Monica Cocozza of Pelham passed away on Monday May 20, 2019. She was 89 years old.
Monica was born in the Bronx, New York to Anthony and Carmela Maniaci. She was also raised in the Bronx with her brother Joseph. Monica attended Walton High School where she excelled in typing and secretarial studies.
Monica would later meet her husband in 1957 and marry that same year at St. Frances of Rome Church in the Bronx. The couple lived in the Bronx before moving to Pelham in 1970 where they raised their son Augie. She briefly worked for Longines in New Rochelle as a typist. Monica was an extremely religious person. She would go to St. Catharine's Church daily. She will be remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother. She was a generous and humble person who loved to help and please people. She adored her West Highland Terriers.
Monica leaves behind her son Augie and her grand-daughter Tiffany. She is also survived by her many nieces, cousins and extended family. She will also be missed by her dog Cody and everyone she knew. Monica is predeceased by her husband Frank and brother Joseph.
A celebration of Monica's life will take place at the Pelham Funeral Home located at 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham on Wednesday, May 22nd from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A Mass will take place at St Catharine's Church on Thursday, May 23rd at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at St Raymond's Cemetery in the Bronx, New York. For more information or to leave a condolence please visit www.pelhamfuneral.com.