Emma “Chickie” Castellano, native Staten Islander passed away after a brief illness on Thursday, March 21st at the age of 79, surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her loving husband George and her grandson Daniel. Emma is survived by her 11 children, daughters Dobie (Ron) Watson, Dawn and her sons Dean (Diane), Don (Susan), Dale (Cynthia), Danny (Janice), Darren (Connie), Drew (Jodi), Don Jr (Toni Ann), David and Dominick. Also her forty two (42) grandchildren Ronny (Nicole), Rocky (Tara), Justin (Brigitte), Shannon, Tarren (Kenny), Dana, Angela (Eric), Corey (Candy), Staciann (Nick), Jason, Stephen, Kayla, Vincent (Val), Nikki, Christine,… Read complete obituary here.
Stephen Vincent Moscowitch passed away suddenly at his home in Naples, Florida on March 8th 2019 at the age of 70. Stephen was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn to Rose and Stephen Moscowitch on November 20th 1948. In 1962 the family moved to Sunnyside, Staten Island. Stephen graduated New Dorp High School and was a member of the football team. He attended Staten Island Community College before transferring to Pace University. After College he served 6 years in the Army National Guard. On October 11th 1969 he married Elizabeth (Betsy) McMillan of Castleton Corners who preceded him on March 15th, 2002. Stephen… Read complete obituary here.
Doris Victoria Willis passed away on March 3 2019. Lovingly known as Di she was born on March 4, 1942 in New York, New York to Effie and Donald Willis. Di graduated from the fashion Institute of Technology in 1974, shortly after she began her career in fashion designing Children’s wear and evening wear. Her debut as a designer of wedding dresses came in 1978 after she was profiled at a Bloomingdale’s fashion show honoring new black designers from F.I.T. that same year the famed fashion publicist Eleanor Lambert featured Di in her “Rising Star” presentation at the Plaza. Through Di’s… Read complete obituary here.
Caroline E. Decker (nee Soehler), 90, of West Brighton passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 12th at SI University Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey to William & Wilimenia Soehler, she moved to Staten Island after marrying her husband of 54 years, David L. Decker, Jr. who passed away in 2006. In her earlier years, Caroline enjoyed camping with her husband and three sons as well as the occasional trip to Atlantic City. In her spare time she enjoyed playing sudoku, word search and watching game shows and talking on the phone with family… Read complete obituary here.
Janice E. Hall passed away on Wednesday, March 6th at Avon Lake, Ohio at the age of 92 surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her loving husband, A. Walter Hall. She is survived by her daughter, Andrea (Robert) Dunn and her sons, Donald (Yonna) Hall and Keith (Susan) Hall and a grandson Luke (Dara) Hall. A Service at Cherubini McInerney Funeral Home will be held Wednesday at 11am followed by a burial at Fairview Cemetery. Family and Friends to be received on Tuesday from 2-4pm & 7-9pm at Cherubini McInerney Funeral Home. In Lieu of flowers, donations… Read complete obituary here.