2011-08-25 / Obituaries


Gussie Alfano, 94, of Carmel, NY passed away on August 17, 2011 surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Alfano was born on July 15, 1917 to Morris and Madeline (Pereira) Levine in Manhattan. Mrs. Alfano was a homemaker and dedicated her entire life to her family. She was very active in her community; as a Cub Scout Den Mother, Ladies Auxiliary Member and was the famed “Lunch Lady” at Mahopac High School.

She is survived by her two loving children; Martha Mary Huber of San Jose Calif., and Thomas Alfano of Carmel, as well as two grandsons, one great-grandchild, and two step-granddaughters. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Peter.

Visitation was on Monday, August 22, and services were held on Tuesday, August 23, at Cargain Funeral Home in Mahopac. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Westchester/Putnam, Development Department, 540 White Plains Road, Suite 300, Tarrytown, NY 10591-9908

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