Obituary of Arlene DeMatteo
May 9, 1941-November 17, 2019
Arlene DeMatteo, of Valley Cottage, NY -previously of South
Blooming Grove, entered into eternal rest on Sunday November 17,
2019 at Nyack Hospital. She was 78 years old.
The daughter of Pasquale and Giovannina Moscatiello, Arlene was
born and raised in Bronx, NY.
Arlene was truly a one of a kind woman who will be remembered
for her kind heart, trusted guidance, and unwavering support. She
loved her big downstairs kitchen table where everyone gathered-
family, friends, neighbors, and anyone that came upon her door. The
coffee was always hot, the laughs were always loud and the advice
was always flowing- wanted or not. A fond memory for many. She
treasured her friends “The Crowd” who she was fortunate enough to
share over 70 years of friendship with. She was our fighter and did
so until the end when she went home to be with her parents and
sisters Linda, Cynthia, Gloria and Janet. She will be missed
Arlene is survived by her devoted husband Joseph “Joey”
DeMatteo and would have been married for 60 years in June. Her
children and spouses, Donna McGoldrick (Michael) of South
Blooming Grove, John DeMatteo of Valley Cottage, Joseph
DeMatteo of Matthews NC, Nicholas DeMatteo (Kathleen) of
Tuxedo Park, Jennifer Greenbush (Steven) of West Nyack and her
grandchildren Christie Delfino (Nicholas), Gina DeMatteo, Angelo
DeMatteo, Olivia DeMatteo, Matthew McGoldrick, Jake DeMatteo,
Michael McGoldrick, Evan Greenbush, Elaina Greenbush, and
Trevor Greenbush, will fondly recall countless memories with her.
Visitation will be Thursday November 21 from 7-9pm, Friday
November 22 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Joseph W Sorce Funeral
Home, 728 W Nyack Road, West Nyack NY.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday November 23 at 10am at
St. Anthony’s Church, 36 W Nyack Road, Nanuet NY.