2012-08-16 / Obituaries

Elizabeth ‘Bes ’ Naclerio -Gifen

Elizabeth Naclerio-Giffen died on Monday, August 13, 2012, at Calvary Hospital.

Bess was born on December 24, 1916, in the Bronx to George and Kathryn (Brown) Binns. She was a graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School.

On June 26, 1938, she married John Naclerio and they spent 51 years together until his death in 1989. She was also predeceased by her son John (“Sandy”), her second husband Vin Giffen, and her dear friend George Donnelly.

She resided for the past eight years at The Plaza at Clover Lake where she made some wonderful friends and was one of the Charter members of The Happy Hookers and Nifty Knitters.

She is survived by her daughter-inlaw;

Dolores Naclerio and daughters; Nancy DelSavio and her husband Arthur and Lynn Hertel and her husband Peter.

Bess is also survived by nine grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, many wonderful nieces and nephews and her loving Godchild; Donna Coletti Murljacic. Visiting will be on Friday, August 17, 2012 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m at Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512, 845-225-3672.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. James the Apostle Church 14 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512 on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to her name to: Calvary Hospital’s Calvary Fund, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461.

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