Gabriel and Bryant; several great nieces and great nephews.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband Charles; son Douglas; brothers Anthony Jr. and Stanley; grandson Carl Boyd; her in-laws: Anthony and Ramona Falzon; sisters-in-law Deanna and Ann Koledi and Violet Falzon; brother-in-law: Anthony Falzon Jr.; and a niece Teresa Falzon.
Visitation was held on Monday, February 18 from 6:00 to 9:00pm at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 111 Sullivan Street in Wurtsboro. Her funeral mass was celebrated on Tuesday, February 19 at 10:00am at the St. Mary and St. Andrew’s Church, 137 South Main Street in Ellenville, NY. Interment of her ashes were held at the Poplar Grove Cemetery in Phillipsport.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Wurtsboro. For additional information or to send an online condolence, please visit www.kennyfuneralhome.com .
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