Luca Taffuri
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Sunday
17
November

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Sorce Assumma & Shankey Funeral Home
34 N. Summit Ave.
Pearl River, New York, United States
845-735-4849
Sunday
17
November

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Sorce Assumma & Shankey Funeral Home
34 N. Summit Ave.
Pearl River, New York, United States
845-735-4849
Monday
18
November

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Monday, November 18, 2019
St. Margaret of Antioch Church
115 W. Central Ave.
Pearl River, New York, United States
(845) 735-4746
Monday
18
November

Interment

11:30 am
Monday, November 18, 2019
Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
10 West Stevens Ave.
Hawthorne, New York, United States
(845) 352-3102

Obituary of Luca R. Taffuri

Luca “Luke” Taffuri 78, of Pearl River, New York, a resident of 37 years, passed away, peacefully surrounded by family on November 12th, 2019.

Luke was born on December 23, 1940 in the Bronx to Pasquale and Nicolina (Burriesci) Taffuri.

Luke was predeceased by his devoted wife, Margaret in 2014.

A beloved father to Luke (Geralyn), Patricia (Ray Faltinsky), AnnMarie (Keith Reilly) and Lena. He will be missed by his 11 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his sisters; Millie, Margaret, Anna and Catherine,  and brother Alfred.

Luke graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in the Bronx and later pursued Theology at St. Jerome’s University. 

He was a Military Policeman in the U.S. Army and served for 33 years as a Court Officer at both the Rockland County and New York Supreme Courts.

Luke was an active member of St. Margaret’s Parish and enjoyed supporting international missionaries.

He was an avid Mets fan, enjoyed time in his garden and loved watching and feeding birds from his backyard.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10:00 am Monday, November 18, 2019 at St. Margaret’s Church, Pearl River, NY. Burial to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY. Visitation will be Sunday, November 17, from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Sorce Assumma & Shankey Funeral Home, 34 N. Summit St., Pearl River, NY 10965 845-735-4849.

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