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RODIA Filomena Ann ("Fanny")
Birth: 25 Jul 1926 Manhattan, N.Y.
Death: 10 Jul 2015 Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Burial: 15 Jul 2015 Old St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
1940 in Bronx, New York, N.Y.
NYC Marr Idx on ancestry
Obit collection abstract on ancestry
Obituary for Filomena Buono
A resident of Wappingers Falls, entered into rest Friday, July 10, 2015 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center,
Poughkeepsie. She was 88 years old. Daughter of the late Vincenzo and Rose Rodia, she was born July
25, 1926 in Manhattan.
Fanny worked for many years as a secretary at Monroe College in the Bronx. On January 14, 1951 she
married Frank Buono . Mr. Buono survives at home.
Fanny was an extraordinary woman. Ever the optimist, she felt that the plate of food and life should always
be full. Her happiness was to give; it was never about her.
If you were happy, she was thrilled. It was the little things in life that brought her happiness, like her trips to
Monticello Casino, going out to lunch with her family and playing bingo with her friends. Fanny made friends
wherever she went. Her infectious personality, beautiful spirit and all around gracious nature attracted
Fanny had fans. Her saying was "this too shall pass" and while now things are hard, she would want us to
be happy just as she always was. In addition to her husband, Fanny is survived by her sons, Joseph Buono
and his wife, Eileen and their children, Joseph, Esq. and Jessica and John Buono and his wife, Mary and
their children, Dominic, Anthony and Anna; her nephews, Peter and his wife, Rita and her great-nephew,
Peter, Vincent and Lee Cerchiara; her nieces, Lorraine Cerchiara and Diane Caporale and her husband,
Dennis; her great-nieces, Erica and her husband, Ernie; her great-nephew, Matthew Caporale her great-
great nieces, Victoria and Valerie; her cousins, Nilda, Anthony, Deanna and Gloria and their families; and
many more loving cousins and friends. In addition to her parents, Fanny was predeceased by her sisters,
Argentina "Argie" Ragaglia and her husband, Mike and Concetta "Tina" Cerchiara and her husband, Frank;
her niece, Marion Ragaglia.
Family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral
Home, 55 East Main Street, Wappingers Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. on
Wednesday, July 15 at St. Mary's Church, Clinton Street, Wappingers Falls. Interment will follow in the
family plot at St. Raymond's Cemetery in the Bronx.
Source : Straub Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home
pub rec on ancestry 705 Van Nest Ave., Bronx, NY
RODIA Vincenzo (James) (7 Nov 1887 - 25 Sep 1943)
CIRINO Rosa (15 Nov 1894 - 25 Jul 1928)
RODIA Concetta Barbera (26 Aug 1924 - 7 Jan 2004)
RODIA Filomena Ann ("Fanny") (25 Jul 1926 - 10 Jul 2015)
Marriage To BUONO Francesco J. (Frank) ()
Children by BUONO Francesco J. (Frank)
BUONO Joseph Albert ()
BUONO John F. ()
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